Under the Philippines’ Republic Act 9189 as amended by Republic Act 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad who are not disqualified by law, at least 18 years of age on May 13, 2019, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for senators, and party-lists representatives.
All qualified Filipino citizens who are not registered overseas voters may file their applications for registration at the nearest consulate or other registration centers authorized by the Commission on Elections.
To register, all applicants must personally appear at the Consular Section for biometrics capturing and bring the following requirements: 1) Photocopy of valid passport or if dual citizen, 2) copy of oath of allegiance or proof of Philippine citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration; or for seamen, 3) copy of seaman›s book.
Filing of applications for registration shall be from Dec. 1, 2016, to Oct. 31, 2018.
The 30-day voting period will commence on April 13, 2019, until May 13, 2019, (Philippine time) at the Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam. Time of voting to be announced later. (PR)