Who can vote?
Everyone registered on the electoral rolls must vote on election day. An exception to this rule regards people over the age of 75, who are not required to vote.
Luxembourgish nationals living abroad are not required to vote, but they may choose to cast their ballot by post in legislative and European elections, as well as in national referenda.
They are eligible to vote in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:
- in the municipality where they last lived;
- or where the above is not applicable, the municipality where they were born;
- or where none of the above is applicable, Luxembourg City.
Which elections can I vote in?
- Municipal elections are open to all Luxembourgers (who are automatically registered to vote as soon as they meet the legal requirements) and to all non-Luxembourg nationals who have registered to vote in municipal elections;
- European elections are open to all Luxembourgers (who are automatically registered to vote as soon as they meet the legal requirements) and to all other EU nationals living in Luxembourg who have registered to vote in European elections;
- Legislative elections are open to all Luxembourg nationals.
How do I register to vote?
Eligible voters can register:
- online using the www.myguichet.lu portal
- at the Bierger-Center (you must bring a valid form of identification, e.g. ID card or passport).
Foreign nationals of countries that do not belong to the EU or Schengen Area who wish register to vote in the municipal elections must additionally present their valid residence permit or card.
Where do I vote?
At least five days in advance of election day, the college of the mayor and aldermen sends each registered voter an election notice that states the election date, the times when the polls open and close, and the location of their polling station.
Postal voting is open to all voters.
Everything you need to know about elections in Luxembourg can be found on the www.jepeuxvoter.lu website.