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Annual Electoral Canvass

Between the months of July and November each year, Household Enquiry forms are sent out to every property for residents to complete in order to update their details on the voters list. A new Register of Electors is then published on 1 December.

The Household Enquiry form is pre-printed with the names of the occupants that are currently registered to vote, and a return needs to be made to update the details if there are any changes, or to confirm if the information is still the same.

Residents can make a return for their household form using one of the following methods:

Suffolk Coastal

Waveney

For forms with no changes:

Confirm online

Confirm by free-phone on 0808 2841563

Confirm by text to 07537 410 063 

Return the signed form by post 

For forms with no changes:

Confirm online

Confirm by free-phone on 0808 1979871

Return the signed form by post 

For forms that require changes:

Update details online

Amend the form, sign it and return it by post 

For forms that require changes:

Update details online

Amend the form, sign it and return it by post 

Wherever possible, residents are urged to use one of the automated response methods (internet, telephone or text), and to make a return as soon as possible after receiving their form to avoid the cost of unnecessary reminders.

If we do not get a response from a property to the forms we send by post, we are required to send one of our door-step canvassing staff to the property to collect the information required.

The law says that you must provide us with your information as part of the annual canvass. Failure to respond could result in you being unable to vote at future elections and being fined.

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