Change your address

Updated: 27 March 2018

Every time you move, you must update your address on the electoral roll or your name could be removed and you will be unable to vote. You are eligible to enrol for your new address if you have lived there for at least one month.

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

If you are 16 or 17 you can enrol now so when you turn 18 you'll be able to vote.

  • your driver's licence
  • Australian passport number, or
  • have someone who is enrolled confirm your identity.

18+ or Proof of Age cards are not accepted.

If you are overseas or going overseas don't use this form to change your address. Please see information on going overseas.

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.

*When you finish updating your details, don't forget to close your browser to protect your privacy.

Already changed your address online? Check the status using the receipt number provided.

When updating your enrolment details you might also need to update your personal details with your state and territory road traffic authority.