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Public Advisory: Temporary Suspension of Operations in DFA Consular Office in Lipa

03 October 2020 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that its Consular Office in Lipa (CO Lipa) will be closed on 05 October 2020 for disinfection of the office premises and implementation of other preventive measures to manage risks against COVID-19.


CO Lipa will resume its regular operations on Tuesday, 06 October 2020.


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 preferred new appointment may be on any working day (Monday to Friday) from 06 October to 06 November 2020 during the CO’s regular operation hours (10:00AM to 5:00PM).


Applicants that need emergency or urgent consular services may contact CO Lipa by email at [email protected]


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

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