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Public Advisory: Temporary Suspension of Operations in the DFA Consular Office in Tacloban City

21 February 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs the public that its Consular Office in Tacloban City (CO Tacloban) will be closed on Monday, 22 February 2021 due to Tropical Storm “Auring” pursuant to Executive Order  No. 2021-02-08 Series of 2021 dated 21 February 2021 issued by the City of Tacloban.


CO Tacloban will resume its regular operations on Tuesday, 23 February 2021, unless otherwise advised.

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 CO Tacloban ([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 23 February to 22 March 2021 during the CO’s regular operation hours (10:00AM to 5:00PM).
Applicants that need emergency or urgent consular services may contact CO Tacloban ([email protected]) by email.
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