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04/07/2016: Effective JULY 5, 2016: CONSULAR SECTION will move to the CHANCERY ANNEX at 1617 Massachusetts Avenue NW (Read more)

IMPORTANT CONSULAR SECTION UPDATES:

Effective Tuesday, 5 July 2016, the Consular Section will serve the public from the Chancery Annex located at 1617 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20036.

In preparation for this move, the Consular Section will be closed to the public on Friday, 1 July 2016.

To serve the public better, the following changes will be strictly implemented in the conduct of consular services:

 

NATURE OF APPLICATION

PROCESSING SCHEDULE

RELEASING SCHEDULE

Legalization (Notarial / Authentication / Other Certification)

Civil Registration (Reports of Birth, Death and Marriage, Consular Mortuary Certificate)

Travel Document

Passport Extension

WEEKDAYS

9.00 AM - 12.30 PM

SAME DAY

3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

WEEKDAYS

12.31 PM - 3.00 PM

NEXT DAY

3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Dual Citizenship

WEEKDAYS

9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

(receipt of applications only)

WEDNESDAYS at 1:30 PM

(Oath-taking schedule to be determined at the time of application)

Passport (New / Renewal)

WEEKDAYS

9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Within 6-8 weeks from application

3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Visa

 

 

WEEKDAYS

9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Two days after application

3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

 

(Except for foreign government officials being assigned to the Philippines who will be notified by Visa Officer upon availability of visa)

 

Due to space constraints, only the applicants themselves will be permitted to enter the consular premises. The following may be accompanied by 1 person:  those with obvious physical disability; those unable to read or write; those over 65 years of age AND with obvious physical disability OR unable to read or write; and, those under 18 years of age.

No food and drinks will be allowed within the consular premises.

No photos or videos may be taken within the consular premises.

Mobile devices must be switched off or at least remain in silent mode within the consular premises.