Australian Consulate-General
Papeete, French Polynesia


Federal Elections and Overseas Voting

Voting while overseas

Please visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website for information and procedures for overseas voting eligibility and forms. The AEC's Twitter account @AusElectoralCom provides regular updates on the administration of federal elections. Voters can also check their current electoral enrolment online.

Registering as an overseas voter

If you are already enrolled to vote and are living overseas, you may register as an overseas voter

If you are unable to vote

You may complete and submit an overseas notification form if you are unable to vote in an election while overseas. 

State and Territory Elections

Please contact your state or territory electoral authority for information about registering and voting in a state/territory elections while overseas.

Note: Registration forms listed on this page should be submitted directly to the AEC or state/territory authority (by mail, fax or electronically) and cannot be forwarded through Australian missions overseas.