If you can't vote yourself, you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf, as a proxy.

You can apply for a proxy vote depending on your circumstances. The only requirement is that you and the person you wish to appoint as proxy, must be registered to vote.

Applying for a particular election?

If you are applying for a particular election/referendum, please complete this application form.

Longer term applications

You can apply to vote by proxy for more than one election:

  • if you have a physical condition that means you cannot go to the polling station

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy based on disability.

  • If your employment means you cannot go to the polling station

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy due to employment.

  • If you are attending an educational course and cannot go to the polling station

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy due to attendance on an educational course.

  • If you are living overseas (and have registered as an overseas voter)

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy for a British citizen living overseas.

  • If you are a crown servant (and have registered to vote as such)

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy for a Crown servant..

  • If you are a member of the Armed Forces (and have registered as a service voter)

Please complete the Application to vote by proxy for a member the Armed Forces.

Getting someone to support your application

Unless you are registered blind, you may have to get someone to support your application to confirm that you have a valid reason for applying to vote by proxy.

More information

Full details are included on the application form, but if you are still unsure please contact the Electoral Services Team via email electoral.services@waverley.gov.uk or via phone on 01483 523116.

Page owner: Joe Blythman. Last updated: 23/05/2018 10:00