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Overseas voters

Overseas-Voters-PolaroidAlthough estimates of the number of British expats vary from 5.5 to 13 million, there are only about 13,000 overseas voters registered in the UK. 

We work with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to spread the registration message via embassies, and also runs multi-media campaigns to ensure that expats know their rights. 

For example, the Iberian consular service is enclosing our registration leaflet in all 22,000 new passport packs that they send out to British citizens in Spain and Portugal every year. 

In addition to the materials below, our sister site has the latest registration forms, postal and proxy applications for British citizens living overseas. 

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Register to vote from overseas
Information leaflet for British citizens living overseas on how to register to vote.
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Evaluate your public awareness work
How to file - information for electoral administrators about evaluating their public awareness work.

Wandsworth Borough Council: Overseas voters word-of-mouth
London Borough of Wandsworth alter their renewal letter to promote registration among British citizens living abroad.