On this page you can find the answers to frequently asked questions about voting by post at an election or referendum.
How do I get a postal vote?
How secure is a postal vote?
Do I need to register to vote if I am applying for a postal vote?
For what period does my postal vote last?
When can I expect to receive my postal vote?
Why do I need to give my date of birth and signature to get a postal vote?
Why haven't I received my postal ballot paper?
If I have applied for a postal vote, can I still vote at the polling station?
I've spoiled my ballot paper or postal voting statement. What do I do?
I've lost my postal ballot paper. What do I do?
How do I cancel an existing postal vote?
I'm living outside the UK - which address should I include on my postal vote application?
Can I return my postal vote forms to my local authority by email?