Kidsgrove Town Council (Talke and Butt Lane ward) by-election 2023
Under the Elections Act 2022, eligible photographic ID will now be needed to cast a vote in polling stations across the country.
You may use the following forms of photo ID when voting at a polling station:
- a passport issued by the UK, an of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, an EEA state or a Commonwealth country
- a driving licence issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or an EEA state
- a biometric immigration document
- an identity card bearing the Proof of Age Standards Scheme hologram (a PASS card)
- Ministry of Defence From 90 (Defence Identity Card)
- a Blue Badge
- a national identity card issued by an EEA state
- an older person's bus pass
- a disabled person's bus pass
- an Oyster 60+ card
- a Freedom Pass
- a Scottish National Entitlement Card issued in Scotland
- a 60 and Over Welsh Concessionary Travel Card issued in Wales
- a disabled person's Welsh Concessionary Travel Card issued in Wales
- a Senior SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
- a Registered Blind SmartPass or Blind Person's SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
- a War Disablement SmartPass or War Disabled SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
- a 60+ SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
- a Half Fare SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
- an Electoral Identity Card issued in Northern Ireland
- a Voter Authority Certificate or a temporary Voter Authority Certificate
Original forms of photo ID will only be accepted at a polling station. Photocopies or pictures of your voter ID will not be accepted. This is to prevent fraudulent alteration of any photocopies or photos.
Expired photo ID will still be accepted, as long as the photograph is still a good likeness of you.
If you do not have any of the above photographic ID, you can apply for a free voter authority certificate.