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Special electoral registration

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Armed forces

If you’re serving in the armed forces or are the spouse/partner of someone who is, you can register as a service voter.

If you have a fixed address within the UK you can register to vote as normal and apply for a postal vote.

What you need:

  • National Insurance number
  • service number

Crown servant

A Crown Servant is someone employed overseas in the civil service or diplomatic service. Being a Crown servant or the spouse/partner of someone who is means you can have a special registration.

If you have a fixed address within the UK you can register to vote as normal and apply for a postal vote.

What you need:

  • National Insurance number
  • payroll or staff ID number

Overseas

To be an overseas voter you must be a UK citizen living abroad and been registered to vote in UK general elections and referendums for the last 15 years.

If you were young to be on the electoral register when you left the UK, you can still be an overseas voter as long as you’re 16 and your parent or guardian were registered in the UK.

To register please fill in this form and return to Elections, Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1HU

No fixed address

You’re still within your rights to be on the electoral register and vote if you have no fixed address or are homeless. To register you must be able to provide an address where you regularly stay or have a connection with.

A no fixed address includes:

  • living in a movable property (boat or caravan)
  • you’ve been remanded in custody
  • patient within a mental health hospital

Fill in the form and return to Elections, Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1HU


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Contact details

Elections, Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1HU

Elections team contact form

Telephone: 01472 324160

Opening times: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm, except bank holidays