Part 3. You must sign this if you are either an immigrant or a permanent
resident as your registration/certification is subject to Section 5(d) of Republic
Part 4. This portion shall be filled up by the RERB based in the COMELEC
Do I need to file an application to vote in absentia to be able to vote?
No, because the application to vote in absentia is already incorporated in the application
Where can I get OAVF No. 1 and other OAV registration forms?
From the Philippine Embassies, Consulates, Missions and other designated registration
centres in the Philippines such as Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
(POEA), Ninoy Aquino International Airports (NAIA), Overseas Workers Welfare Association
(OWWA), Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), Joint Manning Group (JMG), Philippine
Transmarine Corporation (PTC) and Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of Consular
Affairs (DFA-OCA). They may also be downloadable from the websites of the COMELEC
(www.comelec.gov.ph) and the Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Absentee Voting
When can I file my application for registration/certification as an overseas voter?
For purposes of the 13 May 2013 elections you may file your application for registration/certification
as an overseas voter from 31 October 2011 to 31 October 2012. Please inquire from
the Embassy, Consulates, and Missions having consular jurisdiction over the place
where you reside as to the exact scheduled registration days applicable to you.