KASAMA Vol. 26 No. 1 / January-February-March 2012 / Solidarity Philippines Australia Network

To: All Filipino Citizens Abroad

ALL FILIPINO CITIZENS ABROAD, not otherwise disqualified by law, at least (18) years of age on the day of elections, may now participate in Philippine national elections under the Overseas Absentee Voting Act 2003 (Republic Act 9189).

Overseas Absentee Voting


Seafarers may file their applications AT ANY POST abroad or at any specifically designated areas in Manila

This notification was posted Feb 23, 2012 on the Centre for Migrant Advocacy-Philippines (CMA-Phils) web site at
CMA-Phils has produced an Overseas Voting brochure which you can download at this web page
You can also get useful information from the COMELEC web site at