Voting is compulsory in the Grand Duchy for all Luxembourgish persons and all registered foreign voters who have reached the age of 18.
Persons aged over 75 on polling day are exempt from compulsory voting. However, they remain registered and may, if they wish, participate in the elections.
- European elections are open to all Luxembourg citizens and to any other citizen of the European Union residing in Luxembourg
- Parliamentary elections are open to all persons holding Luxembourg nationality
Luxembourg nationals residing abroad are no longer obliged to vote, but they may take part by postal vote. The respective request should be addressed to the last municipality of residence before their departure abroad.
Any national who wishes to participate in the elections must, as soon as they meet the conditions, register for the elections in question.
The application for registration shall be made either:
- by presenting themselves with a valid identity document or passport to the citizens office and signing the application form printed by the civil servant
- by electronic filing via MyGuichet.lu.