To vote in the local elections on Thursday 2 May 19 you need to register to vote by Friday 12 April.

Registering to vote only takes a view minutes. Please visit

What you need to register is:

  • Date of Birth
  • National Insurance Number
  • Full address including postcode

National Insurance Number, you can find this on national insurance card, or in official paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax credits.

Changing Details, if you move house we need to know your new details. Please register online or contact Electoral Services Team email:

Checking if you are on the register? Please check with Electoral or Tel: 0191 278 78 78 (and ask for Electoral Services)