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.

European Parliamentary Elections are due to be held on 23 May 2019.

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

New applications to vote by proxy (where an elector appoints a person to vote on their behalf)  at this election must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

Sending your form

You can email your completed form to

You can send your completed form to: Electoral Services, Westminster City Council, 12th 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.

You can fax your form to 020 7641 2917​.

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: 22 July 2019