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Complete the form below taking careful note of the instructions in sections A to D.

Submit the form and we will send you an acknowledgement in the post.

You must return the acknowledgement form to complete the registration.

A: Be sure to include

  • Every person over 18 living at your address
  • 17 year olds who will be 18 by 15 February next
  • Any eligible person who normally lives at your address but is temporarily away

B: Do not include

  • A visitor staying temporarily at your address

C: Citizenship
While every resident is entitled to be registered, the registration authority (your city or county council) needs to know a person's citizenship to determine the elections at which they may vote. The right to vote is as follows:

  • Irish citizens may vote at every election and referendum
  • British citizens may vote at Dáil, European and local elections
  • EU citizens (other than Irish and British citizens) may vote at European and local elections
  • Non-EU citizens may vote at local elections

D: Two versions of the register
Since 2004, registration authorities are required to publish two versions of the register - the full version and the edited version. The full register lists everyone who is entitled to vote and can only be used for an electoral or other statutory purpose.

The edited register contains the names and addresses of persons whose details can be used for a purpose other than an electoral or other statutory purpose e.g. for direct marketing use by a commercial or other organisation. If any member(s) of the household do not want their details to be included on the edited register, you should tick the relevant opt out box(es) in column (v) at part 3 of the form.

  Application for entry of names in the register of electors
1.   2. Are there any other households/apartments contained at 1 across?

3. List in the table below every person aged 18 years or over, or those who will reach 18 years by 15 February next, and who are ordinarily resident at the address above.  Give required details in relation to each person.

If any of the persons listed wishes to be excluded from the edited register, tick also the relevant opt out box(es).  The person completing this form should check with any other household members as regards their intentions concerning appearing on the edited register (see note D). Tick the opt-out box(es) to avoid direct marketing.
  (i) Surname (ii) First Name(s) (iii) Date of Birth
(iv) Citizenship (v) Edited register opt-out
(See note D)
Irish British Other EU Non-EU

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