If you don’t have an Accepted Photo ID, you will be able to apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate which is an accepted form of photo ID.
For the election on Thursday 4 May 2023, the deadline to submit an application for a Voter Authority Certificate is Tuesday 25 April 2023 at 5.00pm.
Online at Voter Authority Certificate Service | GOV.UK
You can apply by filling out a paper application form and sending it together with your photograph, to: Castle Point Borough Council, Kiln Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TF
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or by call 01268 882200 to request a copy.
If you are unable to apply online or by paper form, email email@example.com or call 01268 882200 to arrange for an appointment at our offices in Kiln Road, Benfleet, Essex SS7 1TF.
Alternatively, you can get assistance at the Canvey Island Town Council offices at 11/13 High Street, Canvey Island, SS8 7RB on Tuesdays 9.30am -12pm, Wednesdays 12.30pm - 2.30pm or Thursdays 9.30am - 12pm
You must be eligible to vote and registered to get a Voter Authority Certificate. If you do not know if you are registered, you can contact us to check at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01268 882200.
When applying for a Voter Authority Certificate you will be asked for:
If you don't know your National Insurance number or don't have one
You can find your National Insurance number on:
You can still apply if you don’t know your National Insurance number, or don’t have one. You will be asked to provide 3 or 4 of the following documents to be able to complete the application:
Unless otherwise stated, these documents must be issued in the UK, Channel Islands, or Isle of Man.