Application Forms

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Don't forget to Register to Vote

The quickest way to register is online at www.gov.uk/registertovote:

 

*PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE REGISTERED BEFORE COMPLETING ANY POSTAL, PROXY OR OPT-OUT APPLICATION FORMS*

 

For more information about registering to vote please visit our How to Register webpage by clicking the button below:

 

How To Register

 

 

Application Form Guide

Follow the table below to find out what you need to do:

 

Types of Application FormTypes of Application FormTypes of Application Form
Why would you complete this Application Form?  What happens after you apply?Application Form Link
If you need to register and would like to do so by post (paper
form) and not online

When your application form arrives at the Electoral Registration Office your name, date of birth and national insurance details are checked against government digital portals. If your details match then you are added to the Electoral Register.  You will then receive a letter to confirm your entry on the electoral register.

 

If your details do not match the information on the government portals then you will receive a letter asking to supply further evidence.

Invitation To Register (ITR) Form (English & Welsh)

 

If you would like to vote by post and not go to a polling station on
poll day

Your ballot papers are delivered to your home address or to any requested forwarding address. Your ballot papers will be delivered to you as part of a pack which you will need to complete and return in order for your vote to be counted. You should receive these within 10 days of poll day. You must provide your signature and date of birth as this information is used to verify your ballot papers.

Postal Form - English & Welsh

You would like someone else to vote on my behalf at the polling station
by setting up a proxy

Please contact us in the Electoral Registration Office by clicking the Contact Details button in the next column to request a Proxy Application form. 

Please provide the reason for this request in order for the correct form to be sent.

 

You will receive a letter confirming that the person you have nominated to cast your vote on your behalf (proxy) has been approved. Your proxy will receive a poll card. Your proxy must visit the polling station in person on poll day to cast your vote on your behalf.

 

*Please note that the person you nominate must be on the Electoral Register or they cannot be your proxy*

 

Contact Details

If you would like to opt-out of the Open Register  

To find out more about the Open Register please click the button below:

 

Open Register

 

You will receive a letter confirming that your record on the Electoral Register has been amended and you will then be opted out of the Open Register. 

 

*You can complete our Online Opt Out Form or print a paper copy of the form to complete and post back to us.  Click which method you would like in the Application Form Link column*

 

On-line Opt Out Form

 

 

Opt Out Form - English & Welsh

If you need to change your name on the Electoral Register          
    

 *Don't forget - you need to send evidence that you have changed your name with the form!  This does not need to be an original. You can send us a copy of a marriage certificate, amended birth certificate or a deed poll certificate*

 

The details on your form will be checked against the details on your evidence. If they match then your name will be changed on the register and amendment letter will be sent.

 

If the details do not match then you will receive a letter asking for further information.

Change of Name Form - English

 

Change of Name Form - Welsh

Types of Waiver Form

If you want to vote by post but cannot provide a signature              

*This is a Postal Waiver form which allows you to vote without having to provide a signature. There must be a valid reason, such as an inability which may mean that your signature is inconsistent. If you apply for a postal waiver you will only have to provide your date of birth when completing your postal application and postal ballot paper.*

 

Your ballot papers are delivered to your home address or to any nominated forwarding address. Your ballot papers will be delivered to you as part of a pack which you will need to complete and return in order for your vote to be counted. You should receive these within 10 days of poll day. You must provide your date of birth as this information is used to verify my ballot papers.

Postal Waiver Form - English & Welsh           

If you would like someone else to vote on your behalf at the polling station but you are  unable to provide a
signature

Please contact us in the Electoral Registration Office by clicking the Contact Details button in the next column to request a Proxy Waiver form.

 

*If you apply for a proxy waiver you will need to nominate a person to act as your Proxy Waiver. You will need to provide your date of birth and your nominated person can assist (with your approval) to help you fill out the details on the form *

 

You will receive a letter confirming that the person you have nominated to cast your vote for you (my proxy) have been approved. Your proxy will receive a polling card before poll day that has your name on it. Your proxy must visit the polling station in person on poll day and take the poll card with them. They will then be able to cast your vote for you.

 

*Please note that the person you nominate must be on the Electoral Register or they cannot be your proxy*

Contact Details

The Electoral Register is updated monthly and published once a year. The current register was published on 1st December 2017. The next publication will be on 1st December 2018.

 

 

 

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