Declaration of support (for voters)

The European Parliament elections will be held on Thursday, 6 June 2024. You can state your support for the participation of a political party in a declaration of support.

Political parties which do not yet have a seat in the European Parliament have to collect at least 30 declarations of support from voters.

When and where

You can make a declaration of support between 9 and 23 April 2024. You can do this at the election counter at City Hall (Spui 70).

The election counter is open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8.30 to 17.00 hrs.
  • Thursday from 12.00 to 20.00 hrs.

The election counter will be open one more time for the declarations of support on 25 and 26 April 2024 from 8.30 to 17.00 hrs. You will then be able to state your support for a party which previously did not submit enough valid declarations of support.


  • You bring a valid proof of identity.
  • You live in The Hague.
  • You have the right to vote for the European Parliament.

How it works

  • Download the Ondersteuningsverklaring (Declaration of support) on the Begin external link: website of the Dutch government(External link), end external link..
  • Print it and fill it out. The political party can also give you the completed form.
  • At the election counter a municipal official will check whether you have voting rights for the European Parliament elections. And whether you live in The Hague.
  • You sign the completed declaration of support form at the election counter. An election counter official must see this.
  • You can only make 1 declaration of support for the European Parliament elections. You may not withdraw this declaration of support later.
  • The official will stamp the form.
  • You take the form with you and make sure that the political party gets it.


Do you have any questions about the declaration of support? Send an email to Begin link:, end link.  or call (070) 353 44 88.


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