Comelec to Resume Issuing Voter's Certificate May 10

Here's how to apply.
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The Commission on Elections said Saturday it would resume on May 10, the issuance of voter's certifications at its main office in Intramuros, Manila. 

A voter's certification serves as a valid identification of a Filipino voter and can be presented as valid ID in all government agencies or private offices.

Registered voters may apply for a voter's certification from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Comelec's National Central File Division (NCFD) satellite office, located at the back of Chowking in FEMII Building, Extension Cabildo Street cor. A. Soriano Avenue, Intramuros, Manila.

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said applications for the issuance of voter's certification are by appointment only.

"Together with our 'no-face mask, no-face shield, no entry-policy,' this will ensure that we are protecting the safety of the public, even while NCR Plus remains under Modified Community Quarantine," he said.

Here's how to apply for a voter's certification:

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  1. Set an appointment via the Facebook Page of Comelec-NCFD accessible through this link: (
  2. Go to and fill out the online Voter Certification Request Form. Click "Submit" to forward the accomplished form to the Comelec.
  3. Comelec will email an Appointment Confirmation Slip to the email of the applicant. The applicant should print out the appointment slip.
  4. Go to the Comelec-NCFD satellite office on the date and time of appointment. Present the appointment slip and other documentary requirements. Proceed to payment and await the release of the voter's certification.

Here's what you need to know on the day of your appointment:

  1. At the Comelec-NCFD satellite office, present one valid ID and its photocopy.
  2. Pay the P75 fee.
  3. An authorized representative may transact on behalf of the applicant. The representative should present an authorization letter, his valid ID and its photocopy.

Comelec said the voter's certification is free of charge for senior citizens, persons with disability, members of the Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous Cultural Communities, and solo parents.

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