Ways of voting

2. Vote by post

Apply to vote by post for the General Election

The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by post is 5pm on 26 November 2019.

Anyone who is registered to vote can apply to vote by post, you do not need a reason to do so. Voting by post is an easy and convenient way of voting if you're unable to get to the polling station.

If you're registered to vote and would like to request a postal vote, you'll need to complete application form. This would then need to be returned to the electoral registration office.

To find out more information and download an application form, visit the About My Vote website using the link below.

Apply to vote by post

When your postal vote will be sent to you

If we receive your postal vote application by 5 November, your postal vote will be sent out to you on 27 November, first class.

If we receive your postal vote application between 6 November and 5pm on 26 November, your postal vote will be sent out to you on 3 December, first class.

If you're unable to sign your form

If you're unable to sign your form, or you're unable to sign it in a consistent way, special provisions can be made to remove the requirement to sign. For more information please contact our elections office.

If you're not currently on the electoral register you'll need to register to vote before you can request a postal vote.