Register to Vote in Germany:In the 16 federal states, the state parliamentary elections also referred to as “Landtagswahl” and the local elections known as “Kommunalwahl” are conducted every five years, however, they do not have to take place the same time. Besides, voters having Germany nationality participate in European Parliamentary elections as EU citizens every five years. All citizens who have attained the age of 18 and have German nationality have the right to vote. Without having German nationality or being an EU citizen, you can’t vote in Germany. Again, if you have EU citizenship and you’ve been residing in Germany for a period of three months and above, you are eligible to participate in city council and municipal elections. Sponsored Links Register to Vote How to Vote Residential Move European Parliament Elections 2019 Check Whether You Are Registered to Vote
Eligibility to Vote in Germany:You are eligible to vote in Germany if:
- You are a citizen of Germany
- You are 18 years old
- You are an adult German who permanently lives abroad and you haven’t been disqualified from voting. This means that after attaining the age of 14 you were a resident in Germany at least for three months. This stay dates should be uninterrupted or they should be consecutive three months and the stay dates don’t date back more than 25 years. Also, if for other reasons, you are familiar, directly and personally with the situation of politics in Germany and you’re affected by it, you may be eligible to vote.