Register to vote

Published 01/02/2021   |   Last Updated 10/02/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

To be able to vote in an election in Wales, you need to be registered to vote. Registering to vote is quick and easy.

It makes sure you’re able to use your voice on election day, to decide who you want making decisions that affect your part of Wales.


Register online

You need to be 14 or over to register to vote in Senedd and local elections in Wales.

You’ll be asked for your National Insurance number, but you can still register if you don’t have one.

Register to vote


Register by post

You need to download and complete an application form to apply for a postal vote.

Apply for a postal vote

Once you’ve added your details, post it to your local Electoral Registration Office.

Visit to find your local office.


Further information

To find out which elections you can vote in visit the Electoral Commission website: