[PARTNER] Overseas Voting Reminders

Reminders for Filipino voters from the Consulate General of San Francisco and the Commission of Filipinos Overseas

Notices to the Public

Certified List of Overseas Filipino Voters

The Commission on Elections announces the adoption of the Automated Election System Modified Postal Voting at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco for purpose of the April 9, 2016 to May 9, 2016 overseas voting period.  

All registered overseas voters of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, who wish to receive their ballots through the mail should submit their request to the Special Ballot Reception and Custody Group (SBRCG) on or before April 22, 2016 by:

1.  Filing their written request personally or sending the same through the following:

2.  Calling telephone number +1-415-433-6666 ext. 888 attn: Mr. Michael Angeles / Ms. Shiela De Jesus Tabo

All requests filed after April 22, 2016 will no longer be entertained.  

Overseas Voter's ID

The Commission on Elections is in the process of issuing and releasing Voter's IDs.  

Filipino overseas voters whose names appear in any of the lists contained in the following links may claim either personally or through their authorized representatives their voter's ID at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco.  

List 1: Voter IDs
List 2: Voter IDs
List 3: Voter IDs

Those who have yet to receive their IDs may inquire on the status of printing and distribution thereof with the Philippine Consulate General through:

Email: vote@philippinessanfrancisco.org
Fax: 415-421-2641
Phone: 415-433-6666 ext. 888

or at the COMELEC's Office for Overseas Voting through telephone number (+63)(2)521-2951 to 52 or email overseasvoting@comelec.gov.ph

Final Testing and Sealing of Vote Counting Machines

The Final Testing and Sealing (FTS) in San Francisco will be held at the Philippine Consulate General  on April 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

All candidates, registered political parties, coalition of political parties, associations and organizations, participating in the party-list system of representation are hereby notified accordingly. All  interested parties are invited to observe the FTS. 


The ballot packets of some voters have been returned to the Consulate General due to incomplete addresses or change of address.

The list of returned ballots has been posted on the Consulate’s website www.philippinessanfrancisco.org.

The list is constantly being updated. 

Given the proximity of the end of the voting period on May 9, 2:00 a.m. (local time), voters are advised to immediately contact the Consulate General to either have their ballots mailed to their new addresses or personally pick up the said ballots from the Consulate General’s Special Ballot Reception and Custody Group (SBRCG) at the Voting Center, 2F Philippine Center Building, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108. 

Other contact details:

Email: vote@philippinessanfrancisco.org
Phone: 415-433 6666 ext 888
Fax:     415-421 2641


Voters who have received their ballots are reminded to mail back their accomplished ballots as soon as possible in order for USPS to be able to deliver them  to the Consulate General  on or before  May 7 (Saturday)  in time for the May 9 (Monday) 2:00 a.m. deadline for the receipt of ballots.  

Please be informed that USPS does not deliver mails on Sundays. Voters who want to make sure their ballots are received by the Consulate General before 2:00 am of May 9, 2016 may wish to personally deliver their accomplished ballots at the Consulate’s Voting Center, which is open daily (including Saturdays and Sundays) from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

On Sunday, May 8, the Voting Center will be open from 9:00 am to 2:00 am of May 9.