14 February 2019 LONDON—The Philippine Embassy in London informs the public that the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC), pursuant to Resolution No. 10498, has provided the guidelines for the accreditation of mass media in connection with the conduct of overseas voting for the 2019 National Elections.

Members of the mass media who wish to cover the conduct of the Philippine national elections at the Embassy may submit their application with the following requirements:

  1. A fully accomplished accreditation application form;
  2. Two (2) recently taken 2”x2” colored photographs;
  3. Endorsement from the newspaper, television, radio station or internet news agency employing the applicant.

The period for the filing of accreditation is from 15 February 2019 to 31 March 2019. Application forms may be obtained from the Embassy, the COMELEC-Office for Overseas Voting, and may be downloaded from the COMELEC website ( and the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs website.

The full text of the guidelines may be viewed on this link: