Monday, January 17, 2022

2022 PH Elections

IMPORTANT LINKS : (Facebook page of COMELEC Office of Overseas Voting)

Embassy Advisory No. Date Subject
AD-004-2022 14 Jan 2022 Guidelines for the Accreditation of Domestic and International Observers/Monitors for the 2022 National Elections
AD-003-2022 13 Jan 2022 Guidelines for Mass Media Accreditation for the 2022 National and Local Elections
AD-001-2022 12 Jan 2022 Personal Voting for the 2022 Philippine National Elections in Singapore 
AD2021-249 19 Nov 2021 Advisory on the Conduct of All Forms of Political or Election Campaigning 
AD2021-231 31 Oct 2021 Advisory Against the Conduct of All Forms of Political or Election Campaigning 


Overseas Voters’ Registration

Overseas voters’ registration for the 2022 elections ended on 14 October 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is election 2022 at the Philippine Embassy in Singapore?

  • The voting period at the Philippine Embassy will run from 10 April to 9 May 2022 (a total of 30 days). Our kababayans are highly encouraged to vote early to avoid inconvenience.

What do I need to be able to vote in the 2022 National Elections?

  • During election period, voters will be required to bring their original valid Philippine passport or seafarers’ book (for seafarers). Dual citizens will also be required to bring their Identification Certificate/Order of Approval. A Voters ID is NOT required to be able to cast a vote.

When was the registration period for the 2022 National Elections?

  • 16 December 2019 to 14 October 2021

How can one check the status of one’s registration?

How do I know if I am a registered voter in Singapore?

The Embassy expects to receive from COMELEC the official list of overseas voters in Singapore for elections 2022 by the 1st quarter of 2021. Until then, the Embassy is not able to definitively confirm if you will be able to vote at the Embassy in 2022. However, in general, the following can vote in the 2022 elections:

  • Those who successfully voted at the Philippine Embassy in Singapore in 2016 or 2019;
  • Those who registered as overseas voter/transferred their registration from the Philippines/other Posts to Singapore at the Embassy from 2017 onwards; and
  • Those who reactivated their deactivated overseas registration from 2019 onwards.

How does COMELEC decide on which voter records to deactivate?

  • COMELEC deactivates the records of registered voters who failed to vote in at least two election cycles.

When can applicants collect their Voter’s ID?

  • The printing and distribution of the Voter’s ID has been suspended by the Commission on Elections in view of the implementation of the National ID System pursuant to RA 11055 (An Act Establishing the Philippine Identification System), which was signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 06 August 2018.
  • The issuance of National ID by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is currently being rolled out in the Philippines. The PSA hopes to roll-out the National ID in Foreign Service Posts by 2022.

Where may inquiries, comments, suggestions and recommendations on the overseas voting be directed to?

Where can I find important information and updates on overseas voting?