The Annual Canvass
Between 28 August 2015 and 30 November
2015 you will be able to use the links on this page to provide
registration details required as part of the Annual
Canvass. Normally you will have received a paper form sent to
you in the post with the web address for this page.
Please choose from the following options to provide the
Further details of the timetable for the Annual
Canvass are also included below.
OPTION 1: CONFIRMING and AMENDING DETAILS pre-printed on
the "HEF: Who is eligible to vote?" form
If you received a form with pre-printed
details of residents you can confirm and
amend pre-printed registration details here. You
can also add residents to the property if their names
are not already on the pre-printed form.
You will need the Security Numbers
printed on your "HEF: Who is eligible to vote?" form.
Postal vote application forms can be requested
and requests to opt out of details appearing on the Open
Register can be made for pre-printed and added
OPTION 2: ADDING NAMES to a blank "HEF: Who is eligible to
vote?" form or completing an "ITR: Register
If you received a blank "HEF: Who is eligible
to vote?" form and people are living at the address, you can
complete an online registration form here to provide the names and
other details of the residents. Be sure to supply these
details for every person within the household. If you
received an individual "ITR: Register to vote" form, you can also
use this option to provide this information.
OPTION 3: UNOCCUPIED Property?
If you received a blank "HEF: who is eligible to vote?" form,
and the property is still unoccupied, please e-mail email@example.com and
provide details of the address concerned and your contact
OPTION 4: Living OVERSEAS or a member of the ARMED FORCES?
If you have come to this webpage by accident and live overseas
or are a member of the armed forces you can apply to register
Households are sent letters asing for information and they will
be visited if a full response is not received. the timetable
for these letters and visits is as follows:
||Despatch of initial "HEF: Who is eligible to
||Despatch of 1st Reminder "HEF: Who is eligible to
vote?" forms and Initial "Invitations to Register (ITRs)"
||Despatch of 2nd Reminder "HEF: Who is eligible to
vote?" forms and 1st Reminder "Invitations to Register
|19 October to 1 November
||Canvass Registration Assistants visit properties who have not
responded to the "HEF: Who is eligible to vote?" form
||Despatch of 2nd Reminder "Invitations to Register (ITRs)"
|9 November to 22 November
||Canvass Registration Assistants visit individuals who have
not responded to the "Invitations to Register (ITRs)" form
||Publish the Revised Register of Electors
The Canvass Registration Assistants carry Council provided
identification and their identity can be checked as they
carry GPS location devices their attendance at your property can be
checked with you.
If you have any queries concerning the registration process,
please call the helpline on 01234 276916 or alternatively you can
or write to the address below:
Democratic and Registration Services
For further information on Elections and Electoral Registration