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Register to vote

To be eligible to vote in elections in Exeter you must be included on the Electoral Register. 

You can register to vote at elections up to 12 working days before the polling day.

Who can register to vote?

  • Anyone aged 16 or over (but you cannot vote until you are 18).
  • British or qualifying Commonwealth citizens. This means Commonwealth citizens who have permission to remain in the UK or do not require such permission.
  • Citizens of the Republic of Ireland or other European Union (EU) member states.

You can also use this service to inform us if:

  • you've changed your name
  • your name is spelt incorrectly on the electoral register
  • you've moved house

Start the journey


More info about the journey

You’ll need your National Insurance number (if you have one)

You will be taken to the GOV.UK site where you can complete your application to vote in elections.

You can also Register by post

Public servants posted overseas

There are separate registration services for public servants who are likely to be posted overseas:

You can still register as a non-service voter if you’re in the armed forces and have a permanent home address in the UK.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 24 May 2018