Resources and information about the right to vote for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and their family members

Voting rights for EU citizens in Scotland

This factsheet created by Just Rights Scotland provides a brief summary of your right to vote as an EU citizen or family member of an EU citizen in Scotland.

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.

You can register to vote in the next parliamentary elections in Scotland. Read if you are eligible to vote and the registration procedure in this post.


Resources – 2021 Scottish Parliament election

This Facilitator Guide and FAQ for New Scots were created by the electoral Commission, The Scottish Refugee Council and COSLA for supporting New Scots to vote in 2021 Scottish Parliament election.