Who can register to vote?
You can register to vote at your current address if you are 16 years old or over and a British, Irish, European Union or qualifying Commonwealth citizen.
If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can be registered to vote but you will not be able to vote in an election until you turn 18 years old.
If you are a citizen from a Commonwealth country, you can register if you have leave to enter or remain in the UK.
If are you unsure whether the country you are a citizen of is in the European Union or Commonwealth, please check the lists below.
European Union countries
|Croatia||Hungary||Republic of Ireland|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Kenya||St Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Dominica||New Zealand||Trinidad and Tobago|
|The Gambia||Papua New Guinea||United Kingdon|
|Grenada||Republic of Cyprus||United Republic of Tanzania|
|India||St Christopher and Nevis||Zambia|
British Overseas Territories
Citizens from the following countries can register to vote in the UK:
|Bermuda||Pitcairn, Henderson, Dulcie and Oeno Islands|
|British Antarctic Territory||St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha|
|British Indian Ocean Territory||South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands|
|Cayman Islands||Sovereign Base areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia on Cyprus|
|Falkland Islands||Turks and Caicos Islands|
Residents from Hong Kong who hold a British Dependent Territories, British Nationals (Overseas) or British Overseas passport are can also register to vote in the UK.
British Crown Dependencies
Citizens from the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands including Jersey, Guernsey, Sark, Alderney, Herm and the other inhabited Channel Islands can register to vote in the UK.
If you have any questions regarding your eligibility to be registered to vote, please email email@example.com.