Federal Election Monday, September 20

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.

The deadline to apply to vote by mail in the current general election has passed; it was September 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

If you have a special ballot, return it before the deadline: your marked special ballot must be received by Elections Canada by Monday, September 20, 2021. There are options to return your completed special ballot by the deadline indicated on your kit.

If you reside abroad, and would like to apply to vote in future elections, you can submit an application starting September 21, 2021.

Apply to vote by mail in future elections