I'm living overseas, am I eligible to enrol?
Yes, if you are 18 years of age or older and either: a New Zealand citizen and have been in New Zealand in the past three years, or a New Zealand permanent resident who has been in New Zealand in the past 12 months, then you may enrol.
Your electorate will be the one in which you last lived for a month or more.
(Notes: There are exceptions to these time limits for certain people and their families, such as members of the New Zealand Defence Force or New Zealand diplomats or trade representatives.)
How do I enrol?
If you are an eligible elector, you can update your postal address and other details, or enrol by:
You can get someone else to complete the enrolment form for you, but:
You can get more information about enrolling, and download a printed application form if you wish, at How to enrol to vote.