Who can vote

You qualify to register to vote if you are:

  • a British citizen
  • a qualifying Commonwealth citizen resident in the UK
  • an EU citizen resident in the UK

A qualifying Commonwealth citizen is someone who has leave to enter or remain in the UK, or does not require such leave.

The definition of a 'Commonwealth' citizen includes citizens of British Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories.

For more information about who is andĀ is notĀ eligible to vote, visit

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