Register to vote this July | With the 2024 UK General Election approaching on Thursday 4th July 2024, it is important that if you are eligible to vote, you are registered at the relevant address by the deadline of Tuesday 18th June 2024.

Register to vote this July.

With the 2024 UK General Election approaching on Thursday 4th July 2024, it is important that if you are eligible to vote, you are registered at the relevant address by the deadline of Tuesday 18th June 2024.

You can register to vote at both your out-of-term time address (e.g. parent/carers home) and your student term-time address. You can only vote in 1 registered location, but you choose which one you wish to vote in.

It is important to remember to register your term-time address as the address you will be living on 4th July – this may be different to your current address.

Here is a step-by-step guide to help you register to vote:

Step 1: Eligibility Check.

You can register to vote if:

  • You are a British citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a Commonwealth country with leave to remain in the UK.
  • You are 18 or over on the day of the election
  • You are a resident at an address in the UK or a UK citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK within the last 15 years.

Step 2: Register online.

Visit the UK Government’s voter registration website

Follow the instructions on the screen – the process will take 5 minutes. Before you start the registration process, make sure you have the following information ready:

  • Your National Insurance number.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your current address.
  • Your previous address (if you have moved recently).

You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully registered

Step 3: Choose your voting method.

  • In Person: You will vote at your local polling station on election day.
  • By Post: If you are away from home or prefer to vote by post, you can apply for a postal vote.
  • By Proxy: If you can’t vote in person, you can nominate someone you trust to vote on your behalf.

Step 4: Stay unformed.

Keep up to date with the latest election news and candidate information to make an informed choice. Consider attending local debates or reading up on party manifestos.

Registration deadline & voter ID.

You must register to vote by Tuesday 18th June 2024 to be eligible to vote in the 2024 General Election.

You will also be required to provide a valid photo ID to be able to vote in the general election. If you do not have a valid photo ID you can apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate that can be used instead of photo ID.

All information on the upcoming election, voter registration and more can be found on the Electoral Commission website.

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