Electoral registration

The local elections are taking place in May 2022 - make sure you keep your details up to date.

The easiest way to register is online or through the post.

Register to vote online

Electoral register

The canvass communication form and the annual canvass

Electoral Registration Officers must by law issue a canvass communication form to all properties within their area from 1st July - 30th November each year; this process is known as the ‘annual canvass’. There are however changes this year.

If you have received a CCA-E Form (this will be displayed on the bottom left of the form) you only need to respond if there are any changes in your household. Where there is no change; you do not need to respond.

If you have received a CCB-E you must respond to this form whether there are any changes or not.

Remember: this is a legal requirement. If you don’t provide the information requested you could be fined £1000.

How to respond

If there are changes to the form, you can:

  • Go online. Please have your security code to hand, this is located on the front of the Household form.
  • Sign and post the form back in the envelope provided
  • Call free on 0800 197 9871 (you will need the security code from your form)
  • Or text 80212 followed by your security number

It takes two minutes to respond - don’t lose your vote.

Respond to your form online