Election of Bundestag on September 24, 2017

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In general, German citizens who live outside of the Federal Republic of Germany can vote in the election of the 19th German Bundestag on September 24, 2017.

Germans living abroad are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If they wish to participate in Bundestag elections, they have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election.

The application form and an instruction leaflet is available on the Website of theFederal Returning Officer ("Bundeswahlleiter"). On this website you can also find details on the election as well as further information on the right to vote.