If you are registered as a Dutch voter abroad, find out below what you can do if you haven’t received all of your voting documents or have lost them. As for the elections for the European Parliament 2024, the municipality of The Hague is sending out voting documents starting from around 15 March 2024.
A postal vote certificate is a voting pass for voters outside the Netherlands. The municipality of The Hague sends your postal vote certificate, together with a return envelope and the ballot paper envelope, by post approximately 12 weeks before the elections.
If you haven’t received a postal vote certificate or if you’ve lost it, you can request a replacement from the municipality of The Hague. The replacement postal vote certificate will be sent by email or post.
You mark your vote on the ballot paper. The municipality of The Hague will send your ballot paper, together with the list of candidates, about 4 weeks before the elections. If you haven’t received a ballot paper, contact the municipality of The Hague.
If you have not received or have lost your return envelope and/or ballot paper envelope, you can also use your own envelope or envelopes. The municipality of The Hague can also send you additional envelopes upon request.
If you haven’t received the list of candidates or you’ve lost it, you can also find this information on the website of the municipality of The Hague.