Comelec close to registering 3M new voters

Comelec close to registering 3M new voters

By: - Reporter / @luisacabatoINQ
/ 10:07 PM May 08, 2024

Comelec nears target of 3 million new voters for 2025 polls


MANILA, Philippines — With still four months left before voter registration closes, the poll body is already close to achieving its goal of three million new voters for the 2025 midterm elections.

In a data sent to reporters on Wednesday evening, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that there are already 2,725,089 new voter registrants as of May 7.


READ: Comelec expecting 3 million new voters ahead of 2025 polls


The voter registration for the 2025 elections started last February 12 and will last until September 30.

Eligible voters only need to visit the office of the election officer (OEO) or satellite registration sites in their areas from Mondays to Saturdays, including holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

READ: Comelec receives 1.9 million new voter registrations out of 3 million target

Registrants may access the application form via OEO and the Comelec website.

Applicants need to bring one of the following government-issued identification cards (ID) with their signature:

  • National ID under the Philippine Identification System
  • Postal ID card
  • PWD ID card
  • Student’s ID card or library card signed by the school authority
  • Senior citizen’s ID card
  • Land Transportation Office Driver’s License/Student Permit
  • National Bureau of Investigation clearance
  • Philippine Passport
  • Social Security System/Government Service Insurance System or other unified multi-purpose ID card
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID card
  • license issued by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC)
  • Certificate of Confirmation issued by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples in case of members of ICCs or IPs
  • Barangay Identification/Certification with photo
  • Any other government-issued valid ID
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