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You can stand for election to the European Parliament yourself under certain conditions. To do so, you must first be eligible to vote. If you have German nationality, you are eligible if you also have German nationality on election day. You must also be of age on election day. However, you are not eligible if you lose your right to vote or your eligibility to vote as a result of a court decision or if you are not allowed to hold public office. If you are a citizen of the Union, you are eligible to vote if you have a home or habitual residence in Germany. In addition, you must be a national of a member state of the European Union on election day and be at least 18 years old. You lose your eligibility if you have been disqualified from voting in Germany or your country of origin or if your eligibility has been revoked by a court decision. You are also ineligible if you are not allowed to hold public office in Germany on the basis of a court decision.

if applicable, identity card or foreign identity document


Preconditions
You are eligible for election if you are a German citizen or a citizen of a member state of the European Union, and have reached the age of 18. In addition, you must not be excluded from the right to vote.
Their eligibility is recorded in the official civil register. If this is not the case and you believe that you are nevertheless eligible, please contact the relevant municipal administration.

Responsible for the content
Ministry of the Interior North Rhine-Westphalia

Last update or date of publication
16.10.2020