Radford Semele Parish Council
1 min read
25 May

Who is eligible to register to vote?

You must be aged 16 or over.

You can register to vote if you’re a British citizen or an Irish citizen. 

You can also register if you have permission to enter or stay in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man - or you do not need permission - and you’re a:

  • Commonwealth citizen 
  • citizen of Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal or Spain 
  • citizen of another EU country, if you have had permission to enter or stay - or not needed permission - since 31 December 2020, and this has continued without a break

You can register to vote from the age of 16 however you are not able to vote in Elections until you turn 18 years old.

How to register to vote?

You are required to register to vote whenever you move address.

Registering to vote is quick and simple. All you need to provide in order to make an application is your Date of Birth and your National Insurance Number. The easiest way to register to vote is online.

Alternatively we can send you a paper invitation to register upon request, you can email the office on elections@warwickdc.gov.uk and a member of our team will assist you.

Voter identification

From 4 May 2023, you will be required to show photographic identification at polling stations before you are given a ballot paper. Voter identification.


Find out more about registering to vote if you're a student living away during term-time.

Accessibility resources

BSL: Registering to vote 

Frequently asked questions

Elections FAQs