Your new voting rights from abroad

Your new voting rights from 16th January 2024

All British citizens living abroad  who have ever  lived in the UK   or who were registered to vote there can now regiser to vote from HERE 

To renew your registration or update your name, address or nationality, contact the Electoral Registration Office that confirmed you are registered as an overseas voter. 

Other important changes affecting overseas voters include 

How to vote (and avoid postal delays)

To avoid postal delays from abroad - we recommend you appoint a proxy in the UK to vote on your behalf.

Your proxy can live anywhere in the UK as they are allowed to vote for you by post.

See here for more information about applying for a proxy vote when you register. 

Visit our site to find out about your voting rights and the new legislation. Email our team on if you have any questions.