Updating the electoral roll

You can register at gov.uk/register-to-vote Since June 2014 people registering to vote in Brighton & Hove have done so under the new system of Individual Electoral Registration (IER).Find out more about Individual Electoral Registration Using information received by the public, registration officers keep two registers, the electoral register and the open register (also known as the edited register).

You will need to provide your date of birth and National Insurance (NI) number.If your details match, you will be added on to the electoral register, (the date you will be added will be dependent on when your application is made). you may have moved house since your DWP records were last updated or may not have been included in the annual canvass) we will send you a letter informing you of this and to explain what you need to do.The full register lists the name and address of everyone who is registered to vote.Registering Please register to vote as soon as you can to avoid missing out on any important elections.Your application is checked by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) before we can add you to the electoral register.You can also register to vote by contacting Electoral Services on 020 8379 8588. To request a postal or proxy vote, view our how do I vote? If you move or your details change, you should update us by visiting GOV. If your personal safety might be put at risk by being included in the electoral roll, you may be entitled to register to vote anonymously.

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