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Voting gives you an opportunity to be part of decision-making that affects your life and the future of our country. If you don’t vote, others will make the decisions for you.

To be able to have your say on important issues by voting, you must be on the electoral register.

It is very easy to register to vote or to check that your details are accurate and up to date. You can do this by visiting: www.checktheregister.ie


Check the register​

Voting gives you an opportunity to be part of decision-making that affects your life and the future of our country. If you don’t vote, others will make the decisions for you.

To be able to have your say on important issues by voting, you must be on the electoral register.

It is very easy to register to vote or to check that your details are accurate and up to date. You can do this by visiting: www.checktheregister.ie


Voter registration deadlines​


The deadline to register and update your details for standard voting for the referendums taking place on 8 March 2024 is: 20 February 2024.


The deadline to register for a postal vote for the referendums taking place on 8 March 2024 is: 12 February 2024.


Once you are registered to vote, and you meet eligibility criteria for voting in a referendum, a polling card will be posted to your address before polling day.



Prepare to vote​


  • Make sure you’re registered at your current address by 20 February 2024. Check your information is up to date at checktheregister.ie.
  • If you are eligible to register for a postal vote, you will need to register by 12 February 2024.
  • Watch out for your polling information card to arrive at your home by post.
  • Learn more about the upcoming referendums in our what are you being asked to decide on section.
  • Make a plan for when you are going to vote on 8 March 2024. Visit our where to vote section for more information.
  • Bring your polling card and your ID with you to the polling station. Read more information and see the list of valid forms of ID in our how to vote section.