Voluntary and community sector
Information about the voluntary and community sector throughout Portsmouth and how to get involved.
Vehicles and driving licensing
Links to information about applying for taxi, private hire and Hackney carriage licences.
Visitor parking permits
On this page you will find information about where to buy visitor parking permits, how much they cost, and what you need to purchase them.
Voting and elections
Popular activities and quick links to information on how to vote, your councillors, MPs/MEPs and recent election results.
Verification number for petitions regarding constitutional change
Information on the number of signatures needed on a petition regarding the council's.
Voting by post
If you are registered to vote, you can apply to vote by post if you are unable to attend the polling station to vote. You can apply to have a postal vote for a single election, for a fixed period, or on a permanent basis.
Voting by proxy
Proxy voting means you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf. The person you choose will then need to go to your polling station to cast your vote.
Voting and elections - frequently asked questions
Answers to the most popular questions around voting and elections.
Voting at the polling station
If you are registered to vote you will receive a poll card shortly before an election. This will tell you where your polling station is, what day the election is being held and other election information.
Vulnerable people - coronavirus information
On this page you will find advice and support for vulnerable people in Portsmouth, including if you are in need of additional support.