Republic of the Philippines

50 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Notice of Registration and Election to all Filipino Citizens

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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 registration at the nearest embassy/consulate or other registration centers authorized by the Commission on Elections.

To register, all applicants must personally appear at the Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand or during mobile consular services 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 seaman, 3) copy of seaman’s book.

Filing of applications for registration shall be from December 01, 2016 to September 30, 2018.

The 30-day voting period will commence on April 13, 2019 until May 13, 2019 (Philippine time) at the Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand. Time of voting to be announced later.

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