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 2022 are as follows:

If we get your form by

Your details will be changed on
7th April 2022 3rd May 2022
10th May 2022 1st June 2022
9th June 2022 1st July 2022
8th July 2022 1st August 2022
10th August 2022 1st September 2022
22nd November 2022 1st December 2022
12th December 2022 3rd January 2023



Last Updated on Wednesday, April 26, 2023