Register of Electors

Local authorities publish a public register of all eligible and registered people entitled to vote in local, national and European elections and referenda.

Carlow County Council has a rolling register of electors.
To check if you are on the register click the link above.

Vote Check the Register

Who Can Vote?

While every resident is entitled to be registered, the registration authority needs to know a person’s citizenship to determine at which elections a person may vote. The right to vote is as follows:
•    Irish Citizens: May vote at every election and referendum
•    British Citizens: May vote at Dáil and Local Elections only
•    Other EU Citizens: May vote at European & Local Elections only
•    Non - EU Citizens: May vote at Local Elections only

Registering To Vote

The easiest way for you to register to vote or update your details is online at If a form is required, they can be accessed via the links below.

  • Register of Electors - register to vote or update details
  • Clár na dToghthóirí - vóta a chaitheamh
  • Register of Electors - 3rd party amendment
  • Clár na dToghthóirí - thríú páirtí
  • Register of Electors - special voters list form
  • Clár na dToghthóirí - liosta vótálaithe speisialta
  • Register of Electors - application for postal vote due to illness or disability
  • Clár na dToghthóirí - iarratas ar vóta poist de bharr tinnis nó míchumais

Postal Vote

Various categories of persons can seek registration as postal voters:

  • The Defence Forces
  • An Garda Síochána
  • Diplomats serving abroad
  • Certain disabled voters living at home
  • Persons who cannot attend at their own polling station by reason of their occupation/education
  • Prisoners Persons who reside in a hospital, nursing home or similar institution can apply for inclusion on the Special Voters List.

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