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Monday, October 03, 2016

DFA PUBLIC ADVISORY: NO APPOINTMENT FOR OFWS AND SEAFARERS PASSPORT APPLICATION AT DFA ROBINSONS GALLERIA

According to the DFA PUBLIC ADVISORY, there is no need for OFWs and SEAFARERS TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR PASSPORT APPLICATION AT DFA NCR CENTRAL (ROBINSONS GALLERIA)

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) wishes to remind the public that Filipinos who are currently employed overseas (land-based OFWs) and seaman's or those working as seafarers DO NOT NEED TO SECURE an ONLINE APPOINTMENT in order to process their passport application.

Land-based OFWs and seafarers must file their passport application within 12 months of their arrical in the Philippines.




What are the REQUIREMENTS?


LAND-BASED OFWs
1) Philippine Passport
2. Proof of Overseas Employment
3. Valid Philippines Government Issued IDs

SEAMAN/SEAFARERS

1) Philippine Passport
2. Valid Seaman's Book
3. SRC ID
4. Valid Philippine Government Issued IDs

DFA NCR Central or Robinsons Galleria is the dedicated OFW PASSPORT RENEWAL CENTER. 
Processing applications for all OFW walk-in applicants is from 8:00AM to 12:00 Noon. Queuing before 6AM is unnecessary and is not advisable.










The full copy of the public advisory courtesy of Dept of Foreign Affairs

Scheduling a passport appointment is FREE of CHARGE

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5 comments:

mdg513 said...



Why still need and OFW to present a Phil. govt. issued ID, it not just enough that his Passport is already a valid identity to show that he is a Filipino??

Just for my one cent opinion.

Kate Montes said...

Kaya nga.Kailangan p yon?

Anonymous said...

Sa one stop shop nagtanong ako balik manggagawa lng ang tinatanggap nila para sa renewal napakatagal kumuha ng appointment samantalang dati masmadali mag renew ngayon napakatagal sayang lng mga computer ni!a kahit na alam nila ofw basta exit kana dikanila i process badtrip talaga

Anonymous said...

Eat if almost a year k n since bumalik ng bansa as example 2015 p me dumating n maexpired passportko ng 2018 need ko lng irenew kc waiting p rin me ng alis ko going abroad entertain kya me dun or need ng online appointment ulit ..mas pinhirapan nila ofw sa gingawa nila online online

Anonymous said...

Bakit naman po napakatagal ng 1 year preparation.. It means po ba na 1 year bago magbakasyon ipapaalam na sa inyo na magrerenew kami ng passport.???

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