Help if you're on the streets: voting

You can still vote when you're homeless even if you don't have a fixed address.

Register to vote

You must register to vote before you can vote in an election.

You need proof of your identity to register. This can be your:

  • National Insurance number
  • birth certificate
  • passport

Find out more on GOV.UK about:

If you haven't got a fixed address

If you haven't got a fixed address because you're sleeping in a hostel or on the street, you can still vote as long as you've registered.

You can use the address where you spend the most time, including:

  • a friend's house
  • a hostel
  • a day centre

Fill in an Electoral registration form for someone with no fixed or permanent address on GOV.UK.

If you don't have an address you can use, contact your local Electoral Registration Office.


Last updated - 03 Apr 2018

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