North Lincolnshire Council will be holding elections on Thursday, 4 May 2023 to elect 43 Councillors to represent their 19 wards, alongside a number of Town & Parish Council elections. Voters will need to show an accepted form of photographic ID at a polling station before they can be issued with a ballot paper. There are a number of IDs that can be used like a passport, driving license, older person’s bus pass, disabled person’s bus pass, blue badge. Expired photo ID will be accepted as long as the photo remains good enough likeness for the polling station staff to be able to identify the voter. Only original IDs will be allowed. There is no need to provide ID if you have a postal vote.
If you don’t have a valid ID you can apply for a Voter Authority Certificate using the Government’s online portal or contact the Elections Team on 01724 296245. The deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate is 5 pm on Tuesday, 25 April 2023. If you have changed your address recently the last date to register is 11.59 pm on Monday, 17 April 2023.