If you know that you won’t be able to get to the polling station on polling day, you can vote by post. You can apply for postal vote because you’re away on holiday or because your work schedule means you can't get to polling station. You can also choose to vote by post simply because it would be more convenient for you. You will be sent a postal vote ballot pack before the election. Find out more about how to vote by post. Download the application form To apply to vote by post in England, Scotland or Wales, you need to download, print and fill in the postal vote application form. Postal vote application form You can apply for a particular election or referendum, for a specific time period, or for a permanent postal vote. You will need to complete a new postal vote application if you have moved house. Filling in your form The application form includes instructions on how to fill it in correctly. You will need to provide your date of birth and signature on your application form. These are used to confirm your identity when you vote by post. Where to send your completed form Send your postal and proxy vote applications to our electoral services team. You can also contact them to find out if you’re on the electoral register, and if you already have a postal or proxy vote. Please send your completed form by post to: East Hampshire District Council, Electoral Registration Officer, Penns Place, Petersfield, GU31 4EX. Alternatively you can email it to: email@example.com. You must return your postal vote application form by 5pm, 11 working days before the poll.