Australian Embassy
Norway, Iceland

Overseas Election Information

Voting while overseas

The Australian Government has called the Federal Election.
It will take place on Saturday 18 May 2019 and the Australian Embassy in Copenhagen will provide in-house voting facilities.

Check your enrolment

Please make sure you are registered correctly by reviewing your registration online: 
and familiarise yourself with the Way to Vote:

NOTE: Information for Overseas Voters

Postal voting

You can apply for a Postal Vote by uploading the application here:

Once you have submitted your application for a postal vote, the AEC will send your ballot paper to the postal address you have provided.
The AEC will start mailing voting papers to postal voters when nominations for candidates have been declared and ballot papers are available.

Ballot papers must be completed and witnessed on or before election day Saturday 18 May 2019 , and posted back to the AEC as soon as possible. You only have 13 days after the federal election for your ballot papers to be received by the AEC.

Voting in person at the Australian Embassy, Copenhagen

The Australian Embassy will be open for in-person voting leading up to the election during these times:

Monday 6 May                                09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday 7 May                               09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday 8 May                        09:00 - 12:00
Thursday 9 May                             09:00 - 12:00
Friday 10 May                                 09:00 - 12:00
Monday 13 May                             09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday 14 May                            09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday 15 May                     09:00 - 12:00
Thursday 16 May                          09:00 - 12:00

Please note and observe the following:
We ask that you do not bring large bags, luggage or roll-ons with you to vote.
Please bring valid ID with you and note you may be subject to a security check.


Updated / reviewed    15 April 2019