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.



Download proxy form due to disability.


Download proxy form due to educational reason.


Download proxy form due to emergency reason.


Download proxy form due to employment reason.

Particular Election

Download proxy form for particular election.


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

European Parliamentary Elections 2014

The 2014 European Parliamentary elections will take place on 22 May 2014.

Don't miss out - ensure you're registered to vote by completing the voter registration form on this website.

Local Council Elections 2014

The 2014 local council elections will take place on 22 May 2014.

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