Apply for a proxy vote for one election only

You can apply for a proxy vote for an election online via the GOV.UK website.

Apply online for a proxy vote

Alternatively, download an application form from the Electoral Commission website.

What you need to apply

You will need to provide your National Insurance number in order to verify your identity.

If you do not have a National Insurance number, or it cannot be verified, you will need to provide supporting documentation. Online applications will require an uploaded image of your signature.

Applications for proxy votes for one election only, arranged on a one-off basis, do not require to be supported by an independent third party. However, a reason for the application must be given.