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Your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts will be offline

From 4pm on Friday 31 March until 5pm on Monday 3 April you will not be able to access your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts on MyGuildford. This is whilst we run our year end processes. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Voting and elections

The next Borough and Parish elections will be held on Thursday 4 May 2023.

The most important change is the introduction of photo ID at polling stations. This will apply for the first time in England at the local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023. Find out more about voter ID in the 2023 elections.

Register to vote

You need to be on the electoral register to vote in elections and referendums. You can register to vote online here.

Apply for a postal vote

You will need to complete a form to apply for a postal vote. Return your form to

Elections 2023

This year, elections are happening on Thursday 4 May 2023. To vote in elections you must be registered to vote.

Apply for a proxy vote

Proxy voting is where you appoint someone you trust (a proxy) to vote for you.