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DFA Advisory: Extension of ePassport validity no longer allowed

Here is a new advisory from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the extension of ePassport validity.

#DFAAdvisory on the extension of ePassport validity starting October 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informs all passport renewal applicants that extension of ePassport validity is no longer allowed in compliance with the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Passport holders are recommended to renew their passports at least one year before the date of expiry. Appointments for passport applications in the Philippines may be done through http://passport.gov.ph.

The DFA appreciates the continued cooperation and understanding of the public.

Source: DFA