Updates on Philippine DFA Passport Renewal and Authentication Services
Last March 2010, it was announce by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – Consular Services though their website that the DFA Passport Services was to commence at it’s new building near the Mall of Asia at the corner of Bradco and Macapagal Avenues in Aseana Business Park. The appointment system was also initialized after some time. Various social media, television and online newspaper version announced this but many were confused. It seemed many still don’t know if that was truly happening. Previously, we announced here at ad DOTCOM the new location of DFA office near Mall of Asia, but there were a number of readers who wanted to know various other locations of the DFA Consular Services for their passport renewal and authentication of documents. The DFA Authentication Division only started operational last November 2012 in this new location near SM MOA.
To give more information to our readers, here are the links from the official website of the DFA Philippines. Please be guided accordingly with various requirements for authentication of documents and passport renewal.
Aside from the confusion about the DFA Passport Appointment System, many also still in doubt about the satellite consular offices of DFA in various locations. There are news of several new offices in popular shopping malls around the country, but many still don’t know if these are all operational. New locations of DFA Consular Offices include in SM Megamall, Robinsons Galleria, SM City Manila, MarQuee Mall and various SM City and Robinsons Place all throughout the country.
Below is the list of NCR Satellite and Regional Consular Offices Directory as updated on November 2012. This is also available on PDF format at the website of the Philippine DFA.