Enrol to vote

2024 Northern Territory Legislative Assembly (Territory) Election

Enrolling to vote for the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly (Territory) Election closes at 5.30pm Friday, 2 August 2024.

For all other election information please contact the Northern Territory Electoral Commission, who conduct territory and local government elections in the Northern Territory.

2024 New South Wales Local Government Elections

Enrolment for the purposes of being a candidate or nominator closes at 6pm Monday, 5 August 2024.

For all other election information please contact the New South Wales Electoral Commission, who conduct state and local government elections in New South Wales.

2024 Victorian Local Government Elections

Enrolling to vote for the Victorian Local Government Elections closes at 4pm Wednesday, 7 August 2024.

For all other election information please contact the Victorian Electoral Commission, who conduct state and local government elections in Victoria.

Enrol to vote to play a crucial role in our democracy.

Eligibility basics

  • you are an Australian citizen
  • aged 18 years and over, and
  • have lived at your address for at least one month.

It is compulsory by law for all eligible Australian citizens to enrol and vote.
If you are 16 or 17 you can enrol now so when you turn 18 you'll be able to vote.
See information about Eligible British Subjects.

You will need to provide one of the following

  • Australian driver license number
  • Australian passport number
  • Medicare card details
  • Australian citizenship number
  • Someone who is currently enrolled confirm your identity.

18+ or Proof of Age cards are not accepted.

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Overseas or going overseas

If you are going overseas for a short period of time you will need to enrol first. If you are already enrolled and travelling or intend to travel overseas, see information about Australians overseas.

State, territory and local government elections

Completing this enrolment form enables you to participate in federal elections, by-elections and referendums, and any relevant state, territory, or local government elections. The AEC only runs federal events.

Other ways to enrol

The AEC has options for people that require assistance or with specific circumstances that may affect their enrolment, such as silent electors, travellers, or people with no fixed address. See special category enrolment options.

Paper forms

If you don't wish to enrol online, you can:

Check your enrolment progress

Already enrolled online?
Check the status using the receipt number provided.



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Information about this online session will be stored with your application, including the IP address of your device. This information may be used by the AEC for analytical purposes including the detection of fraud.

Updated: 6 June 2024