Vote for the Mayor and London Assembly on Thursday 6 May 2021

Registering to vote

Registering to vote

If you are registered, you can vote in the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections in person, by proxy or by post.

The deadline for registering to vote in person will be confirmed shortly.

 

Registering to vote in the next election

You can register to vote online.

To vote in the next Mayor of London and London Assembly elections you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • live in London
  • be at least 18 years old on the day of the elections
  • be a British citizen, a European Union citizen or a Commonwealth citizen who has or does not require leave to remain in the UK

Remember, being registered with the council for services and paying council tax will not automatically include you on the electoral register.

British citizens living overseas can’t vote in the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections.

 

Registering to vote in future elections

You can register to vote online.

You can register if you are:

  • 16 years old or over (but you cannot vote until you are 18 years old)
  • a British, Irish, European Union or qualifying Commonwealth citizen

If you are not registered, you cannot vote in any UK election or referendum.