Members of the armed forces may register to vote at their home
address just as a normal civilian elector or as a Service
Voter. Service Voters are entitled to vote in Local,
Parliamentary and European Parliamentary Elections in the UK.
click here to download an application to register as a service
voter or husband or wife of a service voter
How do I register if I am posted
If you are overseas serving in the armed forces then you need to
complete a service declaration. If you would like an
application form to register as a service voter please download the
form above or alternatively contact the Electoral Registration
Team. You need to register at an address where you resided in
the past or where you would live if you were not posted
How can I vote?
Service Voters may either appoint a person to vote on their behalf
at the polling station or vote themselves by post. If a
postal vote is chosen, the applicant should bear in mind the length
of time taken for post to travel in either direction, because the
ballot paper is only issued 7 to 10 days before Polling Day.
If you are registered as a service voter you are entitled to vote
in Local, Parliamentary and European Parliamentary Elections in the