Household Enquiry forms
Household Enquiry forms will be posted to residential
addresses over the next few days from Friday 19 August. It is
important to respond to this form by Wednesday 21
The purpose of this form is to check who lives at an
address and who should be included in the next register which will
be published on Thursday 1 December 2016.
If there are no changes to the information on
the form you can reply by phone or text.
If you need to make changes, such
as change details and remove or add names please follow the
instructions on the form and make these changes online or by post. Any forms
we receive back by post with new names added will each receive
another form to complete their registration.
New Voter Registration System
A new voter registration system came into effect on 10 June
2014 across the whole country. The new system is called Individual
Electoral Registration (IER). More information on IER
can be found on this page and on Government’s Electoral
Registration web pages.
Under the old system the 'head of household' could register
everyone who lived at the address on the Voter Registration form
for that address.
It included information about the Edited Register, which has
been on the voter registration forms since 2002. The
Edited register is now known as the 'Open Register'.
Under the new system everyone is responsible for
registering themselves. You will need your national
insurance number, date of birth and address to register. You can
now register online
via the Gov.uk website. A letter will be sent to
acknowledge that we have your registration and if there are no
queries a confirmation letter will be sent out to say you're
To find out more go to the Your Vote Matters
For more information on Individual Electoral
Registration please go to the Your Vote Matters
How Do I Register?
via the Gov.uk website
If you move house or your details have changed, you can update
your registration online . We will send you confirmation when your
details are registered. The electoral register is updated
monthly and a new revised register published on 1 December.
Please see the dates we are accepting this form. If you
have any queries you can ring Electoral Services for advice.
Who can register to vote?
You can register to vote if you are:
- a British Citizen
- a Commonwealth Citizen
- a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or
- a citizen of a Member State of the European Union - ( EU
citizens cannot vote at UK Parliamentary elections)
- you are or will reach the age of 18 during the life of the
Register - a new Register is published each year.
- your date of birth and national insurance number is
you can view a full list of countries whose citizens are
eligible to vote
Viewing the Electoral Register
The full register is available at the
Electoral Registration Office, at Queen Victoria House (map
The Open Register is available to view in
all our Redbridge Libraries.
If you believe your name is missing from the Electoral register,
you can still add your name by completing the online form. Make
sure you look at the current Electoral register information on this
page as well.