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Public Advisory: On the Closure of Consular Offices in Observance of Eid Al-Adha on 20 July 2021

19 July 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that its Office of Consular Affairs in Aseana and all Consular Offices (COs), except CO NCR Northeast (Ali Mall Cubao), will be closed on Tuesday, 20 July 2021, in observance of Eid Al-Adha. Passport, Authentication and other consular services shall resume on 21 July 2021.


Affected applicants are requested to take note of the following:


• Affected passport clients (all passport appointments, including Courtesy Lane clients) in DFA Aseana shall be accommodated on 21 July 2021. For inquiries and other concerns, applicants may reach out by sending an email to [email protected] or by calling (02) 8234 – 3488.


• Passport appointments scheduled on 20 July 2021 in COs shall be accommodated on a different date and time within the next 30 days. Applicants are advised to check their emails for the updated schedule or reach out to the CO where their appointment is originally scheduled. For COs’ contact information, applicants may refer to


• Authentication applicants originally scheduled on 20 July 2021 should have received their revised schedule via email. For concerns, applicants may reach out through [email protected] or call 0966-410-8465 (Globe) or 0967-307-3111 (Globe).


Schedules are subject to sudden changes due to unforeseen circumstances or implemented policies of local governments and establishments which host DFA Consular Offices.


DFA reiterates that the number of persons allowed inside COs at any given time is limited. This is in accordance with the prescribed social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Applicants entering any of the Department’s COs will also be subjected to a temperature check prior to entry and will be required to wear a mask and a face shield and must follow any other public health measures in place while inside the CO premises.



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