Register to Vote

Register to Vote

To register to vote in British Columbia, you must be:

  • 18 or older by General Voting Day,
  • a Canadian citizen, and
  • a B.C. resident for the past six months as of General Voting Day.

If you meet these criteria, registration is easy! You can register:

  • online
  • by phone at 1-800-661-8683
  • by mail, fax or email by sending us this form
  • in person at our office at #100 – 1112 Fort St, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K8 

Registering in advance has many benefits. Registered voters will receive important updates from Elections BC after an election is called, including information about where, when and how to vote. Registering in advance also makes the voting process faster and easier.

For more information, read our Online Voter Registration FAQs.

Register for the List of Future Voters

Elections BC maintains a list of eligible 16 and 17-year-olds who will be automatically added to the Provincial Voters List when they turn 18. This will make it easier for young voters to receive information about voting from Elections BC, and will speed up the voting process for everyone.

To register as a future voter, you must be:

  • 16 or 17 years old
  • a Canadian citizen
  • a B.C. resident

You can register as a future voter:

  • online
  • by phone at 1-800-661-8683
  • by mail, fax or email by sending us this form
  • in person at our office at #100 – 1112 Fort St, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K8