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Voter ID

Voting in the district and parish council elections on Thursday 4 May is different this year with the introduction of photo I.D.

Anyone who wants to vote in the local elections will need to present an accepted form of photo I.D. Every voter needs to show photo I.D. to be able to cast their vote in the local elections on Thursday 4 May.

Photo I.D. that is accepted includes:

• Passport • Driving licence • Blue badge • Proof of age card with PASS mark • Certain travel concessionary cards • National identity card • Biometric immigration document • Defence identity card.

For the full list of accepted photo I.D. please visit More information • Electoral Commission helpline: 0800 328 0280 • NWLDC Elections Team: 01530 454512

No Photo ID

Don't worry – you will still be able to vote. You'll need to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate. You can apply online at or you can complete a paper application form and send to NWLDC.

To apply for a Voter Authority Certificate, you will need to provide your: Name | Address | Date of birth | National Insurance Number.

You'll also need to submit a photograph with your application, with similar requirements as for a passport photo.

For help applying for a Voter Authority Certificate, please contact NWLDC on 01530 454512 or email:

Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 09:27 by admin

Tags: Community Information, Elections, Vote