Get on the electoral register so you can vote in elections and referendums.
What happens if you do not register to vote, when you can register in more than one place, how to view the electoral register, opting out of the 'open register' and when you can register anonymously
Contact your local council's Electoral Registration Office if you have a question about registering to vote
Anyone can apply to vote by post.
If you cannot vote in person, apply for a proxy vote so that someone else can vote on your behalf.
If you aren’t able to cast your vote in person, you can have someone you trust cast your vote for you in a particular election or referendum.
An overview of voting in the UK, including when to register to vote, voting in person, postal and proxy voting
How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term
Who is eligible to vote in elections and referendums in the UK
Nominate someone for an honour or bravery award, read the New Year honours list - BEMs, MBEs, OBEs, knighthoods, outstanding achievements and contributions to public life
Get a message (telegram) from the Queen - birthdays and anniversaries that qualify, documents you need
Create a new petition, or search and sign other people's petitions to the UK Parliament and government
If you're a British citizen living overseas, then you can apply to vote by proxy for a particular election or referendum.
If your employment or your spouse or civil partner’s employment means that you cannot vote in person, then you can apply to vote by proxy.
If you or your spouse or civil partner are attending an educational course that means you won't be able to vote in person, then you can vote by proxy.
You'll be able to register to vote if you're a British, Irish or European Union citizen, or a Commonwealth citizen who has leave to enter or remain in the UK, or who does not require such leave.
Defnyddiwch y gwasanaeth hwn i ychwanegu neu ddiweddaru'ch manylion ar y gofrestr etholiadol.
Use this form to nominate a UK resident for a national honour by post or email.
Find a voluntary or paid position with public bodies, eg non-executive director, trustee, members of advisory council
The Access to Elected Office Fund helps disabled people with the costs of standing for election - what you'll get, who is eligible and how to apply
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