While the Filipino population in Vietnam is still not considered the largest in the region, it is one of the most politically engaged overseas Filipino voter communities in the world. As a consequence, our kababayans in this country are keen to find out if they are eligible to vote ahead of the 2022 national elections. To begin, go to the Philippine Embassy’s website and search for your name on the list of certified overseas voters.
The voter list for the 2022 elections has been made public by the Philippine Embassy in Vietnam. In the National and Local Elections, the most recent list of certified overseas voters (CLOV) will be utilized. This document can be used to identify Filipino voters residing in the region.
Philippine Elections 2022: List of Registered Filipino OFW Voters in Vietnam
The Philippines will hold presidential elections soon (but sooner for overseas absentee voters). And right now, everyone is following a variety of channels and platforms to assess each candidate’s objectives and points of view before determining whether or not to vote for them.
One of the documents you’ll need to consult in order to confirm your ability to vote in the upcoming elections is the list of certified overseas voters. The good news is that the procedure is straightforward.
Filipinos living abroad, such as in Vietnam, should be informed of the overseas voting method in order to have a nice and trouble-free election experience this year. This article will help you prepare for the election by outlining what to expect once the overseas voting process gets underway.
Philippine diplomatic posts may be able to help overseas Filipinos who have registered to vote in the elections. Citizens will be guided through the voting processes in the upcoming elections by officials from the Philippine embassy. Before voting in the Philippine national elections from Vietnam, make sure your name is on the country’s list of certified overseas voters (CLOV).
Certified List of Overseas Voters in Hanoi, Vietnam
By visiting their website or phoning their office, the Philippine embassy can give you the most up-to-date information and help on national elections and abroad voting in your host country. Click on the link below to see who has registered to vote in the 2022 Philippine national elections from Vietnam.
- Land-based Overseas Filipino Voters in Vietnam: https://comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/OverseasVoting/2022NLE/CLOV/ASIA_PAC/HANOI.pdf
Please contact the country’s embassy if you are a Filipino resident in Vietnam and require assistance with the overseas voting procedure or authenticating your information on the CLOV. Despite its length, the list is organized alphabetically to make it easier to navigate. COMELEC officials may also make notes or write remarks on the list. To verify your voter’s details from the list, use the simple shortcut offered in the following section.
Tip: Use CTRL + F to avoid having to scroll through a big list of names. There will be a search window on the internet where you may enter your last name to see if your information is available. Double-check that your name is spelled correctly and that the field contains no additional spaces or characters, as the document is case-sensitive.
You will be eligible to vote in the Philippine presidential elections in 2022 if your name appears on the country’s list of recognized abroad voters. Overseas voters will be allowed to vote from April 27 to May 9.
Question: What if I’m not on the list, can I still vote?
Answer: This election will be closed to everyone who has not registered to vote. Those who are unable to vote this year must register for future elections once the current election cycle has ended. By following this guide, you may vote in Vietnam or from anywhere else in the globe.
How to Find your name in the list of overseas voters?
The list of registered voters is accessible in PDF format on the website of the Philippine diplomatic representation in Vietnam. Everything you’ll need to participate in the overseas voting procedure is on this list.
What does it mean if my name is included in the list of Overseas Voters?
This indicates that you have registered to vote and will be able to vote in the upcoming election.
What if my name is not on the list of registered voters?
Unfortunately, you will be unable to vote in the national elections in the Philippines in 2022. You must register to vote before the following election cycle if you wish to vote in future elections.
I registered as an overseas absentee voter in 2013 and I was able to vote in the 2013 and 2016 National Elections but was unable to vote in 2019 National Elections. Do I still need to apply for certification to vote abroad?
Both the national voter list and the National Register of Overseas Voters would include your name. If you do not vote in your host country in 2022, your name will be removed from the list.
I registered as an overseas voter in 2019 but I know I will be in the Philippines come May 2022. Can I vote in the 2022 elections in the Philippines?
Yes, but you must also submit a Letter of Request for Registration Transfer to the COMELEC-OFOV from the embassy or consulate of your host nation in Manila.
When will the list of certified absentee voters in Vietnam be released?
Within 120 days of the official election campaign period, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will transmit a list of verified foreign voters to various diplomatic missions across the world.
The COMELEC announced in an official statement: “Preparation and Posting of Certified List of Overseas Absentee Voters. – The Commission shall prepare the Certified List of Overseas Absentee Voters within one hundred twenty (120) days before every election, and furnish within the same period copies thereof to the appropriate embassies, consulates, and other foreign service establishments, which shall post the same in their bulletin boards within ten (10) days from receipt thereof.”
Reminders When Voting During PH Elections
The government values citizens’ votes because they allow Filipinos from all over the world to participate in political and social issues in their homeland. The ideal candidate will be capable of dealing with the country’s current condition while also projecting a favorable image of Filipinos across the world.
Remember To Vote Wisely
When selecting a leader, voters should examine the candidates’ principles and personality attributes. These will aid us in making an informed judgment when it comes time to elect a new president. Only those with extraordinary ambitions and goals for the people and the country should be considered for positions of leadership. Examine the policies of the candidates to see if they try to better the lives of Filipinos in other countries.
The Importance of Overseas Voting
There is a lot riding on the next national elections. Furthermore, the significance of votes cast by Filipinos living abroad cannot be emphasized. Over a million Filipinos have left the country to live or work in foreign countries. Their earnings contribute to the Philippines’ economic growth.
Despite the country’s small Filipino population, Filipinos in Hanoi and other regions of the country are connected by their ties to the country, their families, and their shared experiences of living overseas for decades or more.
They have a say in how their families manage their houses because the majority of these folks are breadwinners. As a result, every vote cast by a Filipino living overseas is significant; make sure yours is as well.
As Election Day approaches, we only have a few weeks to prepare for the new leaders who will lead our country down a new road.
Many people are surprised by the number of people who have demonstrated their competence to lead the country, as well as the presence of questionable candidates claiming to be “the one” – but isn’t this true of every election?
As a result, your vote will be critical in electing a president with the skills and experience needed to lead the country through these difficult times.
It would be excellent to have a leader who could fix the country’s present challenges while also projecting a favorable image to the rest of the world.
If the country wants to fulfill its goals, it will need leaders who are committed to democracy and freedom. When we pick the leaders for future elections, it is vital that we all work together to build the country. Let us, regardless of where we are in the globe, use our united strength, as seen by our votes, to develop our home nation, the Philippines.
Will you be allowed to vote in the next elections now that the official list of abroad voters has been made public? How was the verification procedure carried out under the supervision and guidance of the Philippine diplomatic representation in Vietnam? Do you have any advice for Filipinos preparing to vote in the national elections this year? Is there anything else you’d like to tell other Filipinos who could find themselves in your situation? Please let us know what you think in the comments section below. Also, please share this information with any friends or family members who might be interested.
Embassy of Philippines in Hanoi, Vietnam
ADDRESS: 27-B Tran Hung Dao Street, Hà Nội (Hanoi), Vietnam
PHONE LOCAL: (04) 3943.7873
FAX LOCAL: (04) 3943.5760
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