Register to Vote

To register to vote in elections in Northern Ireland, you must be aged 16 or over, and one of the following must apply to you:

  • You are a British citizen
  • You are an Irish or EU citizen living in the UK
  • You are a Commonwealth citizen who has permission to enter or stay in the UK, or who does not need permission
  • You are a citizen of another country living in Scotland or Wales who has permission to enter or stay in the UK, or who does not need permission
You cannot vote until you are 18 years old, but you can register from 16 onwards.

For more information and to register

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