One thing that we hear a lot when talking talking about voting in the any sort of election is that people don’t know how to register to vote. Well, we’re here to help! Registering to vote is quick and easy and can be done on almost any device that’s connected to the internet.
The first thing you need to know is whether you are eligible to vote:
- You must be 16 or over to register to vote, although, you cannot vote until you turn 18
- A UK, Republic of Ireland or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
- A citizen of a European Union country living in the UK
- A citizen of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory living in the UK
The quickest way to register in England, Scotland or Wales, you can register at gov.uk/register-to-vote. You can register on your phone and it only takes 5 minutes!