Request for Mail-in Ballot

Elector Requesting Mail Ballot

Personal information contained on this form is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, sections 26(a) and 26(c), and will be used only for the purpose of the mail ballot voting process for the 2022 General Local Elections. Copies of identification uploaded to this site will be deleted as soon as they are reviewed and confirmed. Questions about the collection and use of this information can be addressed to the Chief Election Officer at or phone 250.490.2410.

You can make your request now. However, ballots will not be available until the first week of October.
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Non-Resident Property Elector

Are you applying for a ballot as a non-resident property elector (you own property in Penticton but live somewhere else in BC)?
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To receive a Mail Ballot as a Non-Resident Property Owner, you will need to submit the following (It may be best to call Elections at 250-490-2473, or email us at so that we can walk you through what is necessary and provide a way to get this information to us): 
  • A document that shows you own the property for which you are voting.  Examples of acceptable proof of ownership documents are Certificate of Title, Property Tax Notice or Property Assessment Notice.  Photocopies are acceptable; original documents will not be returned to you. 
  • Two pieces of identification must be provided (copies only please, originals will not be returned) and will be destroyed once identity is confirmed. 
  • If you are not the sole owner of the property in question, then the majority of the registered owners must complete the Non-Resident Property Elector Consent Form
  • A form to register as a Non-Resident Property Elector 

Delivery of Package

I request that you provide me with a mail ballot package in the following way (select one option)
ID required: Individuals will be required to show identification to prove their identity; and fill out and sign a Form 11-3 [Declaration of Person Obtaining Mail Ballot on behalf of an Elector].
The last day to request a mail ballot be mailed to you is October 3rd. After this date, all mail ballots must be picked up at City Hall

Declaration (All boxes must be selected)

By submitting this form I hereby declare that I am:

Proof of Identity

Examples of acceptable documents include:
  • BC Drivers Licence
  • BC Identification Card
  • BC Care Card or BC Gold Care Card
  • BC Services Card with or without a photo
  • Vehicle insurance papers issued by ICBC
  • Social Insurance Number Card, or social insurance letter issued by Government of Canada
  • Citizenship Card issued by Government of Canada
  • Property tax notice
  • Credit card or debit card
  • Utility bill issued by Fortis, BC Hydro or the City of Penticton
If any of the following are used for ID, we will need another piece of ID with an address/signature: 
  • Birth certificate
  • Valid Canadian passport
  • Nexus Card
  • Firearms Licence
Provide identification that proves your identity and place of residence
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