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04/12/2014: CONSULAR OUTREACH: VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA IS NOW CLOSED

The Consular Outreach in Virginia Beach on 17 January 2015 is now closed.

The final list of all applicants, with the confirmed appointment schedule will be posted at the Embassy’s website www.philippineembassy-usa.org., a few days before the scheduled outreach.

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);

  1. 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 VIRGINIA BEACH 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 9 January 2015. 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.