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08/07/2010: Embassy Conducts Consular Outreach in Virginia Beach

The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC conducted successfully its first mobile ePassport services in Virginia Beach at the office space provided by Roy Estaris and  Naomi Fitzwilliam of The Travel Outlet Inc. from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm on July 2, 2010.

The consular team composed of Consul General Domingo Nolasco, Sofronio Cortel, Janeth Falsis, Lyra Ocampo, and Abraham Agustin, also processed on-site 94 applications for electronic passports, notarization of documents, registration of births and marriages, and 35 petitions for dual citizenship.

On July 3, 2010, the consular team participated in the 2010 Fil-Am Friendship Day Festival in Virginia, Beach. During the festival, the team promoted the benefits of the electronic passport and urged the Filipino attendees to ensure that their current passports are valid for at least six months.

Consular Assistants Janeth Falsis and Lyra Ocampo of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. taking the portrait, thumbprints and digital signatures of ePassport applicants through the data capturing machines during the outreach services in Virginia Beach on July 2, 2010.

Consul General Domingo Nolasco administering the oath of allegiance in Virginia Beach  on July 2, 2010  to former Filipinos who reacquired/retained  their Philippine citizenship.

Washington DC PE Consular team parading during the 2010 Fil-Am Friendship Day Festival in Virginia Beach on July 3, 2010.