How can you VOTE in the December elections?

The following information is based on information on the website of The Electoral Commission.

The deadline to register to vote in the UK Parliamentary general election on 12 December is 11.59 p.m. (5.00 p.m. on some areas for postal votes) on 26 November. All forms referred to are available to download on The Electoral Commission website.

How to register to vote
Registering to vote online is the easiest and quickest way.
It only takes five minutes, and all you need is your national insurance number.
If you’re unable to register online, you can apply by post (see their website)
You only need to register once, unless you change your address, name or nationality.
If you do change address, name or nationality, you need to register to vote again.

Declaration of local connection form
If you don’t have a permanent address, you can register at an address where you spend a lot of your time or have some connection. This could be a previously permanent address, shelter or similar place.
Register to vote form (no fixed address – on website)
There are two forms – one for people in England and Wales, and one for people in Scotland. Alternatively, you can get the form from your local electoral registration office.

Part of the gypsy or travelling community
If you are staying at a site for a reasonable length of time, then you can be considered as living there and can register at that address. Register to vote (Opens in new window)
If you do not have a settled address where you can be considered to be living, then you can register either at the place where you spend most of your time or at the place where you most have a local connection.
Download register to vote form (no fixed address) (Opens in new window).
There are two forms – one for people in England and Wales, and one for people in Scotland.
Alternatively, you can get the form from your local electoral registration office.

Find contact details for your local electoral registration office
Living on a boat or other movable residence
If you live on a boat, houseboat or similar residence which has a fixed or permanent mooring you can register at that address. Register to vote (Opens in new window on website)
If you don’t have a permanent mooring then you can register either at a place where you spend most of your time or have some connection. This could be the place where you were last permanently registered or, for example, a boatyard that you use for maintenance.
Download register to vote form (no fixed address) (Opens in new window on website)
There are two forms – one for people in England and Wales, and one for people in Scotland.
Alternatively, you can get the form from your local electoral registration office

Find contact details for your local electoral registration office
You will need a postcode for the desired “place” and go on The Electoral Commission website to search. Alternatively, search electoralregistrationoffice GOV.UK  > the electoral register and the “open register” > Contact your local registration office (where you will need to enter the postcode for the lace which is you ‘base’. Register to vote.