Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters


Press Release No. 77-2012 / 15 May 2012

Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates its invitation to all Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to register as Overseas Absentee Voters (OAV). The National Elections for Senators and party-list representatives shall be on 13 May 2013 - exactly a year from today.

If you are any of the following, you are required to register as an Overseas Absentee Voter:

1. Those who will turn 18 years old by 13 May 2013

2. Those who have never registered as a voter since birth

3. Those who have registered as a voter in the Philippines but plan to cast their votes in Saudi Arabia

4. Those who have previously registered as OAV but failed to vote during the last two  consecutive National Elections in 2007 and 2010

5. Those who have previously registered as OAV in other countries or regions in Saudi Arabia and have since transferred to Riyadh or nearby areas

The Embassy wishes to invite all Filipinos in Riyadh and nearby regions to register as Overseas Absentee Voters during the Embassy’s field OAV registration at the following venues:

* Al Danah International School (ADIS), Suleimaniah District, Riyadh

   18 May 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

* International Philippine School in Riyadh (IPSR), Olaya District, Riyadh

   25 May 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

 * Al Taj International School, Suleimaniah District, Riyadh

    08 June 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

 * Palm Crest International School, Suleimaniah District, Riyadh

     22 June 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

* Elite International School, Suleimaniah District, Riyadh

    29 June 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM 

Philippine International School in Buraidah (PISB), Buraidah, Al Qassim

    05 to 06 July 2012, Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

* Riyadh International School, Suleimaniah District, Riyadh

    20 July 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

* International Philippine School in Riyadh (IPSR), Olaya District, Riyadh

    27 July 2012, Friday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

OAV Registration is also ongoing at the Philippine Embassy Lobby, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh from Saturdays through Wednesdays from 8:00am to 5:00pm and on Thurdays from 8:00am to 12:00nn.

All OAV registrants are encouraged to bring their Philippine passports (or a photocopy), iqama, or other identification cards showing their full name.

The deadline for OAV registration is on 31 October 2012. END.

2 comments on “Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters

    • Jon, paki surf sa sidebar natin schedule ng EOW for Al-Khobar is held at the Al-Jazeera International School. Think the EOW include OAV registration. Magtanong na rin ako at post ko dito sablog natin. Thanks for dropping by.

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