NOTICE OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTION TO ALL FILIPINO CITIZENS
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise knowns as “The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003”, as a amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not otherwise disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the elections, and who are registrered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice-President, Senators and Party-List Representatives.
All qualified Filipino citizens not registered as voters under Republic Act No. 8189 otherwise knon as “The Voters Registration Act of 1996″. The system of continuing registration shall file an application for registration while those who are already registered under the said Act shall file an application for certification.
For purposes of the May 9, 2016 elections, the filing of application for registration/certification shall be from May 6, 2014 (Philippine time) to October 31, 2015 (Philippine time).
Requests for transfer of registration records may be filed at the Posts or before the Office of Overseas Voting (OFOV) of the COMELEC during the registration period.
The 30-day voting period will commence on April 9, 2016 (Philippine time) until 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon of May 9, 2016 (Philippine time) at the Philippine embassy or consulate having jurisdiction over the place where the overseas voter is registered as such. (The time for voting to be announce later).
For details please contact the Philippine Embassy at telephone number 22511807 or the following website: www.philembassykuwait.gov.kw
How to Register for OAV 2016 Presidential Election:
- Visit the Philippine Embassy at Faiha.
- Bring your passport / or a passport copy.
- Fill up the registration form.
Voter’s Registration Starts on May 6, 2014 (Tuesday)