Confirmation of Voter Registration 2018
Confirmation of Voter Registration 2018 forms have been sent to all residential addresses within the borough.
If the details for your household are correct you don't need to take any further action.
If there are any changes that need to be made to the registered electors please see below.
IMPORTANT - anyone currently showing as not registered will not be able to vote at the Elections for Kingston Council on 3 May 2018. They should follow the 'Add a name' process below.
Add a name
● Visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and follow the onscreen instructions for each individual to register to vote. This is the simplest, clearest and fastest way to register; or
● Visit www.registersecurely.com/rbk, enter your security code (found on the front of your form) and postcode then follow the onscreen instructions to let us know about everyone in the household that needs to register. An individual registration form will be sent to each new applicant; or
● Telephone the Electoral Services' helpline (see below) to request an individual registration form for each new applicant.
Remove a person from The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Electoral Register
● Visit www.registersecurely.com/rbk, enter your security code (found on the front of your form) and postcode before following the on-screen instructions; or
● Send an email to Electoral Services (see below) confirming your name and address, along with the names of the individuals who have moved out (and their forwarding addresses, if known); or
● Cross out the details of the individuals who have moved out and return the form by hand or post to Electoral Services
As part of the removal process, letters will be sent to all those who should be removed from the register confirming that their entry is being reviewed
Change of name (such as through marriage or deed poll)
Provide a copy (please do not provide originals) of your name change evidence (such as marriage certificate or deed poll) by email or post to Electoral Services
Change of voting method
● Send an email to Electoral Services (see below) requesting a postal or proxy vote application; or
● Telephone the Electoral Services' helpline (see below) to request a postal or proxy vote application; or
● If you want to cancel your postal or proxy vote then please put your request in writing to the Electoral Registration Officer. Cancellation requests must be received by 5pm on the eleventh working day before an election (18 April 2018 for the election on 3 May 2018).
Important election dates
Midnight 17 April 2018 - Registration deadline
5pm 18 April 2018 - deadline for receipt of applications to vote by post, postal proxy or to make amendments to any existing postal or proxy votes
5pm 25 April 2018 - deadline for receipt of new applications to vote by proxy (where the proxy will vote in person)