Philippine Embassy to hold consular outreach in Phuket next month


BANGKOK, THAILAND. The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand will hold a consular outreach program in Phuket on March 3 and 4, 2017, Friday and Saturday, according to an advisory published in the Embassy website on Tuesday, February 14.

The outreach program, which venue will be announced later, will start at 9:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m.

The advisory says, the team from the Philippine Embassy will render passport application services, passport release, civil registry services, notarial services, and overseas voting registration for the 2019 senatorial elections services.

Those who need passport renewal, the Embassy requires applicants to bring the original passport and a photocopy of the passport’s data-page while those who need replacement of lost passports, applicants are required to bring a police report with an English translation.

Meanwhile, the release of new passports will only be done to those who have already verified that their passports are ready for release at the link provided by the embassy at their website.

The advisory also states that for reports of birth, marriage or death, clients must make sure that the birth or death certificate issued by Thai authorities is translated into English and duly authenticated by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Moreover, those who need notarial services, the embassy require two sets of photocopies of the document to be notarized. The original copies of documents to be authenticated must also be presented.

Those who need Embassy Identification Cards must bring the original and photocopy of the passport and one (1 x 1) ID photo while those who will register for the 2019 elections will only present the original and photocopy of the passport.

Below is the complete detail of the advisory screen grabbed from the Embassy website.

The Embassy will provide details on the venue, additional information and guidelines in succeeding advisories through their website and Facebook page .

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