Apply to vote by proxy

Voting by proxy is a convenient way of voting if you are unable to get to the polling station. 'By proxy' just means that you appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf. To vote by proxy, you’ll need to be registered to vote. Then just fill in an application form, sign it, and send it back to your local electoral registration office. You can get their address and other details by entering your postcode on this website.

To download the right application form, choose the reason for your proxy vote from the list below.

Questions? Have a look at more information about voting by proxy, or go to our frequently asked questions.

Emergency proxy application forms

Emergency based on disability

Your form should be returned to your local electoral registration office. To find this, simply insert your postcode into the 'Your local area' box on the right.

 

Standard Proxy Application Forms

A full list of proxy application forms is available below.

Disability

Download proxy form due to disability.

Educational

Download proxy form due to educational reason.

Employment

Download proxy form due to employment reason.

Particular Election

Download proxy form for particular election.

Overseas

Download proxy form for British citizens living overseas.

Crown Servant or British Council Employee

Download proxy form for Crown servants or British Council employees.

Service voters

Download proxy form for Service voters.

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Electoral information

United Kingdom General Election 2015

The 2015 United Kingdom General Election will take place on 7 May 2015.

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