Apply to vote by proxy
- Emergency proxy votes: if you have a medical emergency, are away for work, or your photo ID is lost, stolen, destroyed, or damaged, you can apply for an emergency proxy vote up to 5pm on polling day.
- Proxy votes: you must apply by 5pm, at least 6 working days before polling day.
The application process is different depending on the type of proxy voting you're applying for.
How to apply for a proxy vote
To apply for a proxy for an election.
Emergency proxy vote
In certain circumstances, where you have an emergency that means you can't vote in person, you can apply for an emergency proxy.
These applications can be made up to 5pm on polling day.