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Elections and Voting

The electoral registration process has changed, this is because the Electoral Reform Act 2022 came into effect on Thursday, 13 October 2022.


This change requires additional information such as your PPSN, date of birth and Eircode to complete the registration process. This will allow local authorities to confirm your details and help to ensure the accuracy of the Electoral Register.

For further information about the Electoral Reform Act 2022, please click here.


How to register or amend your details


You have three options:

1). Through if you have a verified MyGovId

2). Through

3). Or by completing one of the forms below and returning it to us at the Franchise Section, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24AX3C


Please note that it is your responsibility to check that all your details and voter status are correct on  or on


You can register to vote if you are aged 16 or over, but you will not be eligible to vote until you are aged 18. By registering at the age of 16, it means that your local authority will be able to move you to the live electoral register once you reach the age of 18.


Postal vote


If you are unable to vote at your polling station for any of the following reasons:

  • you have a physical disability / illness and living at home
  • you have a physical disability / illness and living in a hospital, nursing home or similar institution


Please complete the correct form below and return it to us.

Application forms

Registering to vote:



Anonymous Elector:



No Fixed Abode:



Third Party Claim: 



Illness or Disability: 



Student or Work Purposes: 



Irish Diplomat: 

PV3 -Misean taidhleoir

PV3- Diplomatic mission

An Garda Síochána: 

PV5 -Gharda Síochána

PV5 - Garda Síochána

Special Voters List:



Defence Forces:

PV1- Óglaigh na hÉireann

PV1 - Defence Forces


PV6 -Vótóirí príosúnach

PV6 -Prisoner Voters