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DFA suspends passport services due to heavy rains

By: - NewsLab Lead / @MSantosINQ
/ 09:51 AM September 19, 2014
Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has suspended all passport-related services at their satellite offices throughout Metro Manila due to tropical storm Mario.

“DFA advises the public that there will be no passport, authentication, and other consular services at DFA-Aseana (Macapagal Boulevard) and all mall-based DFA Satellite Offices (SOs) in Metro Manila on September 19, 2014 (Friday) due to inclement weather conditions,” it said in an advisory Friday.
“Operations at DFA-Aseana will resume on  September 22, 2014  (Monday). Operations at mall-based DFA Satellite Offices will resume September 20, 2014 (Saturday) if weather conditions improve. The DFA will post an advisory if there is a need to suspend consular operations at DFA Satellite Offices tomorrow,” it said.
The DFA assured the public that passport applicants who have a scheduled appointment on September 19 would be accommodated from September 22 to 26 upon presentation of proof of their appointment.
The public may contact the respective DFA satellite offices through the following:
DFA – Aseana
651-9429 / 651-9430
DFA NCR – Central
DFA NCR – Northeast
709-0199 / 293-0748
DFA NCR – East
DFA NCR – West
DFA NCR – South
The DFA can also be reached at the following telephone number: (02) 536-0000. Messages can be sent to the Passport Division’s Facebook page, Philippine Passport


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