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Stanton-on-the-Wolds Parish Council

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Voter ID

Voter ID

Added on 17 April 2024

Residents will be heading to the polls on Thursday May 2 to take part in Combined County Authority Mayoral and Police and Crime Commissioner elections. 

At these elections, you will need to bring photo ID to be able to vote at a polling station.

They will only need to show one form of photo ID, but it needs to be the original version and not a photocopy. 

You can use any of the following accepted forms of photo ID to be able to vote at a polling station.

  • International travel
    • Passport
  • Driving and parking
    • Driving licence (including provisional licence)
    • Blue badge
  • Proof of age
    • Identity card with PASS mark (Proof of Age Standards Scheme)
  • Local travel
    • Certain concessionary travel cards
  • Other government issued documents
    • Biometric immigration document
    • Defence Identity Card
    • National identity card

If you have a form of accepted photo ID which is out of date, you can still use it to vote at a polling station if it still looks like them.

If you don’t have any accepted form of photo ID, you can apply for a free voter ID document known as a Voter Authority Certificate before 5pm on Wednesday April 24.

To get a Voter Authority Certificate, you can complete an online form on the Government website or, complete a paper application form and send to our electoral services team.

If anyone needs help applying for a free Voter Authority Certificate they can make an appointment to complete an application in person at our Customer Services Centre at Fountain Court in West Bridgford by calling 0115 981 9911.

To register to vote, residents can complete a quick and easy online form should do so by 11:59pm this Tuesday, April 16.

For more information about Voter ID and registering to vote, visit our website.

Don't forget the deadline to register to vote by post is this Wednesday April 17 and by proxy is Wednesday April 24.