Postal voting

Apply to vote by post

You've got the option to vote by post, rather than visiting a polling station. 

Complete and sign the postal vote application form to apply. Please make sure you include your date of birth. We use this information to combat fraud.

You can return your completed application form:

  • In the post: use the address provided on the application form
  • By emailelections@rochdale.gov.uk 
  • In-person: Number One Riverside

Find out how we use your personal information in our privacy notice.

Apply to vote by post

Who can vote by post?

Anyone who is registered to vote can apply to vote by post. 

How to register to vote

When to apply?

You can apply for a postal vote anytime throughout the year or no later than 11 working days before polling day.

We strongly advise you to apply early - don't wait until an election day is set. 

If you move house, you must tell us immediately or you may lose your postal vote.