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Apply to vote by mail

Eligible electors can apply to vote by special ballot. With a special ballot, you can vote by mail from anywhere in the world.

If you live in Canada, you may apply once an election has been called.

If you live abroad, you may apply anytime – click the button below:

A by-election will be held on March 4, 2024, in the electoral district of:

  • Durham (ON)

Elections Canada must receive your completed application by the deadline indicated below:

  • Deadline to apply online or to Elections Canada in Ottawa: Tuesday February 27, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time
  • Deadline to apply to a local Elections Canada office: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. local time

Canadian voters have the option of voting by mail.

If you are eligible to vote in this by-election, you must apply as soon as possible to allow time for your special ballot voting kit to reach you, and for your marked ballot to reach Elections Canada, by election day.

Your options for applying to vote by mail depend on your situation. Click Apply to vote by mail to see your options.

Apply to vote by mail