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Organization : Central Election Commission
Facility : Out of Country Voting
Territory : Kosovo
Country : Europe
Out of Country Voting :
Eligibility Criteria :
NOTE: If you previously successfully registered to vote By-Mail in Kosovo Elections or you are registered in Civil Register, you have already proven those requirements and only need to prove your identity in order to be added to the Out of Kosovo Voters’ List.
To be included on the Out of Kosovo Voters’ List, the criteria which need to be proven are :
1. Your Identity
2. Your age
3. You are registered in Kosovo, OR
4.1 you were a resident of Kosovo on January 1, 1994 AND
4.2 you meet some civil eligibility criteria
1. Your identity :
To prove your identity, send a photocopy of an official identification document with your photography.
Example: Valid identity document ID; a valid travel document; a valid passport, valid driving license; valid IDP card; valid Refuge card etc.
2. Your age :
You must be at least 18 years old on 18 January 2015. To prove your age, send a photocopy of an official document that shows your date of birth. Photography is not necessary
Example: Same as point 1 above and/or birth certificate, a health booklet, association membership card, etc.
3.You are registered as citizen of Republic of Kosovo :
If you are on the Kosovo Civil Registry and you can prove points 1 & 2 you are eligible to vote.
If you are not on the Kosovo Civil Registry you have to prove points 1 and 2 and points 4.1 and 4.2 below.
4.2 You can prove any ONE of the following criteria:
a. You were born in Kosovo :
Send a photocopy of an official document that indicates that you were born in Kosovo.
Examples: FRY or foreign passport, FRY or foreign identification card, birth certificate, educational booklet, health card, military document, etc.
b. One of your parent was born in Kosovo :
If one or both of your parents were born in Kosovo, you may be eligible to vote. To prove your eligibility, please send a photocopy of an official document proving your parent was born in Kosovo (as in 4.2.1) and send a photocopy of an official document indicating your relationship to your parent.
Example: FRY identification card, birth certificate, etc.
c. You have lived in Kosovo for at least five (5) consecutive years :
To prove you lived in Kosovo for at least five consecutive years, please send photocopies of at least two, preferably three official documents issued in Kosovo. These documents should be dated, and should include your address (if possible) and together should cover at least a five-year period. No picture is necessary.
Utilities: bills or official correspondence to your address (es) in Kosovo, educational booklet, health booklet, employment booklet, etc.
d. You were deported from Kosovo therefore you not have had the opportunity to live in Kosovo during a period of five continuous years.
If you were deported outside of Kosovo you may be eligible to register to vote. When you apply, please present evidence of being deported out of Kosovo (Example: photocopy of Official Refugee documents). With your application, please also send a photocopy of an official document issued in Kosovo with dates and, if possible, your address (es).
e. You are a child under the age of 18 (but will turn 18 on Election Day) of a person registered on the civil registry in Kosovo
Examples: Your parent’s Republic of Kosovo /UNMIK identification document or civil registration receipt. With your application, please also send a photocopy of an official document indicating your relationship to your parent. (Examples: birth certificate, FRY passport, FRY identification document, etc.)