Registered voters can choose to vote at any election by post.
For more information about postal votes, visit Your Vote Matters.
If you would like to register for a postal vote, please complete a postal vote application form.
During an election, the deadline for postal vote applications to be received is 5pm, eleven working days before polling day.
What happens next?
We will write to you to confirm that we have received your application. If you have not heard from us after 5 working days, please contact Electoral Services.
Once you are registered as a postal voter, your postal vote will be sent around 8 working days before polling day.
You will receive the relevant ballot paper(s), a postal voting statement and instructions and a return envelope.
You will need to complete the ballot paper(s) and postal voting statement and return them in the envelope provided by 10pm on polling day.