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Public Advisory on the Suspension Operations on 09 to 10 April 2024 at DFA Aseana, Consular Offices, and TOPS Sites

PARAÑAQUE CITY, 05 April 2024 – The Department of Foreign Affairs informs the public that consular operations in DFA Aseana, Consular Offices (COs), and Temporary Off-Site Passport Services TOPS) Sites nationwide will be suspended on
09 – 10 April 2024, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 368 dated 11 October 2023 and Proclamation No. 514 dated 04 April 2024, declaring the said dates as regular holidays in observance of Araw ng Kagitingan and Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan), respectively.

Affected applicants for consular services with confirmed appointments on 09 – 10 April 2024 at DFA Aseana and Consular Offices (COs) will be accommodated from 11 April, Thursday, to 10 May 2024, Friday.

Meanwhile, affected TOPS applicants with confirmed appointments on 09 – 10 April 2024 will be accommodated at their respective Supervising Consular Offices (SCOs) from 11 April, Thursday, to 10 May 2024, Friday. Said applicants are instructed to follow the same time slot of their appointment.

For the list of SCOs please refer to this link:

Likewise, the Passport Releasing Service Center at Double Dragon Meridian Park, Pasay City will also suspend its operations on 09 – 10 April 2024, and will resume operations on 11 April 2024, Thursday.

For more information, affected passport applicants may contact the following:

DFA Aseana: [email protected] / [email protected]
Consular Offices:

For further information regarding passport requirements please visit:


  1. Authentication Walk-in Applications at DFA-Aseana, NCR Consular Offices (COs) and Provincial Consular Offices (COs) will be suspended on the following dates:
  2. Date of Suspension Resumption of Office
    9 to 10 April 2024 11 April 2024
  3. Releasing of Authentication Documents at Double Dragon Plaza
  4. Apostille documents scheduled for release on 10 April 2024 may already claim the documents on 08 April, Monday.
    Applicants may refer to their Official Receipts or Authentication Slips of the releasing date and time for reference. Releasing of Authentication Documents will resume on 11 April 2024.

  5. For further inquiries, please feel free to reach out through the following Consular Office’s email address:
  6. Consular Office with Authentication Services Email address
    DFA Aseana [email protected]
    CO NCR West (SM Manila) [email protected]
    CO NCR Northeast (Ali Mall) [email protected]
    CO NCR East (SM Megamall) [email protected]
    CO NCR South (Alabang Town Center) [email protected]
    CO Pampanga (Robinsons StarMills) [email protected]
    CO La Union (CSi Mall) [email protected]
    CO Cebu (Pacific Mall Mandaue) [email protected]
    CO Iloilo (Robinsons Place) [email protected]
    CO Davao (SM Davao) [email protected]
    CO Cagayan de Oro (SM Downtown Premier) [email protected]
    CO Legazpi (Pacific Mall) [email protected]

  • For Passport Appointment Concerns:
  • (02) 8234 – 3488

  • For Passport, Authentication and other Consular Inquiries:
  • (02) 8651 – 9400

  • Passport Releasing Hotline:
  • 0939-320-0569 (Smart)

  • Authentication Concerns Hotline:
  • 8651-9400 loc. 2266
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