To vote by post instead of in person at your polling station, you must be individually registered to vote and make an application for a postal vote. If you are not already registered to vote, then register now at www.gov.uk/registertovote.
COVID-19 - Scottish Parliamentary Election 2021
Due to COVID-19 the deadline to apply for a postal vote in time for the Scottish Parliamentary Election is earlier than normal. You must ensure your application for a postal vote has reached the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) no later than 5pm on Tuesday 06 April 2021.
Any changes to existing postal votes must also be made by 5pm on Tuesday 06 April 2021.
Postal vote applicants can choose to vote by post for one election, a specific period of time or all future elections.
Existing postal voters will be sent their ballot papers automatically.
Applying for a Postal Vote
To apply for a postal vote, please download the application form from the ERO:
If you do not have access to print an application form, you can complete the online system to request an application be sent to you:
Completed forms should be returned as soon as possible and by no later than 5pm on Tuesday 06 April 2021 to:
For more information about postal voting, please contact the Electoral Registration Officer:
For further assistance you can also contact: