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DFA: Renew passports 1 year before expiration

Oct 31, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs announces extensions for the validity of e-Passports will no longer be allowed, in compliance with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization

RENEWAL. The DFA urges passport holders to renew their passports 1 year before it expires. Photo from Shutterstock

Speedy processing, durable passports eyed in 2016

Jul 20, 2015 - 4:37 PM

Regular processing will be shortened from 15 to 10 working days while express processing will be reduced to 5 working days from the usual 7

President Benigno S. Aquino III receives his glass-framed commemorative presented by Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. and Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis during the Unveiling of the Inaugural Marker of the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Production Unit, Inc. High Security Printing Plant and Live Demonstration of the New ePassport System at the Lima Technology Center in Apolinario Mabini Street, Malvar, Batangas on Monday (July 20, 2015). The program showcases the APO security printing plant’s capability to conduct security printing of 3-passports, accountable forms, excise stamps and identity documents for the Philippine Government. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

ePassport issuance delay from Jan 28 - Feb 2

Jan 29, 2013 - 11:13 PM

Operations are expected to normalize by Monday February 4