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Postal and proxy voting

Absent vote forms

If you would prefer to vote by post or proxy at future elections please complete the relevant form.

Postal vote application form (PDF, 60KB)

Proxy vote application form (PDF, 245KB)

A person can only be a proxy for close relatives and up to two other people at an election or referendum.

Close relatives are the spouse, civil partner, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, child or grandchild of the applicant. The person you wish to appoint as your proxy can only act as proxy if they are 18 or over and they are (or will be) registered for that election or referendum.

Voting in the General election on 12 December 2019

The deadline for applying for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.

The deadline for applying for a proxy vote (not an emergency proxy) is 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

Sending your form

You can email your completed form to:

You can send your completed form to: Electoral Services, Westminster City Council, 14th Floor City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP.

Or using our Freepost address (UK only) to Freepost RTJY-BJSY-HULU, Electoral Registration Officer, Westminster City Council, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP.

If you appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf then your proxy will need to go to your polling station to vote for you. Your proxy can apply for a postal vote to vote on your behalf instead of going to your polling station.

Signature waiver form

If you care for someone who is unable to sign the postal vote application form, they can apply for a signature waiver form.

To do this, contact Electoral Services.

Last updated: 30 December 2019