Individual electoral registration goes live
The way people register to vote has changed.
Individual electoral registration
This is a new system of registration which has been introduced
to ensure greater confidence as to the identity of electors and
improved access to the registration process.
Individual registration will require each person to register
themselves and to provide personal identifiers - date of birth and
national insurance number. This will allow registration officers to
cross check the information provided against national
databases and other council records before a person is added to the
To register online under the new
You need to provide a few more details to register – including your
national insurance number and date of birth. This makes the
electoral register more secure.
- Visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
- Fill in your name, address, date of birth and
other information. You’ll also need your National Insurance number,
which can be found on your National Insurance card, or in official
paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax
- When your information is verified, we will
send you an acknowledgment letter.
For more information, see answers to some key
No access to the internet? You can ring the office on 020 7364
0872 and we will send you a form.
5 Clove Crescent
Tel: 020 7364 0872
Fax: 020 7364 3758