Overseas Voting Information

16 December 2019 – 30 September 2021

The Consulate resumed the system of continuing registration of voters for the 2022 national and local elections on 20 January 2020 and it will run until 30 September 2021. 

Who can register as an Overseas Voter?

Under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines or dual Filipino-American citizens, who are not disqualified by law, at least 18 years of age by 09 May 2022 may register as an Overseas Voter and vote for President, Vice-President, Senators, and Party List Representatives in the upcoming 2022 elections.

Where can I register as an Overseas Voter?

Registration is conducted in person for biometrics capturing at the Philippine Consulate General in New York, 556 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10036. 

Registered voters who wish to change their mailing address, transfer their registration from other countries into New York, or correct other details in their registration such as a change in their name, etc. must also do so in person.

NO, there is no online registration option.

YES, OV registration will be included in Consular Outreach Missions within the registration period. Please await further announcements regarding outreach missions on the official website of the Consulate.

YES, qualified OV registrants may register at other Philippine Foreign Service Posts. Please click HERE for the list of other possible registration sites within the U.S.A.

What do I have to present to register as an Overseas Voter?

Applicants are also required to bring proof of Philippine Citizenship such as any of the following, together with a photocopy:  

(1) Philippine Passport (photocopy data page only); 

 (2) If a dual citizen, the Oath of Allegiance, or proof of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration;

(3) US Permanent Resident Card;

(4) US Work Permit;

(5) US Visa;

(6) For SEAFARERS - seaman's book (photocopy data page only)


How do I know if my previous registration has been deactivated?

Please click HERE to see a list previously registered voters in New York whose registration had been deactivated for failure to vote in the 2016 and 2019 elections. If you are on THIS LIST, then you have to reactivate your registration in person, subject to the requirements stated above. 


RERB Hearing on the Applications for Registration/Certification as Overseas Voters to Convene on 20 July 2020. 

Notice RERB Hearing 070220

List of Applications for Registrations or Certifications as Overseas Voters