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Register to vote if you're living abroad

If you're a British citizen living abroad (originally a resident from England, Scotland or Wales), you can apply to be an overseas voter.

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Register to vote as an overseas voter (originally resident of England or Wales)

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Register to vote as an overseas voter (Welsh language version)

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Register to vote as an overseas voter (originally resident of Scotland)

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If you were registered to vote as a resident in the UK (or deemed to have been resident in the UK, for example by being registered as a service voter) within the last 15 years, you can register to vote from overseas. If you were too young to register when you left the UK, your parent or guardian must have been registered.

How do I register to vote?

  1. Fill in this electoral registration form.
  2. Make sure you sign the declaration.
  3. Return your completed form to your Electoral Registration Officer. You can find their address at www.aboutmyvote.co.uk.
Published 29 April 2015
Last updated 29 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Previous PDFs have been replaced with new PDFs containing updated wording relating to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws.
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