Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Assistance at the Embassy

October 11, 2016

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Assistance at the Embassy

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that the American Citizen Services (ACS) unit will hold voting assistance hours on Wednesday October 12, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the U.S. Embassy.  ACS staff will be available to assist U.S. citizens with completion of their Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) or the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for the November 8, 2016 U.S. elections.

Please be prepared to include the following when completing your voting registration materials: 1) your voting residence address which is your last U.S. address or your legal U.S. residence address; and 2) your Social Security number or your State Driver’s License or ID number.  Voting materials will be collected by U.S. Embassy staff and forwarded to your local election official.

Click on this link for a video discussing Frequently Asked Questions regarding Absentee Voting in U.S. Elections:


For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel websitefor the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Philippines Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, located at 1201 Roxas Boulevard, at +(63) (2) 301-2000, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +(63) (2) 301-2000.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).