Register for overseas voting:

Register for the May 2022 National Elections: Deadline September 2021

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The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney (PCG Sydney) informs the public that for purposes of the 9 May 2022 elections, COMELEC has fixed the registration period for overseas voting from 16 December 2019 to 30 September 2021.

Pursuant to the above, PCG Sydney shall first verify if passport renewal applicants are registered overseas voters before proceeding with the renewal of the passport. If the applicant is not registered, PCG Sydney shall register the applicant first.

This procedure applies to all Filipino migrants, overseas workers, seafarers, dual citizens and qualified Filipino students studying in Australia.

All citizens of the Philippines, who are abroad or will be abroad during the thirty (30) day voting period (9 April to 9 May 2022); at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the elections; and not otherwise disqualified by law, may register.

Overseas Filipinos (OF) whose registration records have been deactivated in the overseas voters' registry for failure to vote in two (2) consecutive national elections may file an application for transfer with reactivation.

The OFs may also file the following applications until 30 September 2021: 

1. Transfer of Registration Record from one Post to another, from one country to another country; and 

2. Applications for Transfer from Post to Philippine Municipality/City/District. 

Kindly bring a copy of your passport or dual citizenship documents for dual citizens or Seaman’s book for seafarers. Application for registration (OVF No. 1) is available at the Philippine Consulate or may be downloaded here (OV Forms). 


  • Filipino Citizens: Philippine Passport

  • Dual Citizens: Philippine Passport or Identification Certificate, Oath of Allegiance or Order of Approval

  • Seafarers: Philippine Passport or Seafarer’s book

All Filipino citizens who are abroad or who will be abroad during the 30-day voting period from 9 April to 9 May 2022, at least 18 years of age and not disqualified by law may visit the Philippine Consulate to register during office hours from 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

During the registration period the Consulate will accept applications for Registration, Certification, Change of Address, Correction or Entries, Reinstatement and Reactivation for purposes of the May 9, 2022 National elections.


COMELEC Resolution No. 10709

"Establishing Online or Virtual Processes for Frontline Services of the Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) in Relation to the Conduct of Continuing Overseas Voting Registration and Other Preparatory Activities for the 2022 National & Local Elections"