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03/11/2011: Year-long overseas voting registration begins in San Francisco

Overseas absentee voting registration commenced at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco on November 2, 2011. Twenty-five (25) Filipino citizens filed their applications for registration.

The first registrant was Mr. Rodolfo Yesa, a native of Tarlac, and now a resident of South San Francisco.


The OAV registration will continue until October 31, 2012. Consul General Marciano A. Paynor, Jr. reiterated his call to all qualified Filipino citizens to exercise their right to vote, by registering for the 2013 Senatorial and Party-List representative elections. “The Consulate will conduct mobile registration in other States under its jurisdiction in order to give Filipinos in those areas a chance to register and vote,” he added.

Those who wish to register are requested to personally appear at the Consulate with the original and photocopy of the following documents:

  1. For Filipino citizens - valid Philippine passport
  2. For Seafarers - Seaman’s Book
  3. For dual citizens without Philippine passports - Order of Approval or Certificate of Identity or Oath of Allegiance
  4. Additional I.D. with photo and signature

Application forms are available at the Consulate or may be downloaded from:

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