Voting and registering to vote

Voting by post

To be allowed to vote by post, you must be on the electoral register

You can apply to vote by post at any time. You don't need to wait until we announce an election.

You can download application forms from the GOV.UK website.

GOV.UK: apply for a postal vote

You need to provide your details including your date of birth and you must sign the form. If you cannot provide your signature, we may give you a waiver.

Electoral services
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL

: 01375 652 816


When to send in your application

We must receive new applications by 5pm, 11 working days before an election.

Changing or cancelling your postal vote

You can change or cancel your postal vote before 5pm, 11 working days before an election.

You cannot vote at a polling station once we've sent you a postal vote, although you can hand your postal vote into your polling station if you prefer.