If you are registered as a Dutch voter abroad, you can arrange for someone in the Netherlands to vote on your behalf in the elections for the House of Representatives or the European Parliament. You must apply to the municipality of The Hague for authorisation to vote by proxy.
Applying for authorisation via the Municipality of The Hague
If you want to arrange for someone in the Netherlands to vote on your behalf, you must apply for authorisation to do so on the website of the municipality of The Hague.
Voting as a proxy
The municipality of The Hague will send the certificate of authorisation (volmachtbewijs) to the person you have authorised to vote on your behalf (the proxy voter).That person must show proof of ID at the polling station in a Dutch municipality. They must cast your vote at the same time as they cast their own vote. A person can be a proxy voter for up to two people.
Other ways to vote
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.