Are you on the Register of Electors?
General Election takes place on Saturday 8th February 2020
Polling Stations are open from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Right to vote
You can check at your County Council’s offices and on-line at www.checktheregister.ie
If you are not registered, there is time to apply for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register in order to vote at the general election. You must be ordinarily resident at the address at which you want to register and aged 18 years or over on polling day in order to vote. If you are on the register and have moved address recently, you may apply to get on the supplement to the register at your new address.
Irish and British Citizens can vote at the general election. Supplement application forms are available from your City, County, or City and County Council and on-line at www.checktheregister.ie. Completed forms must be received by your County Council on or before Wednesday 22nd January 2020.
For those of you who are not registered to vote, the closing date is Wednesday, 22 January, 2020, for receipt of:
- RFA2 [PDF,139KB] Applications (inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors, 2019/2020)
- RFA3 [PDF,136KB] Applications (Change of Address)
Supplement to the Postal and Special Voters Lists
If you are eligible to vote by post, or are unable to vote in person due to a physical illness or physical disability and resident in a hospital, nursing home or similar institution, and you are not on the Postal Voters List or Special Voters List, you can apply for inclusion in the supplement to these lists. Application forms are available from your City, County, or City and County Council. Completed forms must be received by your City, County, or City and County Council on or before Thursday 16th January 2020.
Date updated: 04/02/19
RFA2 - Application for inclusion in supplement to 2020/2021 register of electors (English) [ PDF, 121KB]
Date updated: 23/01/14
RFA3 - Application for inclusion in the supplement to the 2017/2018 register of electors (Change of address) [ PDF, 136KB]
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