If you are 16 or over and living in Scotland, you are eligible to vote in some elections. You will find below resources on the rights of you and your family members to vote in Scotland before, during and after the Brexit transition period.
This factsheet provides a brief summary of the rights of you and your family members to vote in Scotland before, during and after the Brexit transition period.
This Information is intended for guidance only and was reproduced from information from The Human Rights Consortium Scotland, JustRight Scotland & Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe.
To be able to vote in the UK, you need to register to vote. The process is easy and may be done online. The Electoral Commission, the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK, has prepared a guide for you on registering to vote in the UK elections.
As the Brexit date moved, you can either vote in the UK for a British candidate or register with your home country and vote for your home country candidate. The rules for the latter will vary depending on your country of origin. Read more here: European Elections 2019.
! Please note that some information online is currently out of date, as it was prepared when the UK was supposed to leave the EU in March 2019. For this reason please approach any information, including guidelines found on official websites, with caution.