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?”

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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?”

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”

e-Passport Renewal Requirements and Supporting Documents

The Department of Foreign Affairs has once again opened its doors to passport applications and renewals. It is still quite a challenge to secure an online appointment but right now, it’s the only way we can have our passports renewed in the midst of a pandemic. So, whether you are applying for a passport forContinue reading “e-Passport Renewal Requirements and Supporting Documents”

List Of Acceptable IDs For Philippine Passport Application

If you are applying for a passport for the first time, you need to get an online appointment with the DFA as walk-in applicants are not accommodated at this time. In my personal experience, securing an online appointment is the most difficult part because I literally had to keep vigil in front of my computerContinue reading “List Of Acceptable IDs For Philippine Passport Application”

Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know

Since we are on the topic of passport applications and renewals, I decided to collect all of the important facts and guidelines from the DFA and dedicate a blog for it. I, too, need to have my passport renewed and everyday I would visit the DFA website hoping to be able to get an appointment.Continue reading “Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know”

“When Will Passport Appointment Slots Be Opened?” And Other Questions About Passport Renewals

As of this writing, passport appointment slots remain unavailable in the DFA’s website. A news report this morning said that the appointment setting service of the DFA is expected to resume in the coming days. Apparently, the service was temporarily discontinued because a lot of previous applicants submitted defective application forms — erroneous entries, incorrectContinue reading ““When Will Passport Appointment Slots Be Opened?” And Other Questions About Passport Renewals”

How To Apply For A US Fiance Visa (K-1)

You can gain US citizenship by marrying a US citizen; and you can enter US territories through the power of a K-1 visa. A K-1 visa permits foreign-citizen fiance to travel to the US and marry his or her US citizen sponsor within 90 days upon arrival. How do I apply for a K-1 visa?Continue reading “How To Apply For A US Fiance Visa (K-1)”