Apply for entry in the electoral roll for EU citizens (European election)

As an EU citizen entitled to vote, you will only be entered in an electoral roll in the Federal Republic of Germany upon application. If you have already done so for a previous European election, you do not need to submit another application.

Note: You can only vote in one of the member states in each European election. Therefore, when submitting your application, you must affirm that you will exercise your active right to vote only in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Onlineantrag und Formulare

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle den Onlineantrag und die Formulare der zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben

Zuständige Stelle

Municipal administration

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle weitere Informationen zu der für Sie zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben
Warum soll ich einen Ort angeben?
Mit Hilfe der Ortsangabe können wir die für Sie passenden Informationen, Formulare, Dienste und Ihre zuständige Stelle anzeigen.
Welchen Ort soll ich angeben?
Zum Beispiel Ihren Wohnort, wenn Sie einen Reisepass beantragen wollen oder den Unternehmensstandort, wenn Sie ein Gewerbe anmelden möchten.

Service details

Prerequisite

  • You are eligible to vote.
  • You have not yet been entered in the electoral roll at the municipal administration responsible for you.

Procedure

  • Obtain the official form (see "Required documents").
  • Fill in the form and sign it yourself.
  • Send the application to the relevant municipal administration.

Application with assistance

If you are unable to complete the application and affidavit yourself because of a physical impairment or reading difficulties, another person may help you. Your helper must be at least 16 years old and must also sign the application and affidavit.

Required documents

  • The form "Antrag für die Eintragung in das Wählerverzeichnis" (Application for entry in the electoral roll) with instructions for completion is available on the portal of the Federal Election Commissioner prior to the election.
  • You can also obtain the forms before the election from your municipal administration.

Deadlines

  • application for entry in the electoral roll: 21 days before the election at the latest

Costs

Registration in the electoral roll: none

Miscellaneous

If you move within the Federal Republic of Germany after you have submitted the application, the previous municipality of residence will decide on the application and immediately inform the new municipality of residence of the result.

Legal basis

Release note

Saxon State Ministry of the Interior; binding information on specific procedures and processes will be provided by the State or Federal Election Commissioner 29.10.2020