Embassy of the Philippines > Embassy of the Philippines DC >> Announcements

Announcements

10/09/2015: NEW APPOINTMENT SYSTEM FOR CONSULAR SERVICES APPLICANTS OF THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY, WASHINGTON, DC

Effective Monday, 14 September 2015, the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC will begin implementing an appointment system for applicants of various consular services, including passport renewals, notarial services, and civil registration.

The appointment system will allow applicants to avoid long queues and to complete their transactions within a predetermined period. Walk-ins will still be entertained on a first come-first served basis.

Requests for appointment should be sent to consularapp@gmail.com. In the request, kindly indicate in the subject line the applicant's family name, type of transaction, and preferred date for processing in the following format: (SURNAME), (type of transaction), (mm.dd.yyyy). For example, AQUINO, passport renewal, 09.14.2015. In case of multiple transactions, please provide details in the body of the email.

Kindly note the schedule allotted for the corresponding services, as follows:

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

AM

Passport Renewals

Civil Registration

Notarials

Civil
Registration

Notarials

PM

Notarials

Passport
Renewals

Passport Renewals

Passport Renewals

Passport
Renewals

 

Applicants will receive a confirmation email with the exact time of the appointment (10 minutes blocked time for the authentication and civil registration; 15 minutes block time for passport applications) and the corresponding list of requirements. Said confirmation should be presented at the counter upon arrival. Applicants are reminded to come at their appointed time with complete documentation. Those who arrive late for their appointments would have to transact along with other walk-in applicants on a first come-first served basis.

Civil registration and notarial applications can be released to the applicant in the afternoon of the same day (5 p.m. for Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday transactions and 3 p.m. for Wednesday and Friday transactions).