Voter register for the Bundestag election Registration

An official electoral register is kept for each constituency. In principle, persons entitled to vote who are registered in the municipality on the 42nd day before the election with their main residence are entered of their own motion in the V electoral register and receive an election notification no later than the 21st day before the election. If you have not received an election notification until the 21st day before the election, you should immediately check with your municipality whether you are on the electoral roll. If this is not the case, you can apply for registration. If you have a different situation, e..B. immigration to the municipality after the 42nd day before the election or permanent residence as a secondary residence, please contact the municipal electoral authority immediately.

Identity card, confirmation of registration if applicable


Written or in writing.

Preconditions
All Germans who vote on Election Day are entitled to vote - have reached the age of eighteen - have had an apartment in Germany for at least three months or are otherwise habitually present And - are not excluded from the right to vote.
Sections 14 to 24 BWO

Municipal Electoral Authority

You can view the electoral register of your town or municipality on the working days from the 20th to 16th day before the election during the general opening hours of your municipality. If you have not been included in the electoral roll, you must immediately request your inclusion in the electoral register in writing or in person. The local authority will then re-examine whether you are eligible to vote in the upcoming election. . Your informal written request should include the following information: your surname, Your first names Your date of birth, Your home address, Your signature and the phrase "opposition to the electoral roll and application for entry in the electoral register"

Responsible for the content
Ministry of the Interior and Local Government

Last update or date of publication
29.03.2019