Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV)

Frequently Asked Questions on Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) Registration


Overseas Filipinos may file applications for registration / certification and transfer of registration records to enable them to vote in the 13 May 2013 Senatorial and Party List Representative elections.


The registration period is from 02 November 2011 until 31 October 2012, Mondays to Fridays from 9 am to 1:30 pm and from 2:30 to 6 pm, except during regular and declared Philippine and Spanish holidays.


Philippine Embassy c/ Eresma 2, Madrid 28002.

Field and mobile registration will also be conducted during consular outreach missions at selected locations.  Announcements will be made.


All Filipino citizens, born on or before 13 May 1995, not otherwise disqualified by law, and residing in Spain and Andorra.


Applicants must personally appear at the Embassy or at any designated registration area and bring the original and photocopy of the following documents:

  • Valid Philippine passport
  • Residence card (tarjeta de residencia)
  • For dual citizens: Order of Approval or Oath of Allegiance
  • For seafarers: Seaman’s Book

Application forms may be downloaded here.

For queries, please email info@philembassymadrid.com and indicate “OAV Registration” in the subject line, or visit the COMELEC website at www.comelec.gov.ph.