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21/04/2010: DFA implements appointment system for passport applications

21 APRIL 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Embassy wishes to announce that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now implementing an appointment system for applications of both new and renewal of passports made with the Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) in Manila.   OCA recently relocated to its new site at the Aseana Business Park, on the corner of Bradco Street and Macapagal Avenue in Paranaque City.

To schedule an appointment, applicants are requested to log in at www.passport.com.ph or by calling 737-1000.  They may also call 831-8971, 551-4437, 551-4402, 834-4424, 836-7760, 836-7748, 836-7750 or 834-4835 for queries and more details.  Other contact information is also posted at www.dfa.gov.ph.

The relevant passport fees in the Philippines are as follows:

Regular Processing – 20 days

Php 950.00

Express Processing – 10 days

Php 1,200.00

Lost Passport (Additional Fee)

Php 200.00


Applicants are also reminded that there is no need to submit a photo as it will be taken by the machines during the enrolment and data capturing process.  Everyone is advised to be at the OCA at least thirty (30) minutes before their scheduled appointment. Applications filed without an appointment will not be entertained.