Ways to complete

Online or on paper

How to complete your census

It should take around 10 minutes per person to complete your census online or on paper.

Completing online


  1. Go to www.census.gov.uk/ni
  2. Select ‘Start Census’ and enter the household access code
  3. Answer the questions and submit when complete

Completing on paper

On paper

  1. Phone us free on 0800 328 2021 to request a paper form
  2. Fill in the paper form for your household
  3. Return it to us in the freepost envelope supplied

Get in touch

For support with your census you can contact us.

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