Vote by mail

  1.  Oct 2 Ballots mailed or
    ready for pickup
  2.  Oct 16, 12pm Ballots available
    by pickup only
  3.  Oct 19, 12pm Application deadline
  4.  Oct 20, 8pm Ballots due

We recommend you drop off or have someone else drop off your completed mail ballot package, or have it sent by courier to the Election Office (450 W Broadway) or City Hall (453 W 12th Ave) before 8pm October 20.

You can apply to vote by mail only if you:

  • Have a physical disability, illness, or injury that affects your ability to vote in person on all voting days
  • Expect to be absent from Vancouver on all voting days

 You must apply to vote by mail before picking up a ballot. 


  • Send your completed form by 12pm on October 19.
  • If you apply before noon (weekdays only), your ballot will be available for pickup the next business day between 8:30am and 5pm.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that your completed ballot is received by the City no later than 8pm October 20, 2018. If you will be outside of Canada between October 2 and 20:
    • We recommend you designate someone to pick up your mail ballot package on your behalf. Include this person's name in your application form.
    • Have your designated person express post your ballot to your out-of-country location.

Questions before completing the form?

Contact 604-829-2010 or

Election Office

1st Floor 
450 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1R4

Apply to vote by mail

All fields are required unless they are marked 'if applicable'

You will receive a confirmation email with further details when you send this application.