Australian Embassy
Norway, Iceland

Overseas Election Information

Voting while overseas

The Embassy may provide voting facilities for Federal Elections, rarely for State Elections and seldom for bi-elections.
On this page you will find information pertaining to upcoming elections in Australia, how to register as an overseas elector and what type of assistance the Embassy can provide.

You can always check upcoming elections on the Australian Electoral Commission's website:

Register to Vote for Federal Elections overseas

If you have travelled overseas with the intent to return to Australia within the next six years, you can register as an overseas elector. If you are already enrolled, you can apply up to three months before, or within three years after, you leave Australia. To do this, complete and submit a Registration as an Overseas Elector Form

All relevant forms and information when living overseas are online:

You can Check Your Enrolment online: 
and familiarise yourself with the Way to Vote:


Up coming election information

By-Elenction in Batman, Victoria

 The by-election will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018 and all eligible voters should apply for a Postal Vote.
No embassy overseas will be offering in-person voting.

All information about the By-Election can be found on and by contacting the Australian Electoral Commission by email on


Updated / reviewed    16 February 2018