Nomination papers

We can accept parish nomination papers only from Friday 17 March 2023. District nomination papers can be submitted from Friday 24 March 2023. Both cut off dates are 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2023.

To arrange for an informal check of your nomination papers, please email

Submitting your nomination papers

Submitting of nomination papers are done by appointment only. Please use the link below to arrange your appointment time. We are allowing 15 minutes per nomination paper.

Book an appointment

Request for electoral register

This form must be submitted to our elections team either by email (same as above) or by hand.

Register request form

Guidance for candidates and agents

The Electoral Commission provides practical advice and guidance for anyone who wants to stand as a candidate or be an agent at a local government election in England.

Code of conduct for campaigners

The code of conduct applies to all campaigners and sets out agreed standards of appropriate behaviour before and during an election or referendum.

Code of conduct for campaigners