Postal and Proxy voting

You do not have to vote in person at the polling station or be in the area on polling day. It is possible to vote by post or to nominate someone to vote on your behalf. You can find out more about postal and proxy voting on the website of the electoral commission: How do I vote?

To vote by post or by proxy in the Borough, Town and Parish Council elections 2023, you must apply before the following deadlines:

By post - Apply before 5pm on Tuesday 18 April.

By proxy - Apply before 5pm on Tuesday 25 April.

Application forms to apply for, or cancel postal and proxy votes can be found below:

Completed and signed forms can be scanned or photographed and sent by email as a clear one page attachment to:
Electoral Services,
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council,
Castlefield Road,

Please note that an electronic signature is not acceptable as your signature is an important part of the verification process during the postal vote count in an election.

If you need help filling in any of these forms please telephone us: 01737 276 794.

Application to vote by post - GOV.UK (PDF)

Application to vote by proxy for a particular election - GOV.UK (PDF)

Cancellation of postal or proxy vote (PDF)

Video guide to completing your postal vote pack

Watch our short video for guidance on how to complete your postal vote pack. To view captions, in the YouTube settings, select 'subtitles - on' and your desired language