Individual electoral registration - How do I register

The Electoral Register is a list of everybody within Bassetlaw who is entitled to vote.

It is compiled from voter registration forms that are delivered to all residential addresses during an annual canvass.

How do I register?

Visit register to vote website, were you will be asked to:

  • Fill in your name, address, date of birth and other details.
  • Provide your National Insurance Number.  You can find this on your National Insurance card, or official paperwork such as a payslip or letters about benefits.

You will receive confirmation from the Council to say you are registered to vote.

Why should you register to vote?

  • If your name is not on the register you will not be able to vote
  • So that you can have a say in issues that affect you
  • If you are not on the register you might be refused a loan, mobile phone contract or even be turned down for a bank account

Publication dates

The deadlines for rolling registration in 2024 are as follows:

If we get your application by

Your details will be changed on
Wednesday 10 January Thursday 1 February
Thursday 8 February Friday 1 March
Monday 11 March Tuesday 2 April
Friday 10 May Monday 3 June
Friday 7 June Monday 1 July
Wednesday 10 July Thursday 1 August
Friday 9 August Monday 2 September
Sunday 1 December Thursday 21 November



Last Updated on Wednesday, January 24, 2024