ADVISORY FROM THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not disqualified by law, at least eighteen (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 registrations at the nearest embassy / consulate or other registration centers authorized by the Commission on Elections.
To register, all applicants must personally appear at the Embassy of the Philippines in Berne or at the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva for biometrics capturing and bring the following requirements: (1) Photocopy of valid Philippine 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.
Filling of application for registration shall be from December 1, 2016 to October 31, 2018.
The 30-day voting period will start on April 13, 2019 until May 13, 2019 (Philippine time).