DFA: Faster release of passports; no fee hike

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Got this new bit for you guys:   Good news for those who want to renew or get a Philippine passport for the first time. There will be a freeze on passport processing fees this year, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). DFA spokesperson Raul Hernandez on Tuesday said ‚Äúthere areContinue reading “DFA: Faster release of passports; no fee hike”

DFA : Proper Attire During Passport Application

Bonjour. Mabuhay. If you are set to appear at the DFA with your scheduled appointment date, be sure that all your requirements are ready at hand. Aside from your requirements, it is also important for you to know that the proper attire is also a prerequisite when applying for your passport. The following attire shallContinue reading “DFA : Proper Attire During Passport Application”

DFA Warns the Public Against Passport Fixers

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Just to reiterate so you won’t get victimized by fixers. Last June 2010 The Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA)warned the public against unscrupulous and enterprising individuals who charge exorbitant fees in exchange for a passport appointment…… DFA-OCA does not authorize any of its personnel to offer passport-related services (particularly appointments)Continue reading “DFA Warns the Public Against Passport Fixers”