Comelec sets new schedule for application of overseas voters
MANILA, Philippines — As part of its preparations for the 2022 national and local elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Saturday announced it has set a new voter registration schedule for voters.
PRESS RELEASE: New Registration Hours for Overseas Registrants
In a statement, the Comelec said that Filipinos expected to be overseas from April 10, 2021, to May 9, 2022, may register as overseas voters. The deadline to file their applications as overseas voters is on Sept. 30, 2021.
The Comelec added that those who will be at least 18 years of age by election day, but will not be registered in the Philippines to vote for the one-month period before the 2022 elections are eligible to register.
Applications may be submitted from Monday to Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following local field registration centers:
- Comelec-Office for Overseas Voters, Ground Floor, Palacio del Gobernador Building, General Luna St., Intramuros, Manila
- Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – Aseana, Bradco Avenue cor. Macapagal Boulevard, Aseana Business Park, Parañaque
- Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Blas F. Ople Building, Ortigas Avenue cor. EDSA, Mandaluyong
- Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), SM Manila Satellite Office, Almeda-Lopez cor. A. Villegas and 1000 San Marcelino St., Ermita, Manila
And applicants who will register at the Comelec-Ofov must first set an appointment through any of the following ways:
- Email to [email protected]
- Direct message via Facebook Messenger through the link on the Office for Overseas Voting PH Facebook page (Hyperlink Overseas Voting PH Facebook page: fb.com/overseasvotingph)
- Call telephone numbers (02) 8522-2251 or (02) 8521-2952
- Send SMS to mobile numbers +63 951 875 9882 (TNT/Smart/Sun) or +63 905 034 5158 (TM/Globe).
The next national and local elections are scheduled on May 9, 2022.
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