Electoral Registration and Voting: Frequently Asked Questions

From June 2014 there is form that needs to be completed if you change your name. This can be done online by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or by talking to the Elections Office. Evidence will need to to be supplied as proof of change of name before the process can be completed.
  1. I've already let my local Council know I've moved and am paying Council Tax at my new address. Can they update the electoral register for me?
  2. What is the Electoral Register?
  3. Why should I register?
  4. How do I get onto the Electoral Register?
  5. How do I know if my name is on the Electoral Register?
  6. How old do I have to be before I can register?
  7. How can I get someone removed from the Electoral Register, because they are no longer here?
  8. I have found out that I am not on the Electoral Register. Can I put my name on?
  9. What if I change my name?
  10. Where can I view our entry on the electoral register?
  11. I received a phone call from a company trying to sell me something. As I am ex-directory, I asked where they got my number from and they told me that they got it from the Electoral Register. Is this true?
  12. I need to get onto the Register for credit purposes. Its quite urgent, when will my name go onto the register?

Contact Information:

By post: Electoral Services, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Town Hall, St. Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1RF

By telephone: 01628 796400 or 796306

By email electoral.registration@rbwm.gov.uk

Online: Electoral Registration


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Modified: 2014-06-09
Published: Mon, 09 Jun 2014 09:24:12
Author: Andrew Scott
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