Election Obligations & Standards Database
"It is perfectly legitimate to require voters living abroad to register to be able to vote, even if registration is automatic for residents. "
CoE (Venice Commission): Report on Out-Of-Country Voting
, para. 96
Report on Out-Of-Country Voting
Limits on the right to vote may be based on residency.
Residency requirements should not be excessive, or may be considered discriminatory.
Limits placed on the right to vote must be based on objective and reasonable criteria.