Register to vote

The electoral register is a list of the names and addresses of everyone who is entitled to vote within the borough of Slough. Register online here. 

Why should I register?

  • The information is required by law.
  • If you are not registered, you cannot vote in elections.
  • You may find it difficult to get credit, loans, a mortgage or bank account as the register is used by credit reference agencies.

Can anyone register to vote?

  • You must be resident in the electoral area.
  • You must be a British, Irish, Commonwealth citizen or citizen of a European Union country.
    (For a full list of Commonwealth and British Dependent Territories with full voting rights in the UK, please see eligible countries below).
  • You must be 18 or over, or must attain the age of 18 during the life of the registering period.
  • You must not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote.

More information

Proof of registration 

Electoral Services can issue a Certificate of Residence, proving where someone is registered, for which the council makes a charge of £10. Anyone requiring a certificate should contact Electoral Services in advance and will be required to attend in person to collect the certificate. Some form of photographic identification will be required.

For more information or for help filling in your registration form contact the elections office on 01753 477235 or 477236 or email ballotbox@slough.gov.uk. Help for those whose first language is not English is also available at this number.

Monthly alteration deadline dates

We update the Electoral Register monthly between December and September each year. Here is a list of the latest deadlines.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please browse through our frequently asked questions below for more information.