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Apply for a postal vote

Anyone can apply to vote by post. You don’t need to give a reason.

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If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document, contact your local Electoral Registration Office.

Before you apply

Send the completed form to your local Electoral Registration Office.

Published 10 June 2014
Last updated 6 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. If you are registered to vote in Scotland, you are no longer able to apply for a postal vote for the elections on 6 May 2021. You can still apply for a proxy vote.

  2. Updated to include new forms.

  3. If you are registered to vote in England or Wales and want to vote by post on 6 May 2021, you must submit a postal vote application form that is received by your local Electoral Registration Office before 5pm on Tuesday 20 April. If you are registered to vote in Scotland and want to vote by post on 6 May 2021, you must submit a postal vote application form that is received by your local Electoral Registration Office before 5pm on Tuesday 6 April.

  4. Attachments updated.

  5. Forms updated to comply with the new data protection laws.

  6. Information added to explain that it's now too late to apply by post for the 3 May elections.

  7. Information added for the 3 May election deadline.

  8. Updated forms

  9. Updated postal vote form for England

  10. Updated postal vote form

  11. Added Welsh language form

  12. Form updated.

  13. First published.