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Here’s how to locate your polling station for the Egyptian elections online

Voting for Egyptians residing abroad in the 2024 Egyptian presidential elections ended on December 3, while voting for Egyptians at home begins on Sunday, December 10.

Here’s how to locate your polling station online to vote in the 2024 Egyptian presidential elections.


When are the presidential elections in Egypt?

The National Elections Authority has set three days for Egyptians back home to vote in the presidential elections, which are held from December 10-12.

It has set Wednesday, December 13, for the conclusion of counting process.


Steps to locate your polling station using National ID

The National Elections Authority provides an online service of locating the polling station using the National ID, by the following steps:

  • Enter the NEA website from here to inquire about the polling station by the National ID.
  • Click on the icon to “inquire” about your electoral status.
  • Enter the National ID number in the specified box.
  • Click on the “inquire” icon.
  • The electoral status and the location of the polling station appear before you.
  • Steps to change the polling station
  • NEA website has closed applications for the service of changing the polling station for citizens.


The legal age for voting in Egypt

Egyptian Law No. 140 of 2020 regarding the National Elections Authority stipulates that every Egyptian man or woman over the age of 18 years has the right to exercise their political rights, which include expressing an opinion in all referendums stipulated in the Constitution, electing the President of the Republic, members of the House of Representatives, Senators, local council members.


Candidates for the 2024 Egyptian presidential elections

  • Abdel Fattah al-Sisi: The “star” symbol.
  • Abdel-Sanad Yamama: The “palm tree” symbol.
  • Farid Zahran: The “sun” symbol.
  • Hazem Omar: The “ladder” symbol


Will the presidential elections be an official holiday?

The Cabinet has not yet issued any decision clarifying whether the days of the 2024 presidential elections are an official holiday or not.

Accordingly, all government departments, public and private sector companies, and universities will work at full work force during the 2024 presidential elections.


Are presidential elections vacations in all schools?

The Ministry of Education and Technical Education has clarified that schools that will have a polling station will be on vacation during the presidential election period, while other schools will continue as normal.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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