Geesh, my passport has just expired! I’ll have to renew it soon but I hate going to DFA and wait in long lines. It gets really uncomfortable plus you have to be there very early in the morning else, you’d end up at the end of the line.
Good thing the Department of Foreign Affairs announced the launch of the DFA Passport Appointment System which can now be done online. Isn’t it great! You no longer have to go spend hours waiting and waiting for your turn.
Now this is not available to new applicants yet. Those who can avail of the DFA Passport Appointment System are following applicants:
a. Those whose passport have already expired;
b. Those whose passport will be expiring within the next one year;
c. Senior citizens (More than 60 years old)
1. Qualified passport applicants may avail of the DFA Passport Appointment System by sending their request via internet, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org ph
2. Passport applicants applying for appointment must provide the following information:
a. Full name of applicant (first name, middle name and surname);
b. Date of birth;
c. Place of birth;
d. Latest Passport Number and Date of Issuance
3 Application for Appointment must be made one, week before the proposed date of appointment.
4. Applicant must wait for the confirmation of the proposed appointment and take note of the reference number that will be provided by DFA-Passport Office before proceeding to the DFA for the filing of the passport application.
5. Applicant must be at the DFA Passport Office (Special Area for those with appointments) at the confirmed designated date and time for the filing of the passport application.