London Borough of Croydon

Poll cards

You will receive your poll cards two weeks before an election. Each member of the household who is eligible to vote should receive a poll card. The card will state the date of the election, the hours of poll and where the polling station is.

If you do not received a poll card before an election, please contact Electoral Services. You do not need to take the poll card with you to be able to vote.

Casting your vote

  • The hours of poll for all elections is 7am to 10pm,
  • On arrival at the poll station, the clerk will ask you to confirm your name and address. You will then receive your with a ballot paper
  • The ballot paper has an official stamp/barcode/watermark
  • Take the ballot paper to the voting booth and mark 'X' to the right of the candidate(s) you wish to vote for
  • Deposit your completed ballot paper in the ballot box.

Voting guidance for people with learning difficulties

For extra guidance with how to vote, download the easy-read guides below. 

Further information

To find out more about voting at polling stations, visit the national About My Vote page


Electoral services

020 8726 6300
Address Line:

Electoral Services

The Town Hall

Katharine Street



9am to 5pm.


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