Certified List of OFW Voters (CLOV) in Italy

With Election Day fast approaching, Filipinos residing in Italy who have registered to vote can now verify their eligibility to vote from abroad by accessing the certified list of OFW voters on the Philippine Foreign Mission’s website.

The Philippine Embassy in Italy will soon release a list of registered Filipino voters, which can be accessed through their website or by contacting the embassy. Filipinos in the capital and other parts of the country can easily find their names and details in the files below. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to exercise your right to vote and have a say in shaping the future of the Philippines!

Filipinos residing in Italy are provided with a unique opportunity to actively participate in their homeland’s democratic process.

The Philippine Embassy in Rome has made commendable preparations to ensure that every eligible Filipino in Italy can exercise their right to vote in the 2025 Philippine national elections.

The embassy has organized a “field registration” event scheduled for the 28th and 29th of October 2023, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, at the Basilica dell’Incoronata Madre del Buon Consiglio in Naples.

This initiative serves as a convenience for those who may find it challenging to visit the embassy in Rome for voter registration.

Moreover, the requirements have been clearly laid out: an original passport along with a copy is necessary, and for dual citizens, an original and a copy of the “Identification Certificate” are required.

One of the major benefits of this outreach is the non-requirement of appointments, making the registration process seamless and accessible.

The embassy’s proactive steps underscore their commitment to promoting civic responsibility among Filipinos in Italy.

Certified List of Overseas Voters in Italy

Filipinos living in Italy should familiarize themselves with the overseas voting process to ensure a smooth and hassle-free election experience. The Philippine Embassy is available to guide registered overseas Filipino voters through the election process.

Staff from the Philippine Embassy will provide directions on how to cast your vote in the upcoming elections. Before participating in the Philippine national elections from Italy, make sure to confirm that your name is included in the country’s Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV).

As of the writing of this article, the Philippine Embassy in this region has NOT yet published the updated CLOV for the forthcoming 2025 elections. Keep an eye out for additional updates, whether from the Philippine Embassy or this blog, as we will disseminate all relevant information once it becomes public.

If you are a Filipino resident in Italy and require help with the overseas voting process or need to verify your details on the CLOV, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Embassy. The list is arranged alphabetically for easier navigation. Additionally, COMELEC officials may annotate the list with notes or comments. To validate your voter information from the list, you can use the quick shortcut provided in the next section.

Tip: To avoid scrolling through an extensive list of names, simply use the CTRL + F function. This will bring up a search box where you can type in your last name to find your details. Remember, the search function is case-sensitive, so make sure your name is entered correctly, and that there are no extra spaces or characters in the search field.

How to Find Your Name in List of Absentee Voters in Italy

Visit the website where the Philippine Embassy in Italy has displayed the Certified List of OFW Voters (CLOV). The list is sorted alphabetically by last names for easy navigation.

Locate the PDF file that matches the first letter of your last name and click to open it. The list is segmented into various PDFs, each one dedicated to a particular range of last names in alphabetical order.

Thoroughly review the list to find your name. If you discover it, that’s excellent news! You are qualified to vote in the forthcoming elections.

  • If your name appears on the list, this confirms that you’ve successfully registered for overseas voting and are eligible to participate in the important decisions of the upcoming COMELEC national elections.
  • If your name is not on the list, don’t be discouraged! This simply means you won’t be participating in this election cycle. However, you can prepare for future elections.

How to Vote in Philippine Elections at the Philippine Embassy in Italy

Step 1: Confirm Your Right to Vote

First, ensure your name is listed on the Philippine Embassy in Italy’s Certified List of Overseas Voters. This confirms your voting eligibility.

Step 2: Show Valid ID

Approach the Special Board of Election Inspectors (SBEI) and present a valid form of identification, such as your passport, to verify your identity.

Step 3: Acquire Your Ballot

Upon verification, sign the voter register and collect your voting ballot. Inspect it for any signs of damage or marking.

Step 4: Enter the Voting Zone

Move to the assigned voting space. The SBEI will provide you with a folder and a pen to maintain the confidentiality of your vote.

Step 5: Complete the Ballot

Carefully adhere to the guidelines to fill out your ballot without any extra markings or mistakes.

Step 6: Make Thoughtful Choices

You may select one President, one Vice President, a maximum of twelve Senators, and one Party List. Be cautious not to overvote.

Step 7: Hand in Your Filled Ballot

Go back to the SBEI and insert your completed ballot into the Vote Counting Machine (VCM).

Step 8: Wait for Receipt

Stand by as your voter’s receipt is being printed. Do not pull it out yourself; it serves as evidence of your vote.

Step 9: Verify Your Choices

Examine your voter’s receipt to ensure that all your selections have been correctly documented.

Step 10: Dispose of the Receipt

If everything is accurate, place your voter’s receipt in the designated box for Voter’s Receipts. Remember, taking pictures or making copies is not allowed.

Step 11: Report Any Issues

If you find any discrepancies, inform the SBEI immediately. However, be aware that making false allegations is prohibited.

Step 12: Leave the Voting Location

Well done! You’ve successfully cast your vote at the Philippine Embassy in Italy. Thank you for participating in this vital democratic activity.

Contact Information of the Philippine Embassy in Italy

Address: Via Aurelia 290A, Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy
Telephone number: +390639746621
Office hours: Weekdays, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Website: https://www.romepe.dfa.gov.ph/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PHinItaly

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