Today is the last day for overseas Pakistanis' voter registration. Election Commission of Pakistan had extended the date from September 15 to September 17.

The commission has asked overseas Pakistanis to take advantage of the extended time and ensure their registration so they can vote in the upcoming by-election on 14th of next month.

All registered voters can cast their votes between 8 am and 6 pm (Pakistan Standard Time) on polling day, the official added.

He further added a letter had been written to the secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to educate the overseas Pakistanis in the registration process and to extend all possible assistance to them.

The official added, the eligibility criteria for overseas Pakistanis to register and cast vote is to have a machine-readable passport (MRP), National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) and a valid email address.

A website has been developed by the ECP and NADRA to raise awareness and encourage them to register for i-voting with instruction in both English and Urdu, he added.