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: 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.
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