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Electoral Registration

Annual Canvass 2023


Register of Electors

The Electoral Registration Officer is required to get in touch with every household to check the Electoral Register is up to date, and to identify any residents who should be registered but are currently missing. This Annual Canvass has now started in Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde council areas. We can now contact you by email, telephone or by letter. Emails will come from and has the subject Register of Electors – Annual Household Communication 2023

It doesn't matter where you were born. If you are aged 16 or over you are eligible to vote in Scottish Parliamentary and Local Government elections, To vote in a Westminster Parliamentary election, you have to be a British, Irish or Commonwealth Citizen aged 18 or over. For all types of election you need to be registered to vote first.

We will be conducting a door to door canvass for electors who have not responded to our initial communications to confirm the household information for Electoral purposes. We have also issued canvass communications by post. Please check the information and respond via internet, following the steps outlined in the letter at 

or post the completed form using the envelope provided.

Any new residents to be added during the canvass will also be required to complete a registration application. You can register online at 

or we will issue an invitation to register form to be completed and returned

Remember, you need to be registered before you can vote, To ensure you do not lose out on having your voice heard on decisions that affect you, make sure your electoral registration details are up to date.

Any residents who have any questions can contact the Electoral Registration helpline on 0300 300 0150 or email


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