Chief Electoral Officer Virginia McVea launches electoral digital registration in Northern Ireland today.
For the first time, local people will be able to register to vote online via https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Speaking at the launch of the new voter registration system surrounded by the next generation of voters at Hazelwood Integrated College in north Belfast, CEO Virginia McVea said:
“I am pleased to announce that people in Northern Ireland will now be able to register online.
“You can use any device to go online and fill in your details, with the whole process taking less than five minutes.
“This innovative new online system will make it even easier for people to register to vote. For anyone who can’t or does not want to register to vote digitally, the paper registration form is still available.”