Check that you can vote on 8 May 2019

Check where you are registered to vote
The voters' roll is now closed, and you can no longer alter your voter registration status. Use this tool to check which voting station you are registered to vote at.

The 2019 national and provincial elections will be on 8 May 2019.

Make sure everything is ready for you to be part of bringing change on 8 May.

Find the answers to frequently asked questions, below.

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

Frequently asked questions

  • When will special votes be cast?
  • Why do we have an election this year?
  • When will the elections take place?
  • What if I have moved since I last registered?
  • What if I will be in another province?
  • How do I check that my details are correct?
  • How do South Africans living abroad vote in the 2019 national elections?
  • How do I apply for a special vote?
  • Who can vote?
  • I applied for a home visit special vote but the IEC did not arrive. How do I get the IEC to visit my home on election day?
  • What do I need in order to vote?
  • Do I qualify for a special vote?
  • How do I know if I’m registered to vote?
  • What if my address is missing or incomplete on the voters’ roll?
  • How and when do I register to vote?
  • Should I have re-registered for the 2019 national elections?
  • Can I check where my family member/friend/partner is voting?
  • Can I register online?
  • Can I change my address online?
  • Will I be able to vote online?
  • Can I vote with my passport/driver’s license?
  • Do I need to take any proof of residence?
  • My ID book is in my maiden name but my married name appears on the voters' roll. Is that a problem?
  • Why did registration take place?
  • I lost my registration slip/sticker I received during registration. Will I still be able to vote?
  • Can I vote if I'm in hospital?
  • An IEC official told me my name does not appear on the voters’ roll, what should I do?
  • Can I vote on behalf of someone who is unable to get to their voting station?
  • Can I vote if I'm bedridden and unable to go to my voting station on Election Day?
  • Is there assistance for people with disabilities?
  • I am blind. Can someone help me at the voting station?
  • Unable to stand for long in a queue?
  • I live at [voter’s current address], where must I vote?