Getting help to enrol

Find out who can help you enrol to vote, and how you can act on behalf of someone who can’t complete their enrolment form.

Getting someone to help you enrol

You can ask someone you know to help you enrol or you can ask your local registrar of electors.

A support person can help you complete your form

You can ask a support person, such as a friend or family member, to help you complete your enrolment form, or to complete your form for you.

You need to sign the form.

Ask your local registrar of electors to help you

Your local registrar of electors looks after the electoral roll for the area you live in. They’re available to help you enrol and answer your questions about enrolling.

Before you contact a registrar, you’ll need to know which electorate you live in.

Find your electorate using your address

Once you know your electorate, find the contact details for your local registrar and get in touch.

Contact your local registrar of electors

If you are acting on behalf of someone who can’t complete their enrolment form

If you know someone who can’t complete and sign their enrolment form because of a physical or mental impairment, you may be able to help.

Helping someone with a physical impairment

If you’re enrolled to vote, you can complete and sign an enrolment form for someone who can’t do it themselves because of a physical impairment. Write ‘Elector with physical impairment — signed by their direction’ next to your signature.

You can also complete and sign the form if you have power of attorney. Write ‘Elector with physical impairment — power of attorney’ next to your signature.

Send the enrolment form to your local registrar of electors:

Contact your local registrar of electors

Helping someone with a mental impairment

You can complete and sign an enrolment form for someone who can’t do it themselves because of a mental impairment if you:

  • are enrolled to vote
  • have enduring power of attorney
  • are the person’s appointed welfare guardian.

You’ll need to complete another form

You’ll also need to fill in another form so we can contact you as the representative of the person with a mental impairment. Contact us or your local registrar of electors for a form:

Phone 0800 36 76 56

Contact your local registrar of electors

Send both forms to your local registrar of electors.

Contact us if you have any questions

Contact us or your local registrar of electors if you have any questions about completing an enrolment form on somebody else’s behalf.

Phone 0800 36 76 56

Contact your local registrar of electors