Anyone can apply for postal vote an you don't need reason. It means you won't have take day off work to vote n you can still have your say. Before you apply. You must apply in advance. Make sure your local Electoral Registration Office gets your application by 5pm, at least 11 working days before election day. To be safe that is by the 24th April. Send the completed form to your local Electoral Registration Office or download a Postal_vote_application_form.pdf.