The Electoral Roll holds address details for everyone over the age of 18 in the whole of the UK. The edited version of the roll can be searched by anyone to get address details for anyone.
Electoral roll searches are free to try, take just a few seconds and if you want to view the full address details this costs just a few pence depending on what package you have.
The Electoral roll UK is used in most democracies including the United Kingdom (UK),
People in the UK are required by the law to provide their name and address for inclusion on the Electoral roll.
These details are held on the Electoral Roll and searching this roll can help find locate or trace a person or address,
The UK Electoral roll in detail
The electoral roll is compiled for every UK electoral poll district and has two formats. The full electoral roll is made available for a supervised inspection by anyone. It is this roll that is used for voting and its supply and use is limited. Copies of the electoral roll are available to certain groups like credit reference agencies.
What is the Full Electoral Roll UK?
The full electoral roll lists everyone who is entitled to vote. In the UK the three Credit reference agencies, which are Equifax, Experian and Callcredit are allowed to use the full electoral roll, but only to check a persons name and address if they are applying for credit and to prevent money laundering.
The general public does not have access to the full Electoral Roll after October 2002 but can access the full electoral roll before this date or full edited versions for all years after 2002.
The edited electoral roll omits the names and addresses of people who have requested their names to be excluded from it. The edited Electoral Roll can be viewed and searched or accessed by anyone, This edited version of the electoral roll is easily searchable using online search facilities such as 192 .
How many records are available?
Approximately 26 million people are recorded on the latest edited 2010 Electoral Roll, and 212 million records in total spanning eight years. All records available at 192, click on the banners on this page to have a look.
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Search the UK Electoral Roll
To search the electoral roll you need the persons first name / Christian name and surname, if you have a middle initial or approximate idea where they may be living ie a radius of 52 miles from Bristol this will help to reduce the number of results and enable you to find the person you are searching for faster.
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Between August and October each year, an electoral registration form is delivered to each property in the UK. When its received the details need to be checked to make sure they are correct. It is then returned to the electoral registration office. The new Electoral Roll is published on 1 December every year.