DFA Adds Personnel For Passport Processing

Bonjour. Mabuhay.

News regarding DFA passport processing:
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MANILA, Philippines—To cope with the unprecedented increase in the number of people applying for passport applications, the Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) has added 500 new appointment slots to the usual 4,500 appointments available each working day for passport applicants.

The DFA-OCA has also allotted 1,500 appointment slots on Saturdays. The passport office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

The measure adds 18,000 new appointment slots per month, which brings the total appointment slots to 106,000 per month.

The DFA advises the public to file their passport applications at least 12 weeks before their intended date of travel.

Earlier, the DFA also announced that it had extended the validity of current expiring passports of applicants who have urgent travel needs.

The agency explained the move was prompted by the “unprecedented increase in applications and other technical concerns” that caused delay in the processing and releasing of passports.http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/nation/view/20110507-335100/DFA-adds-personnel-for-passport-processing

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13 thoughts on “DFA Adds Personnel For Passport Processing

  1. Magandang hapon po.magtatanong sana ako complito po ako ng document.lahat meron.ang tanong ko lang tanggap po ba sa korea ang late rigestration.27 naku kaya noong 2013 lang ako narihistro.salamt po.kasi sa japan di ako tanggap sa taiwan hindi kasi more than 23 years akung na late.ok ba sa korea salamt

  2. Good day sir,
    Ask ko lang po sana if okay na mga docs ko. Late registered kc ako last 2013. Mga docs na nsakin ngaun are:
    DRIVERS LICENSE, EMPLOYMENT ID, BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE WITH DRY SEAL, NBI CLEARANCE, CEDULA FROM LAST YEAR AND THIS YEAR, BRGY. CLEARANCE, POSTAL ID. Ngaun na pong October 14 ang appointment ko sa DFA ALABANG. PLEASE TULUNGAN NYO PO AKONG MALINAWAN, kc yung iba hinihingan pa daw ng mga old school ids. Maraming Salamat po, God bless!

      1. yes meron po ako bc fron NSO and LCR, matagal pa daw ma release ang voters id, i only have the stub po sir when I registered sa comelec. wala po ang form 137 ko. 😔 yan lang po lahat.. with all the documents that i have po maghahanap pa rn po ba cla ng ibang proof.
        I already have 8 docs na po, 9 including my bc. 😔

        all in all i have:
        1.) BC from NSO (late registered in 2013)
        2.) Drivers License
        3.) Baptismal certificate with dry seal,
        4.) Comelec Registration Receipt/stub,
        5.) EMPLOYMENT ID
        6.) NBI Clearance
        7.) Brgy. Clearance
        8.) cedula from last yr & this year
        9.Postal ID

        Please let ne know your thoughts and evaluatiob po master. Next week na po appointment ko.

        Thank you so much.

      1. Sis galing aq nung may 14 sa DFA.,i have Tin I.D, NBI CLEARANCE, postal ID and 1st yr HIGHSCHOOL ID.,know what?! Hnd nla tinanggap TIN ID q kht na my other supporting docs aq gya ng NBI CLEARANCE.,sbi q wla rn akong voters ung school i.d q na 1st yr highschool ayaw pa nla tanggapin dhl hnd daw aq un.,kya gnwa q dnala q ung year book q at ipinakita q saan aq don pina photocopy q pa ung page na andun aq kya un tinanggap nla.,😊

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