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Registering to vote

Last Modified May 10, 2022


Currently not registered? Or need to update your registration?

You can only vote in elections if your name is on the register.

You can use the online register to vote service to;

  • Register to vote,
  • Update your name, address or nationality or
  • Opt in or out of the open register


Who can register?


You must be aged 16 or over to register.

You must also be one of the following:

  • All British, Commonwealth, Irish and other European Union citizens.
  • Crown servants employed outside the United Kingdom.
  • Members of HM Forces and their spouses.
  • European citizens are allowed to vote in European and local elections only.
  • Overseas electors.
  • Overseas electors are allowed to vote in Parliamentary and European elections only.


You can vote when you are 18 or over.

You can check which elections you are eligible to vote in.


Deadlines for electoral registration

If your application is submitted or altered after the application deadline, your registration will be published on the following months publication date.

 Application deadlinepublication date 
10th January 2022 1st February 2022
7th February 2022 1st March 2022
10th March 2022 1st April 2022
7th April 2022 3rd May 2022
10th May 2022 1st June 2022
9th June 2022 1st July 2022
8th July 2022 1st August 2022
10th August 2022 1st September 2022


For further assistance please email elections@hertsmere.gov.uk or call 02082077481.

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