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20/08/2009: Embassy's Consular Section to Open on August 31, 2009 for OAV Registration

The Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. will be closed on August 31, 2009 (Monday), in observance of National Heroes Day, but the Consular Section will open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to allow citizens of the Philippines to file applications for registration/certification as overseas absentee voters (OAV) before the end of the registration period on August 31, 2009.

Ambassador Willy C. Gaa appeals to all citizens of the Philippines in the United States who are at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the election and who wish to vote for President, Vice-President, Senators and Party List Representatives for the 10 May 2010 National Elections to file their applications for registration/certification as OAV on or before August 31, 2009. END.