Registration on the electoral rolls:
Organic Law No. 12-01 of 12 January 2012 relating to the electoral system in particular Articles 6 and 7, the Consulate recalls that:The consular registration does not imply automatic registration on the electoral rolls.
The consulate establishes a voting card for each citizen registred on the electoral roll. Citizens who wish to register on the electoral roll must meet the Following conditions:
- Must be registred at the consulate ;
- Must be 18 years old on election day;
- Should not be registred in any other electoral roll of other administrative or consular district (registration can not be in more than one electoral roll).
Review of the electoral rolls:
There are two types of review of the electoral rolls that operate under the supervision of an administrative commission.
- Ordinary review: the ordinary review of the electoral rolls is held every year from 1st to 31st October.
- Exceptional review: the electoral rolls may be revised exceptionally during the announcement of an election. The opening and closing of the period of exceptional review dates are set by presidential decree.Before each revision, whether ordinary or extraordinary, the consulate announces the opening of the period of the review of the electoral rolls. The request for the enrolment on or the removal from the electoral lists may be done at the consulate during that period, from Tuesday to Saturday, 09:00am to 03:00pm, or by filling in the application form for enrollment or the application form for removal and sending it to the Consulate General either by:
– Mail to: Consulate General of Algeria, 15 East, 47 street , NY 10017 New York
– Fax: 1-212-486-6934 ; Email to: email@example.comEnrolled citizens willing to check their enrolment on the electoral lists can do it through one of the means detailed above. Download the Registration Form Download the cancellation Form
Requirements for voting:
- Must be registered on the electoral roll of the consular district;
- Enjoy his/her civil and political rights;
- Not be in a state of incapacity specified in the legislation in force.