A postal vote lets you vote from your own home. Anyone can apply for a postal vote. You do not have to give a reason.
How to apply for a postal vote
If you cannot print the application form
If you cannot print the application form you can ask your local Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) to send you one.
You can also find details of your ERO on your local council website.
Where to send your completed form
When you've completed the form you can:
- post it to your local ERO
- email a photo of it to your local ERO
You can no longer apply for a postal vote in the Scottish Parliament elections.
The closing date was 6 April 2021 at 5pm.
Register to vote
You need to register to vote before you can apply for a postal vote.
Get help with a postal vote
If you need help with a postal vote you should contact your local registration office.
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