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13/09/2018: ADVISORY: Registration and Transfer of Registration Records for Overseas Voting for the May 2019 Philippine Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In relation to the Registration and Certification for Overseas Voting for the May 2019 Philippine elections, the Philippine Embassy wishes to remind Filipinos within its jurisdiction of the following schedule:

1. The last day to request for transfer of registration record from (a) one Post to another Post, (b) from one country to another country within the same Post and (c) from Post to the Philippines is on 15 September 2018 (Rule 7 Sec. 35-38 COMELEC Resolution No. 10217). Applicants must fill up a form available at the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy at 1617 Massachussetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.

2. The last day for filing of applications for Registration and Certification as overseas voter is on 30 September 2018 (Rule 2 Sec. 5 COMELEC Resolution No. 10217). To register, all applicants must personally appear at the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy for biometrics capturing and bring the following requirements:

a.) Photocopy of valid passport or if dual citizen, b.) copy of oath of allegiance or proof of Philippine citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration; or for seamen, c.) copy of seaman's book.