Electoral Commission For Sierra Leone




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Welcome To ECSL Voter Registration

Registering to vote is the first step in making sure that you participate in the national decision making. It is your civic right and responsibility to decide who become your leader so that decision about your country, region, constituency and ward can be made in your best interest. The only way to achieve that is to register and vote as a citizen.  

If you're already registered but want to update your information /transfer registration (due to change of address, age change, name change), please click here to update your information.

If you only want to check your registration status, click the link below.

Registration Status



You're Sierra Leonean citizen
You're at least 18 years 18 on the eve of election day
You have lived at your current address for at least one month


Your driver's license or Your Sierra Leonean passport or Sierra Leonean birth certificate


Not lunatic
Not a prisoner

How to register

Steps to register during Sept 3 to Oct 4 Voter registration process

Get in Queue

Applicants in queue waiting to register

Assistant Registrar 2 (Queue controller) direct applicants to appropriate registration sections


Go to Registrar

Registrar searches for applicant's details using bio-data or Voter ID and issue confirmation

Go to VIU Operator for Data Entry

VIU Operator - Data Entry captures both bio and biometric data of new registrant.


Return to Registrar for Data Capture

Registrar captures registrant's details from VIU and issue confirmation and verification slip to registrants

Go to Assistant Registrar

Assistant Registrar  enters details of registrant from the slip into the journal.

Registration Complete

Registrants exit registration center with confirmation slip.

ECSL-NCRA Registration (Krio)

ECSL-NCRA Registration (English)

Do you know that there are THREE methods to check your registration details? Check it out now.

FYI: A total of 3,374,258 voters registered in the 2022 voter registration exercise.  Click here for breakdown


  1. It is your civic right and responsibility to register and vote in elections.
  2. Come out and register from 3rd September to 4th October 2022 to enable you to vote in the June 24, 2023 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local council elections.
  3. If you don’t register now, you cannot vote.
  4. Disability is not inability; all persons with disabilities are encouraged to come out and register in order to vote in the 2023 elections.
  5. Bring your proof of identity when you come to register.
  6. One Sierra Leone, One Registration, One Identity Card.
  7. Women  are encouraged to come out in numbers to register
  8. Women are also encouraged to contest/vote in the 2023 elections.
  9. Voter registration is from 3rd September to 4th October 2022.
  10. If you will be 18 years or older on the eve of 24th June 2023, come out and register.
  11. Go to the nearest registration centre within your Ward and register between the period 3rd September to 4th October
  12. Registration Centres become Polling Centres on Election Day, so register at a centre in a Ward where you are ordinarily resident.
  13. All Registration Centres will open 7:00a.m to 5 p.m. Monday to Sunday/every day
  14. Make sure you collect your registration receipts after you register.
  15. Sierra Leone has a new registration system now; everybody must register again in 2022.
  16. See list of registration centres/polling centres here

please check regularly for date of exhibition and id cards distribution

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