Are YOU registered?

Got 5 mins to spare? Make sure you're registered to vote

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Remember - you can not vote if you are not registered to do so.

The deadline for voting registration is 23:59 on 18th June - get cracking!

Quick guide to registering to vote

  • Make sure you're eligible to vote

    • you must be over 18 to vote in the General Election
    • you do not need to be a British citizen to vote
      • you can register to vote if you’re a British citizen, Irish citizen or a citizen of an EU country
    • you can also be resident at an address in the UK or living abroad (registered as an overseas voter)

To check eligibility, Can I Vote have a handy tool you can use!

  • Register to vote

    • it takes less than 5 minutes!
    • you can NOT vote if you aren't registered
    • you will be asked to provide:
      • date of birth
      • nationality
      • address
      • national insurance number (don't have yours? No problem, you can register without it!)

If you are on holiday or will be busy on the day of the election (4th July), do not fear! You can register for a postal vote to ensure you can still exercise your democratic right - you will need to register for a postal vote by 5pm on the 19th June, and you can resgister for a postal vote here.

Register to vote now!

If you don't have a valid form of ID, the NUS has you covered - click here to get your FREE CitizenCard!

  • Vote!

    • your polling card (sent to you once you're registered to vote) will advise your nearest polling station
    • you don't need to take your polling card to vote, but you will need to take your ID
    • you can vote in-person on 4th July
    • polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm - these times are very strict so do NOT leave it til the last minute
    • when you arrive at the polling station:
      • you will need to provide your name and address to the staff
      • you will need to show your ID
      • you will be given a ballot paper and shown to a voting booth
      • follow the instructions on your ballot paper and put an 'X' in the box of the candidate you wish to vote for (unless you choose to spoil your ballot paper)
      • once you have chosen your candidate and marked the paper, fold it over
      • place the folded paper in the ballot box
      • pat yourself on the back - you've just voted!

If you want things to change, you have to vote. Want some mrore info? The NUS can provide you with all the info you need thanks to their Turn Up campaign!

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