Elections Canada

Elections Canada

March 24, 2017 13:45 ET

Deadline Approaches to Apply to Vote by Mail or at an Elections Canada Office

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) -

Voting at an Elections Canada office:

Voting by mail:

  • Electors who want to vote by mail should apply as soon as possible.
  • Electors can apply online to vote by mail. Alternatively, they can mail in a paper application form. Forms are available at any Canadian mission abroad, at Elections Canada offices, or by calling 1-800-463-6868.
  • Applications submitted online or to Elections Canada in Ottawa must be received by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 28. Applications submitted to local Elections Canada offices are due by 6:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, March 28.
  • Once Elections Canada accepts an elector's application, we mail the elector a special ballot voting kit.
  • Electors must allow time for their voting kit to reach them and for their marked ballot to reach Elections Canada by the election day deadline.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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