DFA to open Online Passport Appointment Slots starting May 2
The Department Of Affairs (DFA) is gearing up to open online passport appointment slots starting tomorrow, May 2. The slots to be opened are for July to September 2018 appointments.
All Consular Offices of the DFA will accept appointments with the exception of DFA Aseana in Paranaque. This is because the office is undergoing pilot testing of an ePayment system, that will also be implemented to other Consular offices once finalized. According to the DFA, the pilot tests have been good so far resulting in a Show-up rate of about 95-percent. The department is also assuring the public that there will be no bogus appointments as applicants are required to pay before appointments are confirmed.
The following requirements are needed for online applications:
- A working computer with internet access.
- A Web Browser. (Internet Explorer ver.11 or higher / Mozilla Firefox ver.45 and up recommended)
- A valid and working email address to receive system-generated messages with file attachments.
- A PDF reader and a working printer to view and print the system-generated the application form in A4-size paper.
For more information about the DFA’s online application system head on over to this link here.
source: Department of Foreign Affairs