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Absent Voting - Voting by post or proxy
On 31 October 2023 the way you apply for a postal vote changed.
You are now required to make separate applications to vote by post in both UK Parliament and Scottish Elections.
• For UK Parliament Elections: the easiest way is to apply online at www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote
• For Scottish Elections: you will need to complete a paper form. Please use the following link to download a Scottish only application form – here
If you are unable to go online to apply for a UK Parliament postal vote, you can use a paper form to apply for both UK Parliament and Scottish Elections postal votes. Please use the following link to download a combined UK Parliament and Scottish Elections form. – here
It is important that you read the guidance on the form before completing and returning it.
If you are having any difficulties with the completion of the form or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Electoral Registration Officer using the details below.
Electoral Registration Officer for Renfrewshire Valuation Joint Board
The Robertson Centre
16 Glasgow Road
Tel: 0300 300 0150
You can find more about absent voting at www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter
and select location as Scotland
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