DFA’s consular offices to be closed on holidays


Posted at Jan 25 2013 05:56 PM | Updated as of Jan 26 2013 01:57 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday announced that its consular affairs office, regional consular offices and satellite offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be closed in observance of regular holidays and special non-working days for this year.


“No passport appointments and authentication of civil documents will be scheduled on those dates,” the DFA said.

The DFA added that on-call skeletal forces at the Passport Division (including Courtesy Lane and Diplomatic and Official Passports Section) and the Authentication Division shall be designated to answer queries related to passport and authentication of civil documents.