Click below to register to vote, request an application form or for further information

  • Received a poll card and want to update your details for 6 May 2021?

    Returning Officers are issuing poll cards to everyone eligible to vote in the election on 6 May.  It is now too late to to update your name, address or other information ahead of the election however please select the options shown lower down this page so that we can update your details for future elections.

    If you cannot attend the polling station in person you still have time to apply to vote by proxy.  Click on the button below to download a proxy vote application form. Make sure you get the completed application form back to us by 5pm on 27 April.

    It is now too late to apply to vote by post as the deadline for making application to vote by post was 5pm on 6 April.

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form here
  • Want to know when you might receive your postal vote ballot pack?

    Returning Officers are issuing postal vote ballot packs during the period 14 -26 April.

    Almost 125,000 voters in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray have applied to vote by post.

    We received 96% of the applications to vote by post in time for the postal vote ballot packs to be prepared, printed and posted out to electors by Returning Officers on 14 April.

    3% of applications were received in time for the postal vote ballot packs to be prepared, printed and posted out to electors by Returning Officers on 16 April.

    The remaining applications are being processed in time for postal vote ballot packs to be prepared, printed and posted out to electors by Returning Officers on 26 April.

  • Received a letter from the Chief Medical Officer about voting safely in the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May 2021?

    The Chief Medical Officer wrote to people on the shielding list late February 2021.

    The letter tells you about the ways you and other people in your household can vote.

    If you already have a postal vote in place, a ballot paper will be sent to you.

    If you normally vote in person but now want to vote by proxy, click on the button below to download a proxy vote application form. Make sure you get the completed application form back to us by 5pm on 27 April.

    It is now too late to apply to vote by post as the deadline for making application to vote by post was 5pm on 6 April.

    If you need to contact us about anything else, please use the contact form here

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form here
  • Received a letter from us regarding the Scottish Parliament Election on 6 May 2021?

    We sent a letter to every household in Grampian in early February 2021.  The letter explained who was registered to vote and reflected the position on the register at 27 January 2021.  An explanation of the information contained in the letter is given below.

    Elector Reference – this is your unique elector reference. Please quote this in any correspondence with us.

    Name – this shows the name(s) of the person(s) registered to vote at this address when we sent the letter

    Postal Voter – If this column is blank, you did not have a postal vote in place when we printed the letter.  If you already had a postal vote in place, “Postal” will be shown against your name.  If you had appointed a proxy to vote on your behalf, “Proxy” will be shown against your name.

  • Register to Vote

    It is now too late to register to vote or update your registration details for the election on 6 May.

    Nevertheless, please keep your registration up to date as our electoral registers are in use all year round for by-elections and future local and national elections.

    Our registers are used for elections to community councils, local councils, the Cairngorms National Park authority, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament.

    Register to Vote here
  • Request a Proxy Vote application form

    You can ask someone you trust to vote on your behalf. Click on the button below to download a proxy vote application form. Make sure you get the completed application form back to us by 5pm on 27 April.

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form here
  • Request a Postal Vote application form

    It is now too late to apply to vote by post in the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May 2021 as the deadline for making application to vote by post was 5pm on 6 April.

    If you would like to vote by post in any elections that take place after 6 May 2021, you do not have to wait until the election is called, you can apply to vote by post just now.  Please click on the button below to download an application form.

    Download a Postal Vote Application Form here
  • Request other types of electoral application forms

    You can find other types of application forms here.

    Download a form here
  • Return a completed application form to vote by post or proxy

    The deadline for getting your application to vote by post in the elections on 6 May to us was 5pm Tuesday 6 April.

    The deadline for getting your application to vote by proxy in the elections on 6 May to us is 5pm Tuesday 27 April.

    You can return completed application forms by email, hand or post,

    EMAIL

    Forms which have been scanned can be returned to us by email.

    Please send a scan of your postal vote application form to postal@grampian-ero.gov.uk

    Please send a scan of your proxy vote application form to proxy@grampian-ero.gov.uk

    HAND

    Leave your form in letterboxes at our offices in Banff, Elgin or Aberdeen – their addresses are provided at the foot of the page.

    POST

    Post your form to Grampian Electoral Registration Office, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GE

    Royal Mail have priority postboxes.  Some of these have collections on Saturday and Sunday.

    Click here for details.

  • Check if you are registered to vote

    Unsure if you are registered to vote? Please give us some details and we’ll check and let you know.

    Click here to give us some details
  • Changed address?

    Please register at your new address using the link below, and remember to provide your former address so that we can keep our records up to date.

    Your new registration will only take effect after the election on 6 May.

    Register here
  • Changed your name?

    Please re-register with your new name using the link below.

    Your updated registration will only take effect after the election on 6 May.

    Re-register here
  • Contact us about something else

    If you need to contact us about anything else, please give us some details and we’ll get in touch

    Give us some more details here
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