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 September.

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 registered. Ballot Box 2012

To find out more go to the Your Vote Matters website

For more information on Individual Electoral Registration please go to the Your Vote Matters website

How Do I Register?

Register online via the Gov.uk website

Rolling Registration

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 required
  • 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 directions here).

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.

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