The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate but you need to be enrolled.

To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au. The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Monday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled).

  • Ha Noi – Early voting will begin at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi from Wednesday 8 May to Friday 17 May 2019, 09:00 to 16:30 each day (excluding weekends). The Australian Embassy in Ha Noi will be offering in person voting for the 2019 Australian federal election. The embassy is not open on Saturday 18 May 2019 for voting.  Members of the public must provide photo ID in order to gain access to the Embassy.  ID is not required to vote.
  • Ho Chi Minh City – Early voting will begin on Monday 6 May to Friday 17 May 2019, 09:00 to 16:30 each day (excluding weekends). The Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City will be offering in person voting for the 2019 Australian federal election. The consulate is not open on Saturday 18 May 2019 for voting.  Members of the public must provide photo ID in order to gain access to the Consulate. ID is not required to vote. Appointments are not necessary for voting.  Due to numbers, wait times may vary.

Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at www.aec.gov.au.
If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC. Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.
Information in other languages can be found at www.aec.gov.au/translated.