When is the Best Time to Get a Passport Appointment Online?

If you are still having a hard time getting a passport appointment with the DFA, here’s some good news for you! The DFA opens at least 10,000 appointment slots daily and you are sure to be able to book one if you go online at the right time. According to yesterday’s advisory, 5,000 slots areContinue reading “When is the Best Time to Get a Passport Appointment Online?”

Updated Requirements When Getting A Student’s Driving Permit

Did you know that the LTO regularly updates the requirements for the issuance of a student’s driving permit?  If you are planning on getting one this year, read this. Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must be: At least 17 years old; Physically and mentally fit to operate a motor vehicle. Able to read and write inContinue reading “Updated Requirements When Getting A Student’s Driving Permit”

How to Avail Paternity Benefits in the Philippines

We are all familiar with maternity leave but not everyone may be well-versed with paternity leave and benefits.  Some of my guy friends are not even aware that there is such a thing.  So today’s blog will be all about the paternity leave and other benefits that soon-to-be fathers can take advantage of. Read on!Continue reading “How to Avail Paternity Benefits in the Philippines”

SB 1629: Fresh Grads Exempted from Paying Government Documents and Clearance Fees

Since most (if not all!) first-time job applicants have very limited financial resources to support their job-hunting, the government is now pushing to get the First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act approved and implemented.  This bill seeks to waive the fees and charges on government documents and clearances that are required by offices and establishments from applicants.Continue reading “SB 1629: Fresh Grads Exempted from Paying Government Documents and Clearance Fees”

New DFA Passport Releasing Period Starts Today!

The long wait is indeed, over!  Today, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announces the shortened releasing period for regular and express passport processing.  This is good news to Pinoy travelers who rely on the speed and efficiency of DFA to produce and deliver their passports on time. Beginning today, October 1, 2018, passport applicantsContinue reading “New DFA Passport Releasing Period Starts Today!”