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Registration Officer Guidebook

Pre-fill Oath of Residence Certificate EC 50055

  1. Find elector and attestor on List of Electors
    Note: if there are errors on the list or their name is crossed off, refer to flowchart
  2. Confirm both electors live in the same polling division.
    If they don't, tell elector they need to find someone else to attest to their address
  3. If one or both electors are not on the list
    • find their polling station on Poll Key
    • confirm both electors live in the same polling division
    • pre-fill Registration Certificate EC 50050 for whoever is not on the list
  4. Write the following at top of certificate
    • electoral district name
    • elector's ordinary polling division number
    Note: you can ask the elector and attestor for ID to help you pre-fill the certificate, but they don't have to provide it
  5. Tick the box that applies at the top of the certificate
    • first box if they are on the list
    • second box if they are not on the list and need a Registration Certificate EC 50050
  6. Tick Filled in by box at the top
  7. Write elector's information in section 1
    • sequence number (second column on List of Electors)
    • family and given names
    • home address
    Note: if elector or attestor is not on the list, write N/A for sequence number
  8. Write attestor's information in section 1
    • sequence number (second column on List of Electors)
    • family and given names
    • home address
  9. Tell both electors that the DRO will complete the certificate
  10. Give them the certificate and remind both electors they will need ID
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