Did your passport get wet during the Songkran festivities? Here’s a reminder from the Department of Foreign Affairs on how to check if your passport needs replacement. If you have any questions regarding passports follow this link: https://dfa.gov.ph/dfa-news/statements-and-advisoriesupdate/16917-frequently-asked-questions-on-dfa-passport-and-authentication-services?fbclid=IwAR3bMV29ATk_zKGCDA79UxK_J9HtLPSoRDRSfSKKKIuZCNp9vgpEJrEwOQc
Current passport fee is at 950PHP. With the 10-year validity, it might go up from 1,900-2,000PHP, priced twice for the current ones.
Senate Bill 1365 or the Philippine Passport Act which seeks to extend the current passport validity of 5 years to 10 was approved on its third and final reading.
The House of Representatives has just approved House Bill 4767, on it’s third final reading, that extends Philippine passport validity from 5 years to 10 years.