Philippine Standard Time

Public Advisory: On Temporary Closure of OCA in Aseana and NCR South in Alabang

5 July 2020 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that the Office of Consular Affairs located in Aseana in Paranaque City, and its Consular Office in NCR South (Metro Alabang Town Center) will be closed on Monday, 6 July 2020, until further notice, for disinfection of the office premises and implementation of other preventive measures to manage and prevent risks against COVID-19.


Applicants who have prior appointments and schedules will be accommodated as soon as these offices resume operations. Those planning to collect their passports from 6 July onwards are requested to wait for the announcement on the reopening of DFA ASEANA and the Consular Office in Alabang.


The DFA requests the public’s understanding and cooperation as we continue to battle against this pandemic.


To keep up to date on the latest news and advisories, please visit the consular website at, the official DFA Facebook page at or the official DFA Twitter at

All content is in the public domain unless otherwise stated.
Learn more about the Philippine government, its structure,
how government works and the people behind it.