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Check your voter registration status

The next registration weekend for the 2019 National and Provincial Elections will be on 26 and 27 January 2019 at your local polling station. You may not be able to vote where you live if your address is missing or incorrect at the Electoral Commission!

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Registration for the 2019 national elections

The 2019 national elections are coming up! Your last chance to register to vote in the elections will be on the weekend of 26 and 27 January at your local polling station.

In the meantime,  you can use our app at check.da.org.za to check to see whether you are correctly registered on the voters’ roll. First-time registration can only take place at your local Electoral Commission office or on 26 or 27 January at your local polling station. However, those who have registered before can update their details online by visiting https://www.elections.org.za/MyIEC/Account/Register.

Find the answers to frequently asked questions, below.

If you need more help, please feel free to call (0861 22 55 32), email (info@da.org.za) or Whatsapp (084 000 2019) us and we’d be happy to answer your questions.

Frequently asked questions

  • Why is registration taking place?
  • What if I have moved since I last registered?
  • How do I check that my details are correct?
  • Can South Africans living abroad register to vote in the 2019 national elections yet?
  • When will the elections take place?
  • Who can register to vote?
  • What do I need in order to register to vote?
  • How do I know if I’m registered to vote?
  • How and when do I register to vote?
  • Can I register to vote at my nearest voting station come registration weekend?
  • Do I need to re-register for the 2019 national elections?
  • Can I register for my family member/friend/partner?
  • Can I register online?
  • Can I change my address online?
  • Will I be able to vote online?
  • Can I register with my passport/driver’s license?
  • How many people do not have addresses on the Electoral Commission’s voters’ role?
  • What if I live in an informal settlement or don’t have a formal address?
  • Do I need to take any proof of residence?
  • I successfully updated my voting district on the Electoral Commission's website but it isn't reflecting on check.da.org.za?
  • My ID book is in my maiden name but my married name appears on the voters' roll. Do I need to re-register?
  • I live at xyz, where must I register?
  • Do I need to go to registration weekend if I have checked that my details are correct online?
  • Some voters are complaining that their registration is correct on the Electoral Commission's website, but when they visit our self-canvass website we tell them their details are incorrect and they must register at a different address.