DFA-OVS, COMELEC and TV5 International partners for overseas voting
The Department of Foreign Affairs, Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS), announced today 28 October 2015, that DFA-OVS and COMELEC signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Pilipinas Global Network Limited (“TV5 International”) at 21st Floor Marajo Tower, 26th Avenue corner 4th St., Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig for overseas voting for purposes of the 2016 Presidential elections.
This agreement between DFA-OVS, COMELEC and TV5 International will further increase overseas voting awareness on the procedures and system as well as the importance of politically empowering Filipinos here and abroad. All Filipino citizens who expect to be abroad during the thirty day (09 April – 09 May 2016) overseas voting period for the 2016 Presidential Elections, at least 18 years old on 09 May 2016, and not otherwise disqualified by law, may personally register as an overseas voter, at all Philippine Foreign Service Posts (FSPs) including the three (3) Manila Economic and Cultural Offices (MECO), (15) OVRCs in the Philippines and at other COMELEC approved field/mobile registration centers. For an updated list please go to dfa website or comelec website.
Overseas Filipinos in the Asia Pacific (except China and Taiwan), Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa region may now go to irehistro.comelec.gov.ph/ov to access the iREHISTRO Online system to register as an overseas voter. The voter registration period ends on 31 October 2015. REGISTER AND VOTE!!