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.
Canadian voters have the option of voting by mail.
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.
Deadline to apply to vote by mail in the current election
Elections Canada must receive your completed application by the deadline indicated below.
- If you apply online or to Elections Canada in Ottawa: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time
- If you apply to a local Elections Canada office: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. local time
Your options for applying to vote by mail depend on your situation. Click Apply to vote by mail to see your options.