DFA satellite consular office opens in Cagayan de Oro mall

By: - NewsLab Lead / @MSantosINQ
/ 04:42 PM June 30, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Monday the opening of its Consular Affairs office in a mall in Cagayan de Oro province.

“The DFA Office of Consular Affairs, in partnership with Ayala Land Inc., has successfully moved its satellite office in Cagayan de Oro (DFA Cagayan de Oro) to a new location at the Ayala Centrio Mall,” DFA said in a statement.


“DFA Cagayan de Oro is the 16th mall-based DFA consular office established under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement intended to help the DFA provide better services to the public by upgrading its consular facilities in strategic locations at minimum or no cost to the government,” it said.

“DFA Cagayan de Oro started operations at its new location last June 23. It is open from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every Saturday,” the statement added.


In the National Capital Region (NCR), the DFA has opened several satellite consular offices in malls that offer passport services.

These include the DFA NCR-East in Megamall, DFA NCR-Central in Robinsons Galleria, DFA NCR-West in SM City Manila, and the latest, the DFA NCR-Northeast in Ali Mall Araneta Center.

Other DFA satellite consular offices in located in malls are in Pampanga, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, General Santos, Lipa City in Batangas, Lucena City in Quezon, and Legazpi City, Albay.

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