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Electoral list: 18-year registration

Verified 28 April 2022 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of the Interior

Every French citizen who becomes an adult is automatically registered on the electoral roll, under certain conditions. These conditions differ depending on whether he lives in France or in the foreigner.

Young people living in mainland France

Video: Do you automatically register to vote at age 18?

Credits : Public Service (DILA)

If you are French and you have made your citizen census at age 16, you are automatically added to the list of electors at age 18.

TheInsee: titleContent automatically sign up when you turn 18.

The Insee is based on the information you gave during your citizen census.

Therefore, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality where you have registered yourself.

The electoral map is:

  • Be given on the occasion of citizenship ceremony organised by the mayor
  • Be sent by mail no later than 3 days before the election (election or referendum)

If you are absent on citizenship ceremony :

  • Or you are invited to a next ceremony
  • Either the card is sent to your home by mail no later than 3 days before the 1to round of election (or referendum)
  • Either the card is made available on election day at your polling station. You can get it by presenting your identification

You can verify your registration using this online service:

Check your election registration and polling station

You are not automatically registered on the electoral roll at age 18, if you did not complete your citizen census, or if you did it late.

In order to vote, you must ask the town hall to register.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune during the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than May 6, 2022

You until 6 May 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Online (until May 4)

Warning  

you can register online if you are already 18 years old.

You must provide the scanned version of the following documents:

Online application for registration on the electoral lists

On site (until 6 May)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

By mail (received no later than May 6)

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by may 6, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between May 7 and June 11, 2022

You until 2 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by june 2, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between June 12 and June 18, 2022

You until 2 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You can only vote ond round of election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by june 2, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is after June 18, 2022

You cannot vote in parliamentary elections June 2022.

At age 18, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality that you indicated during your citizen census.

If you have moved since your census and want to vote in your new town, you must register with your new town hall.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune for the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before deadline.

Young people living in Mayotte or Reunion

Video: Do you automatically register to vote at age 18?

Credits : Public Service (DILA)

If you are French and you have made your citizen census at age 16, you are automatically added to the list of electors at age 18.

TheInsee: titleContent automatically sign up when you turn 18.

The Insee is based on the information you gave during your citizen census.

Therefore, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality where you have registered yourself.

The electoral map is:

  • Be given on the occasion of citizenship ceremony organised by the mayor
  • Be sent by mail no later than 3 days before the election (election or referendum)

If you are absent on citizenship ceremony :

  • Or you are invited to a next ceremony
  • Either the card is sent to your home by mail no later than 3 days before the 1to round of election (or referendum)
  • Either the card is made available on election day at your polling station. You can get it by presenting your identification

You can verify your registration using this online service:

Check your election registration and polling station

You are not automatically registered on the electoral roll at age 18, if you did not complete your citizen census, or if you did it late.

In order to vote, you must ask the town hall to register.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune during the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than May 6, 2022

You until 6 May 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Online (until May 4)

Warning  

you can register online if you are already 18 years old.

You must provide the scanned version of the following documents:

Online application for registration on the electoral lists

On site (until 6 May)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide:

Who shall I contact

By mail (received no later than May 6)

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by may 6, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between May 7 and June 11, 2022

You until 2 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by june 2, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between June 12 and June 18, 2022

You until 2 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You can only vote ond round of election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by june 2, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is after June 18, 2022

You cannot vote in parliamentary elections June 2022.

At age 18, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality that you indicated during your citizen census.

If you have moved since your census and want to vote in your new town, you must register with your new town hall.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune for the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before deadline.

Young people living in Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Saint Barthélémy, Saint Martin or Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Video: Do you automatically register to vote at age 18?

Credits : Public Service (DILA)

If you are French and you have made your citizen census at age 16, you are automatically added to the list of electors at age 18.

TheInsee: titleContent automatically sign up when you turn 18.

The Insee is based on the information you gave during your citizen census.

Therefore, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality where you have registered yourself.

The electoral map is:

  • Be given on the occasion of citizenship ceremony organised by the mayor
  • Be sent by mail no later than 3 days before the election (election or referendum)

If you are absent on citizenship ceremony :

  • Or you are invited to a next ceremony
  • Either the card is sent to your home by mail no later than 3 days before the 1to round of election (or referendum)
  • Either the card is made available on election day at your polling station. You can get it by presenting your identification

You can verify your registration using this online service:

Check your election registration and polling station

You are not automatically registered on the electoral roll at age 18, if you did not complete your citizen census, or if you did it late.

