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Register to vote anonymously

You can register to vote anonymously if you're concerned about your name and address appearing on the electoral register for safety reasons.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales

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Register to vote anonymously (England)

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Register to vote anonymously (Wales)

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Register to vote anonymously (Wales) Welsh language

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Register to vote anonymously (Scotland)

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Details

Use this form to register to vote anonymously. Your name and address won’t appear on the electoral register. Your electoral registration office will not disclose your details to anyone, unless they are legally required to.

How to use this form

  1. Fill in the electoral registration form.

  2. Make sure you sign the declaration.

  3. Provide evidence to support your application (there’s more information about this on pages 4 and 5 of the form)

  4. Return your completed form and the relevant evidence to your local Electoral Registration Office.

Contact your electoral registration office if you need help completing or understanding the form or if you need the form in large print or easy to read format.

Published 29 April 2015
Last updated 19 April 2022 + show all updates
  1. You can no longer register to vote for the elections taking place on 5 May 2022. You can still register for future elections.

  2. You can no longer register to vote for elections taking place in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on 5 May 2022. You can still register to vote for the local government elections in Scotland.

  3. To vote in the 5 May 2022 elections, you must register by 11:59pm on 14 April 2022 (for elections in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) or by 11:59pm on 18 April 2022 (for elections in Scotland).

  4. To vote in the 6 May 2021 elections you need to register by 19 April 2021.

  5. Form 'Register to vote anonymously (Scotland)' updated.

  6. attachments updated

  7. Previous PDFs have been replaced with new PDFs containing updated wording relating to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws.

  8. First published.