Deadline for Register of Electors: 25 November

To vote in an Irish election or referendum, you must be on the Register of Electors. The Draft Register of Electors for 2019-2020 is now available. You can check it at local authority offices, Garda stations, libraries, post offices, or online at, until 25 November 2018. The new Register will come into effect on 15 February 2019.

If you will be aged 18 or over on 15 February 2019, you should check that your name and address are listed and correct on the Draft Register. If there are any mistakes with your details, contact your local authority before 25 November 2018 to have them corrected.

If you are not on the Register and you want to be included on it, you must fill in form RFA (pdf). If you need to correct or change your entry, you must fill in form RFA1 (pdf).  If you are on the Register but your address has changed, you use form RFA3 (pdf). This will also remove you from the Register for your previous address.

Read more about registering to vote.