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European Parliamentary Elections - EU citizen living in the UK?

If you're a citizen of a European Union country (other than the UK, Republic of Ireland, Malta and Cyprus), you can either vote in the European Parliament elections in the UK or in your home country. You can't vote twice.

To vote in the UK, you need to:

  • be registered to vote
  • complete a form stating you wish to vote in the UK and not in your home country

Download the EU citizen - European Parliament voter registration form


After completing the form, you need to send it to your local authority by 7 May 2019.

European Union citizens in Northern Ireland should visit the (Link:) Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website.

Link: Find where to send the forms

If you're not already registered to vote you can register at (link:) The deadline to register to vote in European Parliament elections is Tuesday 7 May 2019.

The following cannot vote in these elections:

  • anyone other than British, qualifying Commonwealth or European Union citizens
  • convicted persons detained in pursuance of their sentences, excluding contempt of court (though remand prisoners, unconvicted prisoners and civil prisoners can vote if they are on the electoral register)
  • anyone found guilty within the previous five years of corrupt or illegal practices in connection with an election

Link: Find out more information about who is eligible to vote

teal bullet NFDC has sent paper forms out to all the registered European electors, these need to be returned to us by 7 May


Updated: 30 Apr 2019
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