The Supervisor of Elections Lister Dudley Lewis has advised that the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) Register of Electors is currently being updated and a new Register will be published on March 31st, 2022.
Individuals who are not on the current Register but wish to be included in the new Register of Electors will have until November 30, 2021 to contact the Elections Office with the relevant documentation.
Registration for inclusion on the Elector’s Register is an ongoing process however, in accordance with the Elections Ordinance an up-dated Register is due March 31st each year.
The Supervisor encourages new applicants to apply to be included on the Register, especially those who have turned 17 years old, also those who are 18 years and older and did not apply to be included in the 2020/2021 Register.
Lewis noted: “Eligible voters on the present Register of Electors do not need to re-apply to be included in the 2022/2023 Register, they will be automatically included unless they notify the Elections Office that they have changed their name or place of residence, or no longer meet the eligibility criteria and this includes being resident in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) for at least 12 out of 24 months”.
Individuals seeking to be registered MUST be in possession of a TCI Status Card issued by the Ministry of Border Control and those not in possession are advised to apply for one prior to registration.
Potential new Electors should complete the required voter registration application Form and those who have already obtained the Status Card but did not submit an application are being encouraged to prepare and submit it during this process.
Voter Registration Application Forms for inclusion on the TCI Register of Electors for 2022/2023 can be obtained from the Elections Office in Grand Turk (Arthur Lightbourne Building, Pond Street) or Providenciales Butterfield Square) or the District Commissioner’s Office in Salt Cay, South Caicos, Middle Caicos (Conch Bar) and North Caicos Bottle Creek).
For further information on the voter registration process, please contact the Elections Department Grand Turk (Telephone number 649-338-2304 or 649-338-2301) or Supervisor of Elections Telephone number 649-246-7742 email firstname.lastname@example.org or Providenciales Elections Office (Telephone number 649-338-4681).
For information on the verification of TC Islander status and issuing of TC Islander Status Cards, please contact the Ministry of Border Control and Employment Services.