Any person on the register of electors can apply for a postal vote, no reason need be given.
The deadline for receipt of postal vote applications is 11 working days before the day of an election.
Applying for a Postal Vote
Applications to vote by post can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.
Postal application form (.pdf, 45.2kb)
Allowing someone to vote on your behalf
As an alternative to postal voting, you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf (proxy voting). If you already have a postal vote and wish to change to a proxy you must notify the Elections Office 11 working days before the poll.
The deadline for new proxy applications is 6 working days before the day of an election.