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.

The deadline for applying to vote by post for the election on Thursday 7 May 2020 is 5pm on Wednesday 22 April 2020.

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.

You can download a postal vote application here.

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.