Apply to Vote by Mail
Application for Registration and Special Ballot (For Canadian electors residing outside Canada) (EC 78500-X)

If you do not wish to submit your application at this time, you can download and print it. To do so, please click on the following link: Application for Registration and special ballot -- international elector (PDF form).

If you need any help, click here for instructions (opens in new window).

Required Indicates mandatory field

Contact information
Required Gender
Required Date of Birth
Required Language of preference for communicating with Elections Canada

Your Canadian Address for Voting Purposes

This address determines your electoral district. Click here for instructions (opens in a new window).

Present Mailing Address

The mailing address where you want to receive your special ballot voting kit.

Date You Left Canada and Date You Intend to Return to Canada
Required Date You Left Canada

Exemption to Five-Year Limit (No longer applicable)

Note: You must provide proof to support your exemption. See the instructions (opens in a new window) for more information.

Registration Status
Required If your personal information is not already in the National Register of Electors, do you want it to be added?

Attach Images of Your Supporting Documents

Only pieces of ID authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer will be accepted. If applicable, also attach proof of employment. See the instructions (opens in new window) for more information.

Select the image file(s) you want to upload:

  1. I am a Canadian citizen. I am 18 years old or older, or will be 18 years old or older on election day.
  2. All statements made in this application are true and correct.

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