The Philippine Consulate in Dubai will open its doors on Friday, September 24 for those overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who want to partake in the upcoming 2022 elections.
In a video message, Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes said that as of December 2019, only 35,000 Filipinos have registered.
“Mahigit kalahating milyon ang ating mga kababayan natin dito sa Dubai at Hilagang Emirates. Pero since December 2019, 35,000 pa lamang ang nakapagparehistro bilang overseas voters dito sa Konsulado natin,” he said.
Filipinos in the UAE may only register until September 30.
“I urge all my kababayans in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to please register as overseas voters dito po sa Philippine Consulate General sa Dubai. Magbook na po kayo ng appointment,” Cortes said.
Filipinos residing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates may book an appointment through this link: https://tinyurl.com/DubaiPCG-OVS.
After getting a confirmation, applicants should bring a copy of their passport and an accomplished Overseas Voters Registration Form which can be downloaded here.