Standing as a candidate in 2019 European Parliament elections

The President of the Republic declared the elections to the European Parliament on 22 February 2019. As at the day when the elections were declared, seven Members of the European Parliament will be elected from Estonia (pending the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union). In view of that, the list of candidates of a political party may include up to nine candidates. The nomination of candidates begins on 27 March 2019, and ends on 6 April 2019 at 6 p.m. The amount of security is 2700 euro per candidate.

Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance
Account No: EE891010220034796011, SEB, or EE932200221023778606, Swedbank.
Reference number: 3100057934. The reference number is required in order to ensure that the payment is received by the State Electoral Office.
Please indicate the name of the person for whom the security is paid in the payment details.

All documents must be completed and submitted for registration in Estonian.

Sample documents for standing as a candidate for political parties

Sample application for registration of candidates (RTF format) (PDF format)
Sample list of candidates (RTF format) (PDF format)
Sample application to stand as a candidate – citizen of Estonia (RTF format) (PDF format)
Sample application to stand as a candidate – citizen of a Member State of the European Union who is not a citizen of Estonia (RTF format) (PDF format)

Sample documents for standing as a candidate for independent candidate

Sample application for registration of independent candidate (RTF format) (PDF format)
Sample application to stand as a candidate – citizen of Estonia (RTF format) (PDF format)
Sample application to stand as a candidate – citizen of a Member State of the European Union who is not a citizen of Estonia (RTF format) (PDF format)