Voting while overseas
Check your enrolment
Please make sure you are registered correctly by reviewing your registration online: https://check.aec.gov.au/
and familiarise yourself with the Way to Vote: http://www.aec.gov.au/Voting/ways_to_vote/sdf
- If you are overseas and are intending to return to Australia within six (6) years Register yourself as an Overseas Voter
- Unable to vote from Overseas? Submit the Overseas Notification Form
You can apply for a Postal Vote by uploading the application here: https://formupload.aec.gov.au/Form?FormId=postalVote
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.
Updated 24 January 2022