Constitution and Law no. 138/2015 also restricts the right to elect and to be elected in the Parliament or local government bodies of individuals who have committed serious criminal offenses.

Who are the subjects of self-declaration at the CEC?

  1. Candidates for deputies in the Albanian Parliament or in local government bodies;
  2. Members of the Council of Ministers who do not have a MP mandate.

When are the forms submitted?

  1. All citizens wishing to stand as candidates shall submit the self-declaration form simultaneously with the candidacy application request.
  2. In the case of vacancies, the candidates submit the self-declaration form to CEC within 10 days from the moment of notification.

What does the CEC do?

Administers self-declaration forms and verifies declared data.

The State Election Commissioner enforces the prohibitions of the law.

Decriminalization legislation

Self-declaration Template (to be downloaded)