Electoral registration form for a member of Her Majesty`s

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Electoral registration form
for a member of Her Majesty’s Armed
Forces, their spouse or
civil partner
If you are a member of the Armed Forces, or the spouse or registered
civil partner of a member of the Armed Forces, and you are a British,
Irish or qualifying Commonwealth or EU citizen you can register either
as a service voter or as an ordinary voter. The way you choose to
register will depend on your personal circumstances.
 You can register as a service voter using this form or by
registering online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. This allows
you to be registered for five years at a fixed address in the UK even
if you move around. You must renew your application every five
years, but you can cancel it at any time. Registering as a service
voter is particularly useful if you are based overseas or think you
may be posted overseas in the next few years.

If you are based in the UK and are unlikely to be posted overseas
or change address in the next year, you can alternatively register to
vote as an ordinary voter online by visiting www.gov.uk/register-tovote or by completing a registration form which you can request by
contacting us using the details above.
Your unit has a designated Unit Registration Officer who will be able to
give you more information and advice. Ask your administration office for
contact details.
Go online
You can fill in this form at
www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Who is eligible to
register to vote?
You can register to vote in the UK if
you are:

resident (usually live in the UK),
or would if you weren’t a
member of the Armed Forces or
their spouse/civil partner), and

aged 16 or over (although you
won’t be able to vote until you
are 18).
You must also be either:

a British, Irish or European
Union citizen, or

a Commonwealth citizen who
has leave to remain in the UK or
who does not require leave to
remain in the UK.
How to register as a service voter
1. To register to vote in the UK, fill in the registration form overleaf.

You are resident at an address if that is your permanent home address. However, this does not mean you need
to be physically present at that address all the time – if you are temporarily absent, for example, because you
are posted abroad, you may still be resident at that address, provided the property remains your permanent
home.

Whether you are resident at an address will depend on your individual circumstances. If you have any doubts
about whether you are resident at an address, you should contact your local Electoral Registration Officer for
advice.
2. Make sure you sign the declaration.
3. Return your completed form to us at the address shown above.
Register to vote as soon as you can, or it may be too late to vote in the next election.
Electoral registration form for a member of Her Majesty’s
Armed Forces, their spouse or civil partner
Register to vote
Go online
You can fill in this form at
www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Only one person can register to vote using this form.
Use black ink and write in CAPITALS or go online at
www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
Your name and address
Forename(s)
Surname
Your UK registration address
Please give the full UK address
where you would like to register.
This can be:
Postcode
This address is where:
I am currently living.
I would be living if I or my spouse or civil partner were not in the Armed
Forces and posted abroad.
I have lived in the past.
Your correspondence address or British Forces Post Office Number
Postcode
Changed your name?
No
Please tell us the date you changed your name DD MM YYYY (optional).
Moved in the last 12 months?
Yes
If yes, please give any previous address where you have lived during
the last year.
Postcode
If this address was overseas, were you registered in the UK as an overseas
voter?
No
the address where you or your
spouse or civil partner are
currently living
 if you or your spouse or civil
partner are posted abroad and
not resident in the UK, the
address where you would be
living if you or your spouse or
civil partner were not posted
abroad.
If you cannot say where you are or
would be living, give an address
where you have lived in the past.
Yes
If yes, please give us your most recent previous name (optional).
No

Yes
For example, you may have got
married and changed your name.
You do not have to give us details of
your name change but it will help us
identify you. If this information is not
given then you may need to provide
additional identity documents.
ITR-F-E
Your service details
Rank or rating
Royal Navy
Army
Royal Air Force
Service number
Regiment or corps (Army only)
Brigade, squadron or other organisational details
Or, I am the spouse or civil partner of a member of the Armed Forces,
and have given their service details above.
Your date of birth (DD MM YYYY)
If you don’t know your date of birth, please tick if you are:
Under 18
18–75
Aged 76 or over
Your nationality
Your National Insurance number
You may find this on your payslip, or on official letters about tax,
pensions or benefits.
Don’t know your exact date of
birth? Please give the date you put
on official documents (for example,
your passport or driving licence) or
tick one of the boxes. Your date of
birth identifies you, confirms your
eligibility to vote and can be used to
call people for jury service.
If you have more than one
nationality, please include them all.
You can only register to vote in the
UK if you have leave to remain. We
may check your immigration status
with the Home Office before we
include you on the electoral register.
If you cannot tell us your National
Insurance number, we may need
to ask you for proof of your identity.
We will contact you about this, and it
may take longer to deal with your
application.
Don’t know your date of birth, nationality or
National Insurance number?
Please tell us why.
Contact details
Telephone number(s)
Email address (if you have one) in CAPITALS
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You don’t have to give us your
contact details, but if you do it will
help us if we need to contact you
about your registration.
ITR-F-E
The open register
I don’t want my name and address to be included in the open register.
There’s more information about the
open register at the bottom of this
page.
Registering anonymously?
I have also submitted an application to register anonymously
Can’t vote in person?
If you are unable to go to the polling station in person on polling day, please
choose how you would like to vote and we will send you a form.
By post
You can also download an
application form at
www.aboutmyvote.co.uk
By proxy (someone voting on your behalf)
Declaration
I confirm that I am a British, Irish, European Union or qualifying
Commonwealth citizen.
Qualifying Commonwealth
citizens are people who have leave
to enter or remain in the UK or who
do not require such leave.
I confirm that I am living in the UK or would be living in the UK if I or my
spouse or civil partner were not serving in the Armed Forces.
To the best of my knowledge, the information in this form is true.
I understand that the information I have given on this form will be used on
the electoral register.
I understand that it is an offence to knowingly give false information in this
form, and that I could face an unlimited fine and/or up to six months in prison.
Signature
Date (DD MM YYYY)
Now return the form
Send the signed form in the replypaid envelope – or to the address
on page 1 of this form.
Other information
The open register
When we receive
your form
There are two registers. Why?
Using information received from the public, registration officers keep two
registers – the electoral register and the open register (also known as the
edited register).
The electoral register
The electoral register lists the
names and addresses of everyone
who is registered to vote in public
elections. The register is used for
electoral purposes, such as making
sure only eligible people can vote.
It is also used for other limited
purposes specified in law, such as:

detecting crime (e.g. fraud)

calling people for jury service

checking credit applications.
The open register
The open register is an extract of the
electoral register, but is not used for
elections. It can be bought by any
person, company or organisation.
For example, it is used by
businesses and charities to confirm
name and address details.
Your name and address will be
included in the open register unless
you ask for them to be removed.
Removing your details from the open
register does not affect your right to
vote.
You can find more information about both registers and how they may be
used at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
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If we need more information – for
example, about another address or,
if you are a Commonwealth citizen,
about your immigration status – we
will contact you.
If you are eligible, we will send you
confirmation that you are on the
electoral register. If you are aged
16 or 17, we will let you know when
you are on the register.
Your personal information
We will only use the information you
give us for electoral purposes.
We will look after personal information
securely and we will follow the Data
Protection Act 1998. We will not give
personal information about you and
the other people in your household to
anyone else or another organisation
unless we have to by law.