According to the Henley Passport Index, the Philippine Passport is 78th among global passports. As of this writing, a Philippine Passport holder may visit 67 countries without a visa (38 no visa and , 29 visa on arrival). Japan has the most powerful passport — its holders can visit 193 countries without a visa. NextContinue reading “Countries That Filipinos Can Visit Visa Free In 2023”
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Paano Mag Update Ng Last Name Sa Passport Kapag Kinasal, Nabiyuda, at Nakipag Hiwalay?
Alam mo ba na hindi required ang mga Filipina na magpalit ng apelido pag sila ay kinasal na? Ibig sabihin, hindi nila kailangang palitan ang apelido nila sa kanilang mga government-issued IDs, bank accounts, insurances, at iba pang mga dokumento pagkatpos ng kasal. Ang babaguhin lang nila ay ang kanilang civil status pero puwedeng hindiContinue reading “Paano Mag Update Ng Last Name Sa Passport Kapag Kinasal, Nabiyuda, at Nakipag Hiwalay?”
Sino-sino Ang Puwedeng Gumamit Ng Courtesy Lane Ng DFA?
Noong kasagsagan ng COVID-19 pandemic, pansamantalang isinara ng DFA ang kanilang mga tanggapan para sa kaligtasan ng mga passport applicants at mga empleyado ng DFA. Nang magbukas silang muli, strictly by appointment ang kanilang patakaran para sa mga maga-apply at magre-renew ng kanilang passports. Hindi muna pinayagan ang walk-in at pag-gamit ng Courtesy Lane paraContinue reading “Sino-sino Ang Puwedeng Gumamit Ng Courtesy Lane Ng DFA?”
Paano Itama Ang Maling Information Na Nailagay Sa Passport Appointment?
Isa sa mga common questions na natatanggap namin sa page na ito ay kung paano aayusin o ico-correct ang mga maling information na aksidenteng nailagay ng applicant sa online passport appointment. Madalas pa, nare-realize ng applicant na mali ang nailagay na information kung kailan malapit na ang petsa ng kanyang appointment sa DFA. This week,Continue reading “Paano Itama Ang Maling Information Na Nailagay Sa Passport Appointment?”
DFA’s Courtesy Lanes Now Open For Fully Vaccinated Walk-in Applicants
As our country slowly adjusts to the new normal and government agencies and private establishments begin opening their doors to the public, the DFA finally announces that their Courtesy Lanes are now open for those who need it! When the pandemic hit two years ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs had to close its doorsContinue reading “DFA’s Courtesy Lanes Now Open For Fully Vaccinated Walk-in Applicants”
Where To Claim Your Undelivered Passport
If you applied for your passport between July 7, 2021 to February 8, 2022 and are still waiting for your passport to be delivered, you may be one of the 2,017 applicants who need to personally pick up your passport at designated DFA claiming sites. Here’s how to find out if your passport is includedContinue reading “Where To Claim Your Undelivered Passport”
Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021
Just a few weeks ago, we opened our borders to a lot of countries, following the dramatic decrease in COVID-19 cases most parts of the world, including the Philippines. Finally, we can all move around once more and see friends and families we missed so dearly during the almost 2-year lockdowns. Well, we spoke tooContinue reading “Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021”
How To Renew Lost Valid and Expired ePassports
I don’t know why or how but people lose their passports all the time. I know, because I lost mine some ten years back. When we were building our house and had to apply for electricity at the Meralco, my cousin borrowed my passport as proof of identification for the application. He failed to returnContinue reading “How To Renew Lost Valid and Expired ePassports”