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Advance voting for Finland’s regional elections takes place this week – see list of venues in Asia

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The Finnish regional elections will be held on Sunday 23 January 2022 and the advance polling will take place this week at Finnish embassies and consulates in Asia. Voters must bring valid ID.

Advance polling in Hong Kong

The advance poll will take place on January 12 and 13 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macau. The Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macau is located at Club Lusitano 10F on Ice House Street in Hong Kong Central. Find more information here

Advance polling in mainland China

Advance voting in Shanghai will take place on January 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on January 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai. The Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai is located at Citic Square 2501-2505, Level 25 in Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai.

Advance voting in Beijing will take place on January 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing. The Finnish Embassy in Beijing is located at the Kerry Center, South Tower, Level 26 in Guanghua Lu 1, Beijing. Find more information here

Advance voting in Malaysia

The advance poll will take place on January 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Embassy of Finland in Kuala Lumpur. The Finnish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is located on the 5th floor of the Chinese Wisma Chamber in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Find more information here

Advance voting in Indonesia

Advance voting in Jakarta will take place on January 12 and 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Finnish Embassy in Jakarta. The Embassy of Finland in Jakarta is located at Rajawali Tower, 9th Floor, JI Mega Kuningan, Lot. 5.1, brass.

The advance poll in Bali will take place on January 12 and 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Honorary Consulate of Finland in Denpasar. The Honorary Consulate of Finland in Denpasar is located at the Ocean Village Hotel, Jl. Beautiful Sea, Sanur. Find more information here

Advance voting in Thailand

Advance voting in Thailand will take place January 12-14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and January 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. The Finnish Embassy in Bangkok is located at Athenee Tower 14 / F 63 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok. Find more information here

The right to vote in regional elections is determined in the same way as in municipal elections. The right to vote is linked to living in a certain welfare zone. Finns residing permanently abroad therefore do not have the right to vote in regional elections.