Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

How we contact you

If we have your contact details we'll aim to contact you by either text or email, as well as issuing formal notices.

These emails and texts aren't part of the legal Council Tax billing and recovery process, so please don't depend on them to remind you to pay.

We're updating some of our messaging so that if your device supports Rich Communication Services (RCS) you'll see that we are a verified sender, so you'll know that the message is genuine.

You may still receive standard text messages from us while we develop this service, but links in these messages will always include

If you're not sure if a message is from us, please contact us directly or self-serve via MySouthwark.


Page last updated: 04 July 2022


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