Who may register as overseas voters?
i. All citizens of the Philippines abroad who are at least eighteen (18) years of
age on 13 May 2013, and who are not otherwise disqualified by law;
ii. Those who have reacquired o retained their Philippine citizenship under R.A.
9225 and other Filipino citizens with dual citizenship;
iii. Immigrants or permanent residents of other countries who are recognize as such
in their host countries and executes upon filing of an application for registration
as overseas voter an Affidavit of Intent to Return.
What is the difference between an Application for Registration and an Application
for Certification as an overseas voter?
You file an Application for Registration as an overseas voter if you are not yet
a registered voter in the Philippines. However, if you are a registered voter in
the Philippines, you file for an Application for Certification as an overseas voter
What information do I need to furnish in OAVF No. 1?
OAVF No. 1. has four (4) parts:
Part 1. This part contains your Personal Circumstances. In addition, the
name of your authorized representative in the Philippines must also be indicated,
should you choose to appoint one.
Part 2. The Oath that you must take