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

25 October 2020 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that its Consular Office in Lucena (CO Lucena) will be closed on 26 October 2020 (Monday) due to the inclement weather brought by Typhoon Quinta.

Quezon Governor Danilo Suarez has raised the alert status of the provincial disaster management operation center under code Red through Memorandum Order No.131 issued Sunday afternoon, 25 October 2020, which was also posted on his Facebook account.

CO Lucena will resume its regular operations on Tuesday, 27 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 sending an email to [email protected] or [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 27 October to 27 November 2020 during the CO’s regular operation hours (9:00AM to 5:00PM).

Applicants who need an emergency or urgent consular service may contact CO Lucena by email at [email protected] or [email protected], or via telephone at 0427104526/ 0423731119. END

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