If you want to have your say at an election in the UK, you must be registered to vote. Using your vote gives you a say on who makes important decisions affecting your day to day life: everything from roads and recycling in your area, to education and climate change.

New voter ID requirements

You will need photo identification (ID) if you want to vote in person at future elections

Important changes to the way you vote

Changes to postal and proxy voting are among the changes being brought in by the new Elections Act

Contact electoral services