COMELEC Voters Registration resumes January 20

Comelec voter registration

Comelec voter registration

  • Comelec Voters Registration resumes January 20 until September 30, 2021.

Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will once again start registration of voters for 2022 national and local elections on January 20, 2020.

Comelec said that aside from applications for registration, the system will also accept transfer of registration records, change/correction of entries in the registration record, reactivation of registration record, and reinstatement of name in the list of voters.

Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizens as well as members of Indigenous Peoples or Indigenous Cultural Communities and other members of vulnerable sectors may also update their records.

Applications and updating of records shall be done personally at the Office of the Election Officer of the city or municipality where the applicant resides, Mondays to Saturdays including holidays, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

The registration period will run until September 30, 2021, except on April 9 and 10, 2020 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday), December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day), and April 1 and 2, 2021 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday).

In view of the conduct of the plebiscite in the 23 municipalities of the province of Palawan on May 11, 2020, registration therein will not be conducted. However, registration for the residents of Puerto Princesa City resumes on January 20, 2020.

Those who will be at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day, or on May 9, 2022, who is a resident in the Philippines for at least 1 year and in the place where he or she intends to vote for at least 6 months on or before Election Day, may register.

Meanwhile, registered voters as of the May 13, 2019 midterm elections need not apply anew.

As per Resolution No. 10635, the Commission has decided to commence the resumption of voters this month instead of on July 6, 2020, in view of the postponement of the May 11, 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections pursuant to Republic Act. No 8189. (Source: Comelec)

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