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No need for birth certificates in renewal of passports — DFA

Posted on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:14 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs issued a new order removing the submission of birth certificates in the renewal of passports. In a tweet, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy...

DFA’s passport portal down for maintenance, upgrade

Posted on Monday, 24 December 2018 02:35 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) passport appointment portal has been temporarily unavailable since Sunday (December 23). Based on the advisory of the DFA, the agency’s passport appointment portal,...

DFA urges immediate repatriation of 21 Pinoy seafarers from India

Posted on Thursday, 11 October 2018 04:34 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is putting more pressure on Evic Human Resources Management for the immediate repatriation of 21 Filipino seafarers abandoned at Kakinada...

DFA shortens waiting period for passport applications

Posted on Thursday, 27 September 2018 12:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs announced that beginning October 1, applicants who paid P950 processing fee can collect their passports at the DFA consular offices in Metro...

109 undocumented OFWs return home from Dubai

Posted on Thursday, 20 September 2018 02:47 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday brought home 109 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Dubai. The agency has now repatriated a total of 838 OFWs since the amnesty...

DFA identifies OFW found inside a septic tank in South Korea

Posted on Monday, 7 May 2018 12:48 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Monday, May 7, that it has identified the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) whose remains were found inside a septic...

Cayetano says no to resignation unless Duterte orders it

Posted on Thursday, 3 May 2018 02:33 PM | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano maintained there is no reason for him to resign, at least for now, following reports of...

DFA opens passport appointment slots from July to September

Posted on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 08:33 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Wednesday that its online appointment system will start accepting new applications and renewal of passports for the months of July...

Kuwait expels Philippine ambassador amid diplomatic row

Posted on Thursday, 26 April 2018 01:31 AM | No Comments
  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)  has confirmed that the Kuwaiti government has expelled Ambassador Renato Villa and has given him a week to return to Manila. The expulsion...

Final batch of repatriated OFWs in Kuwait arrives at NAIA

Posted on Monday, 23 April 2018 11:21 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The last batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of Kuwait’s amnesty program has arrived in Manila. Onboard Qatar Airways, 216 OFWs from Kuwait landed at the...