Registering to Vote from 16 Years Old

It is important to register on to the Electoral Roll so you can vote at elections.

You can register to vote from the age of 16 although you cannot vote until you are 18. Registering to vote now means you will be eligible to vote as soon as you turn 18.

You will need your national insurance number to register to vote. To register please visit


If you're a student and have different home and term time addresses, you can register at both addresses and vote in both locations for local government elections.

You can vote in only one location for UK elections.