DFA Opens Over 175K Additional Slots for Passport Appointments in Metro Manila

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing a total of 177,500 additional slots for passport appointments in Metro Manila as it opens five special off-site locations to better cater to Filipinos who need to renew their documents or apply for a new one.

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DFA Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Affairs Brigido Dulay announced on Monday, July 5, that Temporary Off-site Passport Services (TOPS) offices will open at the following Metro Manila malls: SM Mall of Asia, SM City North Edsa, SM Aura, Robinsons Place Las Piñas, and Robinsons Place Magnolia.

Five hundred daily appointments will be added at each site which will be open from Monday to Saturday until the end of September.

To book an appointment, do so online through passport.gov.ph/appointment. Choose a DFA site you want to visit, pick a date and any of the listed timeslots, and just complete the form. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no walk-in applicants will be accepted. Senior citizens, PWDs, pregnant women, minors below 7-years-old, and OFWs must now book appointments beforehand. 

Check out our complete step-by-step guide on how to renew and apply for a Philippine passport here!

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