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22/08/2014: CONSULAR OUTREACH IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA - CLOSED

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Council for Filipino American Organizations (CFAO) is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Orlando, Florida on:

Schedule : 27 September 2014, Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

28 September 2014, Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Venue : Marks Street Senior Center, 99 East Marks Street,
Orlando, FL 32803

The Consular Outreach in Orlando, FL is now closed

Services To Be Rendered:

1. Processing of applications for issuance or renewal of Philippine passport

2. Processing of authentication/ acknowledgement of legal documents

3. Administration of oaths to former Filipinos under the Dual Citizenship Law 
on 28 September 2014 (Sunday) at 2:30 p.m.

4. Registration of Overseas Voters for the 2016 Philippine Presidential 
Election.

Passport Services: Passport applicants are no longer required to bring 
passport photos since they will have their pictures taken using ePassport data 
capturing machines at the outreach site. However, they still need to bring other 
necessary requirements, such as their current passport, photocopy of the 
passport data page, and the passport application form which may be downloaded 
from the Embassy’s website at http://philippineembassy-usa.org/uploads/pdfs/
passport.pdf
. Applicants are advised to bring $60.00 in cash or postal money 
order payable to the Philippine Embassy, as passport application fee. An 
additional fee (as administrative fee) may be imposed by the organizer which will 
be used to pay for the rental of the venue and other miscellaneous expenses.

The application for Philippine passport is strictly by appointment only.
Appointments will be automatically scheduled as they are received. No
request for specific time slots will be entertained. Those applicants who are
not able to secure confirmed appointments will not be accommodated.

Note:

1. Personal appearance is required in all cases (including applicants who are 
65 years old and above and minors who are below 18 years old);

2. The applicant must be in decent attire (no sleeveless and/or collarless 
attire) and without eyeglasses/colored contact lenses.


Report of Birth (to be mailed to the Embassy PRIOR to the outreach)
: The birth of a Filipino child in the US should be reported/registered with 
the Philippine National Statistics Office through the Embassy. See http://
www.philippineembassy-usa.org/philippines-dc/consular-services-dc/
for
requirements and the application form. This is particularly needed if you
wish to apply for a Philippine passport for a child born in the US of Filipino
parent/s. Fee is $25.00 in cash or postal money order.

Applicants have to secure an appointment before going to the venue by sending 
an e-mail request/application for appointment at the aforementioned e-mail address.

Report of Marriage (to be mailed to the Embassy PRIOR to the outreach)
: Applicants who wish to change their last name from maiden to married name 
are required to apply for a Report of Marriage (ROM), if their marriage took place 
in the U.S. The requirements and application form needed to report a marriage 
between two Filipinos, or a Filipino and a non-Filipino national, solemnized under 
the jurisdiction of the Embassy, can be found at the Embassy’s website at http:/
/www.philippineembassy-usa.org/philippines-dc/consular-services-dc/
. Fee is 
$25.00 in cash or postal money order.

Legalization of Documents: Applicants should personally bring their
original document to be authenticated/acknowledged, together with
their original valid photo ID with signature (e.g. Passport or State ID card), 
and a photocopy each of the document to be authenticated and the ID card. 
Fee is US$25.00 in cash or postal money order, per document and/or per 
copy. Applicants also have to secure an appointment before going to
the venue by sending an e-mail request/application for appointment to
outreachapp@philippinesusa.org (with ORLANDO FLORIDA OUTREACH on
the subject line).

Documents to be authenticated/acknowledged will not be processed in the
venue but will have to be brought to the Embassy in Washington, D.C., for
processing and will be sent by mail to the address of the applicant.

Dual Citizenship (to be mailed to the Embassy PRIOR to the outreach):
Former Filipinos may take advantage of the presence of the Consular officers 
at the outreach to reacquire Philippine citizenship. Applicants may visit http:/
/www.philippineembassy-usa.org/philippines-dc/consular-services-dc/
for the 
requirements and application form, which should be received by the Embassy 
after completion on or before 19 September 2014. Fee is US$50.00 in cash or 
postal money order.

Applicants who have already taken the oath of allegiance at the venue and who 
wish to apply for a Philippine passport will have to secure prior appointment/slot 
and comply with the following requirements:

1. One photocopy each of the Identification Certificate (I.C.) and the Oath of 
Allegiance;

2. Original Philippine passport and photocopy of passport’s data page;

3. If passport is lost, Philippine National Statistics Office (NSO) birth 
certificate;

4. For married women, Report of Marriage (if marriage was solemnized 
abroad) or NSO Marriage Contract (if marriage was solemnized in the 
Philippines;

5. One photocopy of a state ID, driver’s license or any other valid photo ID.

Self-addressed stamped envelopes (Express/Priority Mail with tracking
number) will be available at the venue for the convenience of interested
applicants.