Change your name

Updated: 25 September 2018

If you change your name, you must update your enrolment with your new details or you could be removed from the electoral roll and you will be unable to vote.

  • you are an Australian citizen, or eligible British subject,
  • aged 18 years and over, and
  • have lived at your address for at least one month.

If you are 16 or 17 you can enrol now so when you turn 18 you'll be able to vote.

  • your driver's licence, or
  • Australian passport number, or
  • have someone who is enrolled confirm your identity.

18+ or Proof of Age cards are not accepted.

Information about this online session will be stored with your application, including the IP address of your device. This information may be used by the AEC for analytical purposes including the detection of fraud.

* When you finish updating your details, don't forget to close your browser to protect your privacy.

Already changed your details online? Check the status using the receipt number provided.

When updating your enrolment details you might also need to update your personal details with your state and territory road traffic authority.

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