European elections 2019 - advance voting in Egypt 15-16 May 2019

European elections 2019 - advance voting in Egypt 15-16 May 2019

In the European Parliament elections of spring 2019, advance voting will be organized in the Embassy of Finland in Cairo on the following days: Wednesday 15 May at 9.00-15.00 and Thursday 16 May at 9.00-15.00

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is responsible for the organization of advance voting abroad. The advance polling stations are located in Finland’s diplomatic and consular missions or their offices in 86 different countries. In Finland the election day is Sunday 26 May 2019. Eligible voters living permanently abroad and eligible voters staying abroad during the advance voting period and on the election day will have the right to vote by post. More information about postal voting:

Present your identification document:

Entitled to vote in European Elections held in Finland are, regardless of domicile, every Finnish citizen who has reached the age of 18 not later that on the day of the election. A person entitled to vote may only vote in one Member State in the same European elections, either in his/her home state or in his/her country of residence. A Finnish citizen, who has registered as a voter in another Member State, is not entitled to vote in the European elections in Finland.

At the polling station, you are asked to present your passport or another official identification document. All the Finnish nationals who have the right to vote will be sent a notification of their right to vote by post as far as the current address is known by the Local Register Office of the municipality of their latest place of residence in Finland. It is good to take the notification card with you, but voting is possible without it.

Elections to the European Parliament are held in the Member States according to their national election legislation. Elections are held every fifth year in every Member State at the same time. More information: