Wednesday, 7 May 2014

COMELEC Registration Requirements and Procedures for 2016 Elections

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) announced that starting on May 6, 2014 they will start accepting applicants for voters registration for the upcoming Synchronized National, Local and ARMM Regional Elections on May 9, 2016.

here are the list to have when applying for a voters rights to vote for elections 2016
According to COMELEC, voters registration will end on October 31, 2014, due to a changes made with their scheduled registrations from the government agency in-charged of the Philippine Elections.

COMELEC also added that those registered voters who were not enrolled to their biometric database will no longer be allowed to participate on 2016's National Elections.

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) also noted that those who has not reached required voting age or period of residence will possess qualifications

For those who still not reach the voting age or period of residence on the day of registration but will possess such qualifications on or before May 9, 2015 elections, can register only from May 9, 2015 onwards. -According to Commission on Elections (COMELEC)

Note: For those who will be turning 18, or who will meet the period of residence on or before May 9, 2016 may only start filling their applications for registration on May 9, 2015 only.
  • A Filipino citizen, who is not yet a registered voter;
  • At least eighteen (18) years of age;
  • A resident of the Philippines for at least one (1) year;
  • A resident in the place wherein he (or she) proposes to vote for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the May 9, 2016 Synchronized National, Local and ARMM Regional Elections; and
  • Not otherwise disqualified by law.
For all the applicants on COMELEC Registrations must bring a photocopy of Birth Certificate and a Valid ID for registration with them.

  • Employee’s identification card (ID), with the signature of the employer or authorized representative;
  • Postal ID ;
  • PWD Discount ID;
  • Student’s ID or library card, signed by the school authority;
  • Senior Citizen’s ID;
  • Driver’s license;
  • NBI clearance;
  • Passport;
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippine (IBP) ID;
  • License issued by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC);
  • Certificate of Confirmation issued by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in case of members of ICCs or IPs; and
  • Any other valid ID.
All the documents mentioned above should bear with the applicant's signature, and address.

All applicants who fail to establish his/her identity by any mentioned above will not be issued with an application form while those pre-accomplished application form will not be accepted.

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