Manila, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law on Wednesday the Philippine passport validity to 10 years.
Duterte on Wednesday signed Republic Act 10928, an act extending the validity of passports from 5 years to 10 years, and amending section 10 of Republic Act 8239 or the Passport Act of 1996.
“Regular passports under this act shall be valid for a period of 10 years. Provided, however, that for individuals under 18 years of age, only a passport with five-year validity shall be issued,” the law read.
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