Overseas Voting for the 2016 Philippine National Elections in Qatar started last April 9, 2016 and will run for a 30-day voting period to May 9, 2016. If you have registered to vote for the 2016 Philippine National Elections and want to check if you are able to cast a vote, here’s a Certified List of Overseas Voters posted by the Embassy of the Philippines in Doha.
Only those included in this list are allowed to vote. The Phil. embassy in Doha has posted the list from their website. You can see it here:
Click the Link to Download the Form
- State of Qatar – http://dohape.dfa.gov.ph/images/2016/Voters_IDs/Feb/09/landbased_without_details.pdf
- Seafarer – http://dohape.dfa.gov.ph/images/2016/Voters_IDs/Feb/09/seafarer_without_details.pdf
Pinoys in Qatar Who are Eligible to Vote in the Philippine Elections
Schedule for voting
- Sundays to Thursdays 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Fridays, Saturdays, and Holidays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (no break)
- Last day of voting (May 9, 2016) 7:00 AM – 12:00 NN (local time)
What to Bring When You Vote:
If your name is on the certified list of voters, published by the embassy and want to vote for the national elections, please bring your Qatar ID, passport, or any other identification cards clearly showing your photo.
I cannot find my name on the list. Can I still vote?
Those who are not on the list may have not registered before. So you will have to wait for the next election since only those who have registered before are eligible to vote.
The latest update from the Philippine Embassy in Doha through a social media site was 5,725 votes as of April 18, 2016. Ambassador Wilfredo Santos still encourages Filipinos to cast their vote as every vote counts.