In order to vote, you must ask the town hall to register.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune during the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than May 6, 2022

You until 6 May 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Online (until May 4)

Warning  

you can register online if you are already 18 years old.

You must provide the scanned version of the following documents:

Online application for registration on the electoral lists

On site (until 6 May)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide:

Who shall I contact

By mail (received no later than May 6)

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by may 6, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between May 7 and June 10, 2022

You until 1 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by 1to June 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between June 11 and June 18, 2022

You until 1 June 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You can only vote ond round of election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by 1to June 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is after June 18, 2022

You cannot vote in parliamentary elections June 2022.

At age 18, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality that you indicated during your citizen census.

If you have moved since your census and want to vote in your new town, you must register with your new town hall.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune for the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before deadline.

Young people living in French Polynesia

Video: Do you automatically register to vote at age 18?

Credits : Public Service (DILA)

If you are French and you have made your citizen census at age 16, you are automatically added to the list of electors at age 18.

TheInsee: titleContent automatically sign up when you turn 18.

The Insee is based on the information you gave during your citizen census.

Therefore, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality where you have registered yourself.

The electoral map is:

  • Be given on the occasion of citizenship ceremony organised by the mayor
  • Be sent by mail no later than 3 days before the election (election or referendum)

If you are absent on citizenship ceremony :

  • Or you are invited to a next ceremony
  • Either the card is sent to your home by mail no later than 3 days before the 1to round of election (or referendum)
  • Either the card is made available on election day at your polling station. You can get it by presenting your identification

You can verify your registration using this online service:

Check your election registration and polling station

You are not automatically registered on the electoral roll at age 18, if you did not complete your citizen census, or if you did it late.

In order to vote, you must ask the town hall to register.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune during the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than April 29, 2022

You until 29 April 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Online (until April 27)

Warning  

you can register online if you are already 18 years old.

You must provide the scanned version of the following documents:

Online application for registration on the electoral lists

On site (until 29 April)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide:

Who shall I contact

By mail (received no later than April 29)

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by april 29, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between April 29 and June 4, 2022

You until 25 May 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by may 25, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is between June 5 and June 18, 2022

You until 25 May 2022 to ask the town hall to sign you up.

You can only vote ond round of election.

On site (by yourself or another person)

By yourself

You must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Through another person

You can have someone do this for you.

To do this, you must provide the following documents:

Who shall I contact
By mail

Warning  

the town hall must receive your mail by may 25, 2022.

You must send the following documents:

Who shall I contact

Your 18th birthday is after June 18, 2022

You cannot vote in parliamentary elections June 2022.

At age 18, you are automatically registered on the electoral list of the municipality that you indicated during your citizen census.

If you have moved since your census and want to vote in your new town, you must register with your new town hall.

You can make this request throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in your new commune for the parliamentary elections of June 2022, you have to make this request before deadline.

Foreigner-based youth

You can check your registration in the foreigner's French Register:

French register established outside France - Consular registration

You are registered in the foreigner's French Register

When you turn 18, you are automatically registered on the consular list of the country in which you live.

You can vote on foreigner.

You can check your registration on the electoral lists:

Check your election registration and polling station

If you are not registered, you must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

You're not on the register

You live on the American and Caribbean continent

You can do this throughout the year.

But if you want to vote in the June 2022 parliamentary elections, you must do so before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than April 29, 2022

You until 29 April 2022 to register.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

You must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is between April 30 and June 4, 2022

You until 25 May 2022 to register on the consular list of electors.

You will then be able to vote from the foreigner for the 2 rounds of the election.

You must go to the consulate or embassy and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is between June 5 and June 18, 2022

You until 25 May 2022 to register on the consular list of electors.

You will be able to vote from the foreigner in the 2nd round of the election.

You must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is after June 18, 2022

You cannot vote in the June 2022 parliamentary elections.

You live in the rest of the world

You can do this throughout the year.

But if you want to vote for the June 2022 parliamentary elections, you have to do so before a deadline.

This deadline depends on the date of your 18e anniversary:

Your 18th birthday is no later than April 29, 2022

You until 29 April 2022 to register.

You will then be able to vote in the 2 rounds of the election.

You must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is between April 30 and June 5, 2022

You until 26 May 2022 to register.

You will then be able to vote from the foreigner during the 2 rounds of the election.

You must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is between June 6 and June 19, 2022

You until 26 May 2022 to register.

You will only be able to vote from the foreigner in the 2d round of the election.

You must go to the Consulate (or Embassy) and provide the following documents:

Your 18th birthday is after June 19, 2022

You cannot vote for the June 2022 parliamentary elections.