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Public Advisory: On the Implementation of Intensified Border Lockdown throughout the City of General Santos effective 01 to 20 May 2021

07 May 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs informs the public that the Consular Office in General Santos City will remain open during the implementation of General Santos City’s Executive Order No. 21, s. 2021, imposing an intensified border lockdown throughout General Santos City effective 01 to 20 May 2021. The city will limit entry from either intra-zonal (within Region XII) or extra-zonal travels (coming from outside Region XII) to essential travels.


Affected applicants with confirmed appointments who are unable to avail of consular services due to the imposition of intensified border lockdown throughout the city must secure another appointment by emailing CO General Santos ([email protected]) with the following information:


– Name

– Date of birth

– Original appointment date and time

– Preferred date and time of new appointment


Applicants that require emergency or urgent consular services may contact CO General Santos ([email protected]) by email.


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

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