Australian Embassy
Norway, Iceland

Overseas Election Information

Voting while overseas

The Embassy will 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:

Queensland State Election - 25 November 2017
The Embassy will not be providing in person voting facilities for this election.
For your Queensland overseas voting options, please visit: 

For further enquiries, please email


Bennelong By-Election on 16 December 2017
The Embassy will not be providing in person voting facilities for this election, but you can Apply for a Postal Vote if you are eligible to vote.
To check your enrolment, please visit and register your enrolment before 20 November 2017.

You can also visit or contact the AEC via email or call +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

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:

Updated/ reviewed   15 November 2017