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Public Advisory: On the Extension of Placement of the Province of Cagayan under MECQ until 15 June 2021

MANILA 04 June 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Resolution No. 118-A dated 31 May 2021, the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) status of the Province of Cagayan has been extended from 01 June to 15 June 2021. The Consular Office in Tuguegarao City (CO Tuguegarao) will have skeleton work teams, for the duration of the retention of MECQ to attend to emergency or urgent cases only such as medical emergencies or returning OFWs, with documents supporting proof of urgency (e.g. medical certificate, employment contract plus valid residence permit or working visa).


CO Tuguegarao will resume its regular operations on Wednesday, 16 June 2021.


Affected applicants with confirmed appointments who are unable to avail of consular services due to the suspension of operations must secure another appointment by emailing [email protected] with the following information:


–  Name

–  Date of birth

–  Original appointment date and time

–  Preferred date and time of new appointment


The new appointment may be on any working day (Monday to Friday) from 24 June 2021 to 23 July 2021during the CO’s regular operation hours (9:00AM to 4:00PM).


Those applicants with confirmed appointments during the MECQ and who need emergency or urgent consular services may contact CO Tuguegarao by email at [email protected]. END

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