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Closure of All DFA Offices on 26 December 2018 and 02 January 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs informs the public that all DFA Consular Offices nationwide will be closed on 26 December 2018 and 02 January 2019. This is pursuant to Memorandum Circular No. 55, dated 21 December 2018 and Memorandum Circular No. 54, dated 17 December 2018, both issued by the Executive Secretary, suspending work in government offices to allow employees of the government to celebrate the Christmas and New Year holidays with their families.

Applicants with confirmed passport appointments on 26 December 2018 may be accomodated at their original site from 27 to 29 December 2018 and 3 to 15 January 2019, except Saturdays. Said applicants must bring a printout of their confirmed passport appointments along with the other requirements for their passport application



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