European Parliament elections 2019

Eligibility and registration arrangements for voters

Voting at ballot box



European Parliament elections on Thursday 23 May will see London vote to appoint eight representatives.

British citizens, as well as EU and Commonwealth citizens living in the UK, are eligible to vote.

In order to vote, you must first be registered. If you’re not already registered, it’s quick and easy to do. You can register in five minutes online at The closing date for registration is Tuesday 7 May.

EU citizens living in the UK (except those with British, Irish, Maltese or Cypriot citizenship) must complete an additional form in order to vote.

This form was recently sent to all relevant voters already registered in Harrow. It is also available electronically.

Completed forms must be received by the council’s Electoral Services team no later than Tuesday 7 May. The form is paper-based, but scanned or digitally photographed copies are acceptable.

You can find the form and details of where to send it on the council’s website at

All registered voters will receive a polling card in the post before the election. The card confirms the location of your polling station. You do not need your polling card or any identification to vote.

If you prefer to vote by post, you must request a postal vote before Wednesday 8 May. Further information is available at or by calling 020 8901 2660.