Republic of the Philippines

50 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Call for volunteers for the conduct of final testing and sealing of the vote counting machine to be used for the Overseas Voting for the 2019 Philippine National Election

The Embassy of the Philippines invites ten (10) volunteers from the Filipino Community to participate in the Final Testing and Sealing of the Vote Counting Machine (VCM), which will be used for the conduct of the Overseas Voting for the 2019 National Election. The Final Testing and Sealing will take place at the date, time, and venue indicated below:

Date 09 April 2019, Tuesday
Time 1400H
Venue Sentro Rizal
Embassy of the Philippines
50 Hobson Street, Thorndon
Wellington 6011

Volunteers will undertake the following activities:

  • Fill up sample ballots that will be used for the testing of the Vote Counting Machine;
  • Observe the feeding of ballots to the Vote Counting Machine; and
  • Witness the re-zeroing of the Vote Counting Machine.

Interested volunteers must be the following:

  1. Filipino National;
  2. 18 years old and above; and
  3. Registered Overseas Voter of the Philippines.

To submit an application to volunteer, please send an email to with the subject “Volunteer – FTS” and indicate your whole name, address, passport number and contact details. For more information you can visit the website of the Embassy at For inquiries, please send us an email at or give us a call at 04-8903741.

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