Voter ID

The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at an election.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you vote by post you do not need photo ID.

Apply for photo ID - (Voter Authority Certificate)

Detailed information about the new requirements can be found by clicking on the buttons below.

Alternatively, if you have any questions or would like to find out more, go to: or call their helpline on 0800 3280 280.  The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK.