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By post

You must be on the register of electors to arrange a postal vote

Please note - from the 31 October 2023, you must also provide your National Insurance Number when applying to vote by post. This is due to a change in Electoral Law which requires you to verify your identity when submitting your application. 

How to apply - 

To complete an application to vote by post on the secure government portal, please visit

You will be required to provide your national insurance number, as well as submitting a photograph of your wet ink signature. Please ensure the photograph of your signature is on plain, white paper and that the photograph is clear, electronic signatures will not be accepted.

If you are unable to access the online application or need assistance to complete your application please contact the Elections Team at

Once registered to vote by post you will be sent a postal vote pack containing your ballot paper(s) around 2 weeks before an election and you cannot vote in person at a polling station.

When approaching an Election, we must receive applications to vote by post by 5pm on the 11th working day before polling day. Please address them to the Electoral Registration Officer. 

If you require any further information about applying please contact the team at or call 01354 654 321.

Cancelling or amending your postal vote

If you want to cancel your postal vote you must put your request to cancel in writing.

Please email to, or send a letter to Electoral Services, Fenland District Council, Fenland Hall, County Road, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 8NQ.

The deadline for Electoral Services to receive a written cancellation of postal voting arrangement before an election is 5pm, 11 working days before polling day.

Any amendments to your postal vote must also be made by 5pm, 11 working days before polling day. If you have any queries, please contact or call 01354 654 321.

If you wish to change from a postal vote to a proxy vote, you must apply for a proxy vote at

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