Manila Standard : Comelec reminds voter listing ends on September 30

News & Interviews
22 June 2021

By Manila Standard

Filipinos have only 100 days left within which to register as voters in the May 2022 elections, the Commission on Elections on Tuesday said.The registration deadline is on September 30, 2021, the poll body said.

“Today is June 22, 2021, and it is 100 days before the last day of voter registration! #MagpaRehistroKa na!” Comelec said in a Facebook post.

It added that applicants may file their registration forms at all Office of the Election Officer (OEC) in the city or municipality where they intend to vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.

Applicants may also file their registration forms at any satellite registration sites in their areas. The schedule of satellite registration activities may be viewed on the Comelec website, www.comelec.gov.ph.

Registrants must be at least 18 years of age on or before election day on May 9, 2022.

He/she must be a resident in the Philippines for at least one year and in the place where the applicant intends to vote for at least six months on or before election day.

Apart from applications for new registrants, local Comelec offices are also accepting applications for transfer and reactivation of voter records, and the change of name or correction of entries on record.

They also accept requests to include a person’s record in the book of voters and the reinstatement of a person’s name on the voter’s list.

The Comelec is expecting to register some four million new voters for next year’s polls.