Advisory on the 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) respectfully reminds the public that the deadline for the submission of the nominations to the 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations is on 15 June 2012.

 The Presidential Awards is a biennial search to recognize exceptional individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution to Philippine progress and development.  The Awards are also conferred on overseas Filipinos who have shown excellence and distinction in their work or profession.  Instituted in 1991, it has so far been conferred on 338 overseas-based individuals and organizations from 44 countries and territories.
The completed nomination and endorsement forms with supporting documents can also be submitted in two ways:
1. Online through the website:;
2.   By mail addressed to CFO at Citigold Center, 1345 Pres. Quirino Avenue     cor. South Superhighway, Manila, 1007 Philippines.

Please be reminded that all nominations submitted through mail or online must be received by the CFO on or before 15 June 2012. Non‐submission of the required documents may be a cause for disqualification of the nominee from the awards.

For more information regarding the Presidential Awards, you may reach the Awards Secretariat at tel. nos.: (632) 561‐8291 (632) 552‐4700 locals 761‐767, fax no. : (632) 561‐ 8291, or email addresses at and