European Parliament election 2024

Information for Union citizens

Citizens of other European Union member states (Union citizens) who live in the Federal Republic of Germany can also take part in the elections to the European Parliament, either in the Federal Republic of Germany or in their country of origin.

Legal basis

Article 22 (2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

No more applications possible!

Union citizens can no longer apply for entry in the voters’ register. The deadline for application ended on 19 May 2024. Exceptions are made only where it can be proven that the application deadline was missed by the Germans living abroad through no fault of their own (Section 24 (2) no. 1 of the European Electoral Regulations - EuWO).

Please note that the right to vote may be exercised only once and only personally.