Accreditation of observers of political entities

Certified political entities in order to compete in the elections must apply for accreditation of observers. Political entity observers can observe the entire electoral process or just election day, depending for which one they apply.

Application for observation of the electoral process – long term observers starts on 1st of July and ends on 15th of September, 2021
Application for observation of the election day – short term observers starts on 30th of July and ends on 27th of September, 2021

Remark: Individuals can not observe elections. To observe the elections, you must join the teams of political party observers or NGOs. You can do this by contacting directly the political entity or the NGO within the scope of which you will observe the elections.

Political entities can apply for accreditation of observers, following the steps below:

Step 1 Download and complete the form for accreditation of observers

Form for accreditation of observers

Step 2 Download and complete the list of observers

In the template list for the observers you will write the data of all persons who will observe the elections on behalf of your political entity. The list of observers must be completed electronically and then printed and signed by the authorized person of the political entity. In addition to the signed list, the political entity must bring the same list in Excel format in a CD.

List of observers

Step 3 Complete and sign the statements of observers

Each observer of the political entity must read and sign the observer’s statement. The political entity must collect all signed statement before submitting them to the CEC.

Observer statement

Step 4 Submit the application for accreditation of observers to the CEC

The documents listed in the steps above must be submitted to the Office for Political Party Registration and Certification at CEC.

  • If your application meets all the requirements, the CEC will continue with the preparation of your observers’ badges.
  • If your application does not meet all the requirements, the CEC will inform you that you have not been accredited to observe the election.

Remark: Applications received by email will not be taken into consideration, except in cases of application from outside the Republic of Kosovo.