No suitable photo ID?
If you do not have any of the accepted photo ID, and you want to vote at the polling station, you will need to apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate. This is a free photographic identification document specific for the purposes of voting.
The application process is available on the government website
If you would like to complete a paper application form contact the elections team
Tel: 01932 838383.
Voters who do not produce a Voter Authority Certificate, or valid identification will NOT be allowed to vote at polling station on polling day.
Do not apply for a Voter Authority Certificate if you already have an acceptable form of ID such as a passport or driving licence, even if it is expired.
The deadline for applications for Voter Authority Certificates will be 5pm, 6 working days ahead of a poll.
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