Requesting a correction to the electoral roll – Other EU citizens with main residence in Austria

General information

Up until the end of the viewing period, all Austrian citizens and – depending on the type of election – non-Austrian EU citizens are entitled to request corrections to the electoral roll orally or in writing, specifying their name and residential address. It is possible to request entry or removal of a person from the roll.

Competent authority


The request for correction must include suitable supporting documents. The authority reviews the request for correction and, if appropriate, corrects the electoral roll.

Legal basis

Section 16 of the EuropawahlordnungGerman text

Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 2 March 2022

Responsible for the content: Federal Ministry of the Interior