The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently issued several announcements regarding passport application recently. Here they are:
- Beware of Passport Fixers. Apparently there are swindlers that charges exorbitant fees in exchange of a passport appointment. The DFA reminds the public that setting of passport appointment is Free. You can do so by calling telephone number 737-1000 and by logging in to www.epassport.com.ph
- DFA Satellite Office in POEA – Since June 22, the satellite office of the DFA at the POEA main office in Ortigas reopens. It is now ready to serve OFWs on their passport needs.
- OFWs Are Exempted From The Appointment System- A statement from the FA-OCA said, “Returning OFWs and those that are due for overseas deployment can have their passports processed immediately provided that they present documents that show there are jobs waiting for them in their countries of destination.
For more information, visit www.dfa.gov.ph