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Voting in person

Frequently asked questions on voting in person at elections in the UK.

On this page you can find the answers to frequently asked questions about voting in person at an election or referendum in the UK.

The location of your polling station will be on the poll card that will be delivered to you before polling day.

If you don’t have your poll card, you can enter your postcode here. This will tell you either the address of your polling station or who you need to contact in order to find out.

If you are disabled and need help getting to the polling station, contact your local elections office to find out what help is available. You can also ask to have a companion with you when you vote.

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You should check with your local electoral registration office whether you are on the electoral register and let them know that you have not received your poll card.

You can still vote even if you do not have a poll card, as long as you are on the electoral register.

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This information will be provided by the polling clerk at your polling station.

If you opted to vote by post, your local electoral registration office will provide this information in your ballot pack.

Polling hours are usually between 7am and 10pm.

Make sure you check your poll card (delivered to you before the election) to check that these times have not changed.

If you are overseas on election day, you can apply to vote either by post or by proxy (to have someone you trust vote for you on your behalf).

Find out more about voting by post or by proxy

Yes. You don't need your poll card in order to vote.

As long as you are registered to vote, you will be able to vote at your polling station.

If you're not sure where your polling station is, you can contact your local elections office to find out.

Find contact details for your local authority