Who can vote?
You have the right to vote in the parliamentary election if you:
- are a Norwegian citizen
- will have reached the age of 18 by the end of 2021
- are, or have ever been, registered in the Population Register as resident in Norway
The electoral register
The electoral register (manntall) is a list of everyone who has the right to vote in a municipality. To be able to vote, you must be included on the electoral roll of a municipality.
You are automatically entered into the electoral register of the municipality you are registered in the Population Register as resident in on 30 June in the year of the election.
If you move to another municipality after 30 June, you will still have the right to vote in the municipality you have moved out of even if you report your change of address.
How to check if you are in the electoral register
You can check if you are included in the electoral register in Oslo by calling 23 46 12 12. We are open:
- 11 September: 09.00 - 16.00
- 12 September: 09.00 - 18.00
- 13 September: 09.00 - 21.00
If you are not correctly enrolled in the electoral register you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The request needs to be justified in writing. Note that this does not apply if you move after 30 June 2021.
Bring your ID when you vote
You must show identification when you go to vote. As a minimum, the identification must contain your name, date of birth and a photo. Examples of valid identification include a passport, driving licence or bank card with your photo
You do not need to bring your polling card (valgkort) with you when you vote. The polling card does not count as identification.
Where and when to vote
The polling stations are closed.
Are you in quarantine or isolation?
At Valle Hovin, there was a drive-in polling station for voters in quarantine.
If you are in quarantine or appointed isolation, and not able to visit Valle Hovin, you can apply to vote from home. Two people from the election staff with infection control equipment will collect your vote from your home. You need to wear a mask when you vote.
If you are in quarantine and seek out an ordinary polling station, you need to inform the election staff that you are in quarantine so you can vote outside the polling station.
- If you are registered as a resident of Oslo municipality the deadline was Monday 13 September at 10:00. This deadline is only for people in quarantine or isolation due to covid-19.
How to vote
The advance voting period is over.
Voting at home
The deadline for advance voting from home was 10 September at 10.00.
Do you live abroad?
Sami parliamentary election 2021
Every Sami person registered in the Sami Parliament electoral register has the right to vote.
In Oslo you can vote at the polling stations 12 September and 13 September. Voting for the Sami parliamentary election takes places in the same polling stations as for the Norwegian parliamentary election.