Voting for the Philippines Election in the UAE? We have a checklist

The variety of Abroad Filipino citizens in the UAE has actually raised by virtually 50 percent from the last governmental political elections in 2016, making the UAE one of the most vote-rich nation for the 2022 Philippine political elections.

This powerful number, which converts to UAE audit to 17 percent of the approximated 1.7 million Abroad Filipino citizens throughout the globe is attended substantially affect the end result of the Philippines nationwide political elections.

Right here’s a list that will certainly aid you evaluate the prospects that can lead the nation to healing in the following 6 years:

On the house of corruption

The battle versus corruption begins with the leading management to the most affordable rungs of federal government. If the administration is corrupt right from the top, corruption comes to be a vicious circle, and also the complete weight of its worry drops on the masses. Seek an invoice. Does your leader pay due responsibilities. Does your leader have incorruptible ethical authority and also honesty?


Trick to destroy corruption is choosing leading leaders that require openness in all federal government deals, specifically in budget plan info disclosure in order to protect against economic abuse. Accessibility to such a vital info equips the Filipino individuals and also holds the federal government answerable. It influences a more powerful depend on in between the federal government and also the general public, and also urges financial investments, which is quite required to aid the Philippines get better from the effect of the pandemic.

Tested performance history

OFWs need to value tried and tested performance history over the name of the prospect. Analyze just how the prospect has actually equipped the underserved, made a constant initiative to get to and also bring help to calamity-stricken locations, and also attained credible audit ranking as a public authorities. You can ensure that such a leader will certainly use sandals to get to those at the end of culture if chosen.

The Abroad Absentee ballot will certainly run till May 9, 2022, with routines as complies with:

Philippine Consular Office in the UAE (for Abu Dhabi/ Al Ain/ Al Dhafra)

11 April to 8 May: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

9 May (Monday): 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Area: W-48, Road No. 8, Market 2-23, Story 51, Al Qubaisat, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Philippine Consular Office in Dubai (for Dubai/ Sharjah/ Ajman/ Fujairah/ Ras Al Khaimah/ Umm Al Quwain):

10 April– 8 May: 8:00 am– 9:00 pm

9 May: 8:00 am– 3:00 pm

Area: Suite 234-851 Al Qusais 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Right here’s your 8-step overview on just how to cast your ballot

1. Prior to appearing to elect, make certain that your name shows up on the licensed checklist of Abroad Citizens. Inspect below

2. Bring any one of the following:

• Initial legitimate Philippine key

• Emirates ID (for Filipinos in the UAE)

• or Seafarers’ publication (for seafarers)

• For double residents, Recognition Certificate/Order of Authorization will certainly be an extra demand

3. At the ballot district, come close to the survey staff to validate your identification.

4. Attach your trademark prior to obtaining the folded up tally, privacy folder, in addition to a pen.

5. Continue to your assigned booth/seat and also cast your ballot.

6. Shield the ovals representing the name/s of the candidate/s you desire to choose.

7. Hand the tally over to the Unique Board of Elections Inspectors and also placed it right into the equipment.

8. Await the invoice from the equipment and also location it right into the assigned box.

Resources: DFA, Comelec, Facility for Traveler Campaigning For

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