31 August 2021 – The Virtual Frontline Services (VFS) of the Commission on Elections of the Philippines will have extended registration hours as the registration to vote in the 2022 national elections closes on 30 September 2021.
The VFS may only be availed by overseas Filipinos that already have existing voters’ registration records with complete biometric data. These online services will be accessible Mondays to Fridays, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and on Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Interested VFS applicants can fill up their application form (OVF-1) by using the i-Rehistro system on COMELEC’s website https://irehistro.comelec.gov.ph/irehistro/ovf1 and submit the scanned copy of their duly accomplished OVF-1 to COMELEC-OFOV:
In anticipation of the increase in queries and applications as the 30 September deadline approaches, the VFS may be accessed on extended hours during the following dates:
|9:00 AM, 20 September (Mon)||7:00 PM, 25 September (Sat)||Operational|
|7:01 PM, 25 September (Sat)||8:59 AM, 27 September (Mon)||Offline/rest day|
|9:00 AM, 27 September (Mon)||1:59 AM, 30 September (Thur)||Operational|
The Embassy of the Philippines in Canberra will resume in-person registration of overseas absentee voters when the ACT government lifts the lockdown which is currently scheduled on 17 September 2021. When the lockdown is lifted, the Embassy will be able to receive and process in-person registration until 6:00 PM of 30 September 2021. -- END