deadline for reactivation of overseas voting records
MANILA, Oct. 14 (PIA) – The Department of Foreign Affairs, Overseas
Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) announced that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC)
has extended the period of filing for Application for Reactivation until
December 9, 2015.
According to the DFA, COMELEC has also simplified the process of the
Application for Reactivation (OVF No. 1G) by allowing applications to be
filed in two steps.
First, by sending a copy of the duly accomplished OVF No. 1G, including its
attachment, if applicable, via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or through fax at (0632) 521-2952.
Overseas Filipinos can also send through mail or by personal delivery a copy
of their duly accomplished OVG No. 1G and any attachments necessary to the
nearest Embassy, Consulate, Mission, MECO or at the Office for Overseas
Voting (OFOC) in COMELEC, Manila.
The form for Application for Reactivation is available at any Embassy,
Consulate, Mission, MECO or may be downloaded from the COMELEC website at
www.comelec.gov.ph or DFA-OVS at www.dfa-oavs.gov.ph websites. (DFA/RJB/JEG/PIA-NCR)