Enrolment in the electoral register

As a citizen of one of the European Union (EU) countries and living in Denmark you can vote in Denmark at the European Parliamentary Election.

Here you can find application forms and notification letters regarding the European Parliament Election in Denmark, Sunday 26 May 2019.

How to send your application as secure mail

Your application must be sent to your local municipality, i.e. the "kommune" where you live.  You can send secure (encrypted) mail to your local municipality with your NemID at Lifeindenmark.Borger.dk:

Chose Digital Post > Write new mail > Choose your municipality as recipient in the category “Public authorities / Municipalities” > If a subcategory is required, choose ”Borgerservice”, ”Øvrig post til Borgerservice” or a similar category > Attach your application form.

Resident EU-diplomats etc. can vote for European Parliament elections in Denmark

Resident EU citizens who legally reside in Denmark without being registered as resident or an EU diplomat can vote for European Parliament elections in Denmark

EU citizens with a permanent address in Denmark and who by or before election day have reached 18 years of age are entitled to vote in the European Parliamentary elec-tions in Denmark. If you are legally residing in Denmark, but you are not yet regis-tered as a resident in the Civil Registration System (CPR), you can still be considered to have a permanent address in Denmark. This may be the case if you are waiting to receive an EU registration certificate from the State Administration (the Agency for International Recruitment and Integration takes over the task of issuing registration certificates to EU citizens on 1 April 2019).

In order for you to exercise your voting right, you must be enrolled in the electoral register. If you are an EU citizen and reside in Denmark, you can only be enrolled in the electoral register for the election in Denmark upon application. The reason is that EU citizens who live in a member state other than their home country can usually choose if they want to participate in the elections in their home country or their country of residence. However, you can only vote in one place, and thus you cannot vote both in the elections in Denmark and in your home country.

If you want to vote in the elections in Denmark, you must fill out the application form (see the application form below) and enclose documentation for the information stated on the application form.

The application form must be sent to your residence municipality.

You can read more about which documentation you must enclose, etc., in the guide to the application form. Here you can also read about when you last have to apply to be able to vote in the European Parliament elections in Denmark on 26 May 2019.

Application form for resident EU citizens who legally reside in Denmark without being registered as a resident or an EU diplomat