A person entitled to vote may vote either 1) in advance or 2) on election day.

Voting on election day

On election day the polling stations are open between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. There is at least one polling station in every municipality, and the total number is approximately 2200. Voters may cast their votes at the polling station stated in the voting register and on the card sent to them before the elections.

Voting in advance

The advance voting begins on Wednesday eleven days before election day, and ends abroad on Saturday eight days and in Finland on Tuesday five days before election day.