Badgers Mount Parish Council elections-Thursday 4th May 2023
18th January 2023
Voter ID at elections
The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station.
This new requirement will apply for the first time at the District and Town and Parish Council elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.
Which forms of ID can I use to vote?
You may already have a form of photo ID that is acceptable. Only original documents can be accepted at the polling station; scanned images or copies cannot be accepted.
If your photo ID has expired it will be accepted as long as the photograph is still a good likeness to you.
You can use any of the following:
- Driving licence (including provisional license)
- Blue Badge
- Certain concessionary travel cards
- Identity card with PASS mark (Proof of Age Standards Scheme)
- Biometric Immigration document
- Defence identity card
- Certain national identity cards
For more information on which forms of photo ID will be accepted, visit The Electoral Commission website or call their helpline on 0800 328 0280.
If you don't have an accepted form Photo ID, please visit https://www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/i... to apply for a free voter ID document.