Mobile Passport / Consular Services and Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) Registration Held in Nagano
The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo deployed a joint consular and Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) registration team to Nagano on 15 September 2012, as part of the Embassy’s continuing commitment to reach out to Filipino nationals living outside the Tokyo area. The mission was held at the Suwako Heights Convention Hall in Okaya City, Nagano Prefecture.
There are approximately 4,000 registered Filipinos living in Nagano Prefecture.
A total of 103 Filipinos availed of passport services, 42 availed of notarial and civil registration services and 109 applied for OAV registration.
The consular team was composed of Third Secretary and Vice Consul Ryan Pondoc, Ms. Glorietta Piñero, Ms. Veronica Bernardino, Mr. Charlie Cinco, Mr. Baltazar Cortez, and Mr. Mars Zafra. The OAV team was composed of Second Secretary and Consul Christian De Jesus, Ms. Thelma Divino and Ms. Vanesa Sumera.
The Embassy coordinated with the Filipino community in Nagano to ensure a successful mission.
The Philippine Embassy will undertake joint consular and OAV missions to Sapporo later this month and Okinawa in October 2012.