Overseas Filipinos Voting Guide for Philippine Elections 2022

Philippine Overseas Filipinos Voting Guide
Overseas voting at a Philippine embassy. File photo from Office of Overseas Voting PH

Here is an Overseas Filipinos Voting Guide for Philippine Elections 2022 as the month-long casting of votes begins today coinciding with Palm Sunday.

Nearly 1.7 million overseas-based Filipino citizens start casting their votes on April 10, ahead of the 65.7 million Filipinos who will vote in local polling precincts on May 9, a Monday.

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Overseas Filipinos are voting for the Philippines’ next:

  • 1 President
  • 1 Vice President
  • 12 Senators
  • 1 Party-list

CHECK OUT this FINAL LIST: Official National Candidates in Philippines’ 2022 General Elections

Overseas Filipinos can cast votes in two ways depending on the designated mode by the host country as announced by the Philippine Embassy:

  1. PERSONAL: Personally vote at Philippine embassies, consulates, and other designated polling places. Bring a Philippine passport or identification certificate (for dual citizens), or any valid ID
  2. POSTAL: Receive the ballot through the mail and send back the ballot with the provided free postage stamp to the consular office or drop it off at embassy mailboxes by May 9

Registered overseas Filipino voters can check their status through the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV) in this link.

Check for your embassy’s designated mode of voting in this link.

READ ABOUT How to Check Your Voter Status for Philippine Elections

This is a compilation of updated voters’ guides from Philippine embassies:

Bahrain

WHERE TO VOTE: Philippine Embassy
Villa No. 939, Road No. 3220, Block 332 Manama, Bahrain
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10-May 8, 8AM-4PM
May 9, 8AM-2PM

Canada

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in Canada is conducting the postal voting. Drop off of completed ballot accepted at 30 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10 – May 9, 9AM-7PM

Dubai

WHERE TO VOTE: Villa 234-851 Al Qusais 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10 – May 8, 8AM-9PM
May 9, 8AM-3PM

Egypt

WHERE TO VOTE: Philippine Embassy in Cairo
Ground Floor, Building 9, Street 215, Degla, Maadi, Cairo
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10-May 8 Weekdays (8AM-4PM), Fridays & Saturdays (9AM-4 PM)
May 9 (8AM-1PM)

Germany

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in Germany is conducting the postal voting. Requests for personal pickup of ballot can be made to overseasvoting@philippine-embassy.de
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10 – May 9

Hong Kong

WHERE TO VOTE: Bayanihan Kennedy Town Centre, 55 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10 to May 8 – 8 am to 5 pm
May 9 – 8 am to 7 pm

Italy

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in Italy is conducting postal voting. Voters who wish to personally pick up the ballot will need to e-mail a request to vote2022@romepe.org until April 17, 5pm.
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10 to May 9 – 8AM to 1PM

Korea

WHERE TO VOTE: Sentro Rizal Hall, Room 202, Philippine Embassy, 80 Hoenamu-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea 04346
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10 – May 9
April 10 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
April 11 to May 8 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
May 9 – 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Singapore

WHERE TO VOTE: Philippine Embassy, 20 Nassim Road, Singapore 258395
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10-May 9 (9AM-6PM), including weekends and public holidays

Online pre-verification is recommended through this link
Walk-ins accepted at the Voters’ Verification Desk for verification and their precinct number

Spain

Madrid & Barcelona
WHERE TO VOTE: (Madrid) Philippine Embassy, Calle Guadalquivir, 6, 28002
(Barcelona) Office of the Philippine Consulate General, Rambla de Catalunya, 33 Planta Principal, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10 – 8AM to 4PM
April 11 to May 8 – 9AM to 5PM, including weekends and public holidays
May 9 – 9 am to 1 pm

Field Voting in Bilbao, Malaga, Sevilla, Las Palmas, Tenerife -See Embassy announcement below

Other areas will conduct postal voting

Thailand

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in Thailand is conducting postal voting.
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10, 8AM – 6PM
April 11 – May 9, 9AM – 6PM

Mailbox drop off of completed ballots:

April 10 – Phuket
April 23 – Hat Yai
April 30 – Chiang Mai

United Arab Emirates

WHERE TO VOTE: W-48, Street No. 8, Sector 2-23, Plot 51, Al Qubaisat, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 10, 8AM – 4PM
April 11 – May 8, 7:30AM – 3:30PM
May 9, 7AM-3PM

United Kingdom

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in the United Kingdom is conducting postal voting.
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10 to May 9 – 8AM-7PM

United States of America and Caribbean territories

WHERE TO VOTE: The Philippine Embassy in the U.S. and its consulates are conducting postal voting.
WHEN TO VOTE: April 10-May 9
Ballots must be received by the Embassy before Monday, May 9, 7AM ET

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