PWD who is:
Any person who has not reached the required voting age or period of residence on the day of registration but will possess such qualifications on election day may register as a voter.
A PWD who has previously registered but who has not indicated the type of disability, or who may have developed/manifested such disability after having been registered.
The PWD shall then be allowed to update their registration record and to indicate the type of assistance they need during the election day by accomplishing the supplementary data in the Certification/Attestation by Assistor Form.
Registration period is until October 31, 2012.
At the Office of the Election Officer which has jurisdiction of the place where you are residing or in satellite registration sites as announced by your local COMELEC Office.
The office of the EO shall provide express lane and give priority/preferential treatment to PWDs, elderly, detainees and pregnant applicants.
One valid identification card (ID):
In certain cases, other documents like birth certificate (for new registrants) and proof of billing to establish residency may also be asked.
In case a valid ID cannot be presented, the applicant may be identified under oath by any registered voter of the precinct, or by any of his relatives within the fourth civil degree of consanguinity or affinity.
A PWD who cannot himself accomplish an application for registration shall be assisted by any of the following in the preparation of his application form:
In no case shall an assistor assist more than three (3) times except the EO. All assistors must be of voting age.
What is the procedure in registration?
Note: Check the disability and the assistance needed during the election day. For example, a person who is a wheelchair user should check:
However, if the PWD does not need assistance as he/she is capable of moving freely and can vote without the need of an assistor, he may check:
For inquiries, you may call or text:
This is a publication produced by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and supported by funding from the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through The Asia Foundation. AusAID is the Australian Government’s overseas aid agency. The view expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of AusAID.
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