Voter Identification – Election Act 2022

What if you can’t confirm my identity?


  • you don’t have a NI number;
  • the information in your application cannot be matched with the information already held about you

We may either:-

If we refuse your application we will tell you why and advise you of your right to appeal.

You have a right of appeal to the County Court if your application is refused. Within 14 days of the refusal you must:-

  • give us written notice if you want to appeal, and
  • let us know the reasons for your appeal.

For more information about what we do with your personal information, please see our privacy notice.