To vote by post instead of in person at your polling place, you must be individually
Postal vote forms must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer
11 working days before the Polling Day. Any changes to existing applications must
also be made at least 11 working days before the Polling Day.
Postal vote applicants can choose to vote by post for one election, a specific period
of time or all future elections.
Existing postal voters will be sent their ballot papers automatically.
Applying for a Postal Vote
To apply for a postal vote at future elections, please download the application
You can also get an application form from:
Completed forms should be returned to:
Electoral Registration Officer
For more information about postal voting, please contact the Electoral Registration
Local Government Elections 4 May 2017
Registration for to vote by post in the Local Government Elections on Thursday 4 May 2017 has now ended.
You can still register to vote by post in elections after Friday 5 May 2017 by following the instructions
If you are already registered to vote by post or register for a postal vote before
29 March your postal pack will be sent out 13 April.
If you apply for a postal vote between 29 March and 7 April your postal
pack will be sent out 13-14 April.
If you apply for a postal vote between 7 and 18 April your postal pack will be sent out 25 April.
If you don't receive your postal pack, and applied by 7 April, you can ask for
a replacement from Friday 21 April.
If you don’t receive your postal pack, and applied between 7 and 18 April,
you can ask for a replacement from Friday 28 April.
The deadline for asking for a replacement for a lost or spoilt postal vote is 5pm
Thursday 4 May.