Electoral Registration, Postal & Proxy Votes

Next Electoral Event is the UK Parliamentary Election on Thursday 4th July 2024.

Voter ID

From October 2023, for UK Parliamentary Elections and currently for any by-elections and Recall Petitions, you will be required to have Photo ID to be able to cast your vote at these types of elections.

Full details are on our Voter ID page including how to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate.

Voter ID

Voter Authority Certificates

Electoral Commission British Sign Language Guide to Voter ID

Electoral Commission British Sign Language Guide on how to apply for your free ID if you need it.


Electoral Registration

Applications to register to vote and change registration details can be made at any time during the year. Changes notified throughout the year will become effective from the next date in the registration timetable (see table of dates in “Getting Added to the Register” section – link below) Should an election be announced, electors would have a facility to register to vote provided that they applied online or returned a fully completed form at least twelve (12) working days before polling day.

Getting Added to the Register

Electoral Commission British Sign Language Guide to Registering to Vote

Quick Guide to Registering to vote from the Electoral Commission


Applications to Register and to Vote by Post or Proxy

Anyone who has moved address or changed their name should check whether they are registered or not. The Register of Electors can be checked at our office or you can contact our office with details of who should be registered. To register to vote please click here. (link to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote).

Forms to Vote by Post or Proxy are available to download.(see “Downloadable Electoral Forms” link below)

Downloadable Electoral Forms

More information is available on Absent Voting in our dedicated page.

FAQ’s -Electoral Registration and Voting

Frequently asked questions in regard to Electoral Registration and the answers to them can be viewed through the link below

Registration FAQ’s

Annual Canvass

The Annual Canvass takes place each year and is designed to update and to have an accurate and complete electoral register. The format of the Canvass in 2020 has changed, for more information visit our dedicated Annual Canvass Page.

Contact Numbers for Registration and Postal & Proxy Votes

Telephone 01786-892289

Fax 01786-892255

To email the ERO use: [email protected]

Links to Local Council Websites

Clackmannanshire Council

Falkirk Council

Stirling Council


Electoral Commission

A link to the Electoral Commission’s website is provided below. This is a good source of information in regard to Electoral Registration.

Electoral Commission

Viewing the Register

The current Electoral Register can be viewed at various locations in the area. A link to a list of locations is provided below.

Register Viewing

Electoral Registration Statistics

National Records of Scotland maintains a comprehensive set of electoral statistics for Scotland. These can be accessed by clicking the link below.

National Records of Scotland

Electoral Privacy Impact Assessment

Our Electoral Privacy Impact Assessment is available to view by clicking the link below

Freedom of Information