What kind of petition would you like to submit?

There are two different types of petitions : a public petition and an ordinary petition.

An overview of frequently asked questions

Public petition

Collect signatures for your cause

 

For this type of petition you need to collect at least 4.500 signatures. If you succeed, your petition will be discussed in the parliament. You will be invited for the hearing and there will be a public debate.

Requirements

  • You are at least 15 years old
  • You have a luxembourgish social security number

What happens when you submit a public petition?

1
Submit public petition

You can submit a petition on our website or via a form available here.

! The petition can only be written in French, German or Luxembourgish.

2
If your petition is accepted

We will review your submission. If it meets the requirements you will have 6 weeks to collect at least 4.500 signatures.

3
If you collect enough signatures

If you succeed, your petition will be discussed in a public debate. You will be invited to speak on the topic of your petition. The debate will be broadcast on TV and streamed on this website.

*Please note! The parliamentary administration regularly checks the validity of the signatures collected (no duplicates etc.). A thorough check is carried out when the signature period is over.

Ordinary petition

Write down your request

 

For this type of petition, you can send your written petition to us. The petitions committee will then review your submission and decide on next steps.

What happens when you submit an ordinary petition?

1
Write about your topic in a letter

Explain in a written letter what your concern is and what you would like to change.

 

2
Send us your petition

You can send us an e-mail, send us the letter by mail or drop your letter off in our office (an appointment must be made in advance).

3
We will check your petition

The Committee on Petitions will examine your petition. They can:

  • ask a statement from the competent member of Government;
  • forward the petition to another committee or call for the opinion of another committee;
  • hear the petitioners or any competent expert or institution during one of its meetings, make on-site visits as part of the petition inquiry.

 

4
Answer

The petitioner is informed by post of the steps taken by the Petitions Committee.