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Municipal council elections 2019

The municipal council election and elections to the district councils in Oslo are held on 8 and 9 September 2019.

Who can vote?

You can vote in the municipal council election and elections to the district councils in Oslo if:

You are a Norwegian citizen who:

  • is entered in the National Registry as resident of Oslo no later than June 30, 2019 and
  • is 18 years of age by the end of 2019

You are citizen of another Nordic country who:

  • is registered in det National Registry as resident of Norway at the latest on 30 June 2019 and
  • is 18 years of age by the end of 2019

You are a foreign citizen of any other country who:

  • is entered in the National Registry as resident of Oslo no later than 30 June, 2019 and
  • was entered in the National Registry as a resident of Norway for at least three years before election day and
  • is 18 years of age by the end of 2019

Where and when to vote

Election days

On election days, you must vote in the municipality in which you were registered as resident on 30 June 2019.

You can vote at any of the 103 polling stations in Oslo on the following days:

  • Sunday, 8 September: 13:00–18:00
  • Monday, 9 September: 09:00–21:00

Polling stations in Oslo.

Advance voting

It is no longer possible to vote in advance. 

Voting at home

It is no longer possible to vote from home. 

It is no longer possible to vote from insitutions or from abroad.

How to vote

You can read about how to vote in the English information brochure.

Information brochures in different languages

Information brochures are available in Arabic, Filipino, Persian/Farsi, Russian, Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, Somalian, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Information brochures can be downloaded from valg.no.

Who you can vote for

See all the lists and candidates for the election.

Remember to bring ID when you 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, but it may save you time. The polling card does not count as identification.