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Voting rights of European nationals

General information  

If you are a citizen of one of the European Union (EU) countries listed below, you are eligible to vote in the UK for your local council election. Citizens of EU countries other than the UK, Cyprus, Malta and the Republic of Ireland cannot vote in the UK parliamentary elections.

To be eligible to register

You must be a national of one of the member states of the European Union and you must also be 18 years of age, or more, or become 18 by election day.

European Union countries

(Excluding the UK, Republic of Ireland, Malta and Cyprus, as their citizens are eligible to vote at all elections and do not need to use this form.)

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden

How to register for local council elections

To register to vote at local council elections go online to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Contact us

The Electoral Services Office
Ground floor, Council House
Lichfield Street

Telephone 01922 652502/652503/652504/653480/653735 

Email electionoffice@walsall.gov.uk