Advance voting in Finland's municipal elections in 2021 in Greece

Advance voting in Finland's municipal elections in 2021 in Greece

The municipal elections will be held in Finland on Sunday 18 April 2021. Advance voting will be possible at the Embassy of Finland in Athens from 7 to 10 April 2021. You can exercise your right to vote also through postal voting. Due to Covid outbreak, it is recommended to order the postal voting documents also in the case you are planning to cast your vote at the polling station.

In municipal elections, the right to vote is linked with residency in the municipality in question, which means that Finns residing permanently abroad are not entitled to vote in the municipal elections.

Citizens of Finland or another Member State of the European Union as well as of Iceland and Norway and other foreigners who have had a municipality of residence in Finland for an uninterrupted period of two years have the right to vote.

People, who have reached the age of 18 not later than on the day of the election April 18th, 2021 have the right to vote.

In Greece you can vote at the Embassy of Finland in Athens:

Address:
Hatziyianni Mexi 5, 6th floor
115 28 Athens
Tel. +30 210 7255 860

Time:
Wed-Fri 7.-9.4. at 13-16
Sat 10.4. at 10-14

Voters who are eligible to vote in municipal elections can exercise their right to vote also through postal voting, which is organized by the Ministry of Justice. Eligible voters are requested to order the postal voting documents also in the case that they are planning to cast their vote abroad during the actual advance-voting period. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is possible that voting cannot be organized in the advance polling stations as planned because local authorities may impose restrictions or lockdowns at short notice. Information on postal voting .

If you are not sure whether the postal voting documents can be delivered to Greece by post, please call the Elections helpline of the Ministry of Justice or use WhatsApp message service (numbers available at website) to find out whether the documents can be delivered to you using a commercial courier service.

For more information on municipal elections.