PHL Embassy Bangkok opens on October 31 for Overseas Absentee Voting registration
The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok will open its doors on Saturday, October 31, to accommodate those who are registering for the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV). It will start from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
October 31 is the last day for the OVA registration.
The Overseas Absentee Voting Act, officially known as Republic Act No. 9189, is a law in the Philippines passed on February 13, 2003 which provides for a system for citizens of the Philippines currently residing or working outside of the Philippines to vote in an election. This act was a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 2104 and House Bill No. 3570, the first draft was authored in congress on July 22, 2002. The act is implemented by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) with the help of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
For more details, you can visit the embassy website at www.bangkokpe.dfa.gov.ph or call +66 2 259-0139 up to 40 Hotline: +66 8 992-65954.