To be able to vote, you have to be over 18 and on the electoral register. The electoral register is a list of all the names and addresses of people in the area who can vote.
You can check to see if you are on the electoral register by contacting your local council.
You can phone them, write to them or email them.
If you are not already registered to vote, you can tell your council you want to be on the register and they will tell you what to do next. This may mean filling in a form or registering online.
Once you are on the electoral register, you can vote at the next election.