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Vote by post

To be able to vote by post, you must be on the electoral register. You must apply for a postal vote if you want to vote by post.

You can apply at any time (you don't need to wait until an election is announced) for a single election, a specific election or permanently. To qualify for an election we have to receive your application form by 5pm, 11 working days before polling day.

Download a postal vote application.

Return your completed application form to The Electoral Registration Office, Plymouth City Council, Ballard House, West Hoe Road, Plymouth, PL1 3BJ, or send it by email as a scan or clear photo to

You can change or cancel your postal vote before 5pm, 11 working days before an election.

This includes:

  • Changes of address for delivery of ballot paper
  • Cancellation of a postal vote
  • Change from postal to proxy

Email or call 01752 304866 for more information.