Nomination of candidates for the European Parliament elections begins tomorrow


Tomorrow, on 27 March at 10 a.m., the nomination of candidates for the election of the European Parliament begins. The deadline for the nomination of candidates is at 6 p.m. on 6April.

Before the nomination of candidates, the political parties and independent candidates have to pay security, which at these elections is 2700 euro for each candidate.

The State Electoral Office receives the documents at Toompea 1, Tallinn, on working days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, 6 April from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The documents can also be signed digitally and sent to

Seven Members of the European Parliament will be elected from Estonia, the list of candidates of a political party may include up to nine candidates. Besides citizens of Estonia, the citizens of other European Union member states also have the right to stand as candidates.

The European Parliament elections in Estonia will be held on 26 May. Voting at foreign missions is possible from 11 to 16 May, i-voting and advance voting will start on 16 May in Estonia.