Registering to vote
The electoral register is a list of the names and addresses of everyone who is entitled to vote within the borough of Slough.
Why should I register?
- The information is required by law.
- If you are not registered, you cannot vote in elections.
- You may find it difficult to get credit, loans, a mortgage or bank account as the register is used by credit reference agencies.
Can anyone register to vote?
- You must be resident in the electoral area.
- You must be a British, Irish, Commonwealth citizen or citizen of a European Union country.
- You must be 18 or over, or must attain the age of 18 during the life of the registering period.
- You must not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote
Proof of registration
Electoral Services can issue a Certificate of Residence, for the current register year where someone is registered. Anyone who requires a certificate should contact Electoral Services in advance. For more information or for help filling in your registration form contact the elections office on 01753 475111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Help for those whose first language is not English is also available at this number.
Monthly alteration deadline dates
We update the Electoral Register monthly between December and September each year. The Electoral Commission has a list of the latest deadlines.