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Overseas passport applications for 10-year validity surge

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine embassies and consulates abroad have reported a surge in the number of applicants for new passports valid for 10 years on it.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 7th, 2018

DFA Starts Issuing Passports with 10-Year Validity

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday (December 3) announced that issuance of passports with 10-year validity starts January 3. “Since January 1 and 2 were holidays, passport applications made starting today, January 3,... The post DFA Starts Issuing Passports with 10-Year Validity appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Processing of passports with 10-year validity begins

“Since January 1 and 2 were holidays, passport applications made starting today, 3 January, shall be 10-year valid, provided, the applicant is not a minor,” the DFA’s Office of Public Diplomacy said in a statement. #BeFullyInformed Processing of passports with 10-year validity begins “Since January 1 and 2 were holidays, passport applications made starting today,… link: Processing of passports with 10-year validity begins.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Long-term foreign investments in PH surge for second straight month

Short-term funds are flowing out due to better yields overseas, but don't tell that to long-term foreign investors who continue to plough their money into the Philippines on the back of what the central bank says is "confidence" in the local economy. In a statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said foreign direct investments posted a net inflow of $573 million in February 2018, representing an increase of 46.4 percent from year-ago level---the second consecutive month this year that showed strong investment inflows. This was due mainly to the 56.3-percent growth in investments in debt instruments, or intercompany borrowings between foreign direct investors and their subsidiarie...Keep on reading: Long-term foreign investments in PH surge for second straight month.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

LOOK: DFA says passport on wheels processed 70,500 passports

      The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)on Thursdaytrumpeted the productivity of its Passport on Wheels (POW) program.   In a series of infographics sent to the media, DFA said 70,473 passports were approved out of 85,549 pre-verified application from January 15 to April 30 this year.   POW conducted missions to 63 locations in and out of Metro Manila.   The program, which features vans equipped with machines and gadgets that can process passports, was introduced to boost the processing capacities of DFA amid the increasing volume of passport applications. At present, the DFA has four vans that can process 500 passp...Keep on reading: LOOK: DFA says passport on wheels processed 70,500 passports.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

OFW remittances surge in January 2018 — BSP

MANILA, Philippines — Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers jumped 9.7 percent in January 2018 from a year ago, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas report.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

BoI-approved projects surge to P131.6B as of Feb.

THE VALUE of projects approved by the Board of Investments (BoI) in the first two months of the year rose sharply to P131.6 billion, with many investment applications related to the government’s ambitious infrastructure program. In a statement, the BoI said on Monday that approved projects in the two months to February were worth significantly […] The post BoI-approved projects surge to P131.6B as of Feb. appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Ecija gov to DFA: Put up passport office in OSSCO

PALAYAN CITY -- Nueva Ecija Gov. Czarina D. Umali has urged the Department of Foreign Affairs to put up a satellite office that can process passport applications and renewals at the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s newly-opened One-Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (OSSCOs) in the province’s capital city here.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

10-year passport validity takes effect

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 12 (PIA6) -- The 10-year validity period of the Philippine passports took effect this month in compliance with Republic Act 10928, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs-Bac.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

DFA opens passport appointments for January 2018

Filipinos who wish to apply for or renew their passports may now secure their appointments online.   Starting January 2018, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will be issuing Philippine passports with 10-year validity pursuant to Republic Act 10928 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte.   DFA's passport appointment system is now operated by state-owned Apo Production Unit, Inc. but the interface has not changed.   The passport fees remain the same: P 950.00 for regular processing (20 working days) and P 1,200.00 for express processing (10 working days).   The following are exempted from securing prior appointment and may enjoy priority l...Keep on reading: DFA opens passport appointments for January 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

DFA issues implementing rules of 10-year passports

By Gaea Katreena Cabico/philstar.com – Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano signed the implementing rules and regulations of the new Philippine Passport Act, which extends the validity of passports to 10 years from the current five. Cayetano said the IRR will only take effect on January 1, 2018 and not Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Duterte approves 10-year passport validity

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday signed an act extending the validity of Philippine passports from five to 10 years......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2017

PH one step closer to 10-year passport validity

PH one step closer to 10-year passport validity.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Senate approves 10-year validity of passport - Manila Bulletin

Senate approves 10-year validity of passport - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

Senate passes 10-year passport validity bill

Senate passes 10-year passport validity bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

PH one step closer to 10-year passport validity - Rappler

PH one step closer to 10-year passport validity - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

Senate OKs 10-year passport validity



MANILA, Philippines - The Senate approved last night on second reading a bill extending the validity of passports from five years to 10 years.
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Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

10-year passport validity gets House approval

10-year passport validity gets House approval.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2017

House approves 10-year passport validity | SunStar - Sun.Star

House approves 10-year passport validity | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2017

House OKs 10-year passport validity | SunStar - Sun.Star

House OKs 10-year passport validity | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2017

House OKs 10-year passport validity

MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives voted last night to approve on third and final reading a measure that seeks to extend the current five-yea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2017