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27/03/2012: CONSULAR OUTREACH IN TACOMA, WA - 27-29 APRIL 2012

PCG-SF "CONSULATE ON WHEELS" GOES TO TACOMA, WA

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco will conduct a consular outreach mission in Tacoma, Washington on 27-29 April 2012 (Friday- Sunday).

Schedule:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Location:   Asia Pacific Cultural Center at South Park Community Center

                 4851 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409

   SERVICES TO BE RENDERED

☺ Philippine passport issuance /renewal

☺ Dual citizenship

☺ Legal and notary services

☺ Others (Trade and tourism inquiries)

Overseas Absentee Voter registration will also be available. Filipino citizens are urged to register. (Copy of Philippine passport or "Dual Citizenship "documents required for registration)

Passport Services: Passport applicants are no longer required to bring photographs since they will have their pictures taken using the ePassport data capturing machines at the outreach site. However, they still need to bring other requirements, such as their current passport, the passport application form (which may be downloaded from the Consulate website - ) http://www.philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/passport.pdf) , an application fee of $60.00 and a self-addressed stamped (Express Mail with tracking number US$19.00 postage) envelope or a prepaid courier envelope, with their application. Please submit photocopies of the supporting documents (e.g for passport applications submit a photocopy of the passport data/photopage).

Notarial/Legalization of Documents: Bring Please bring the document and an original valid photo ID w/ signature (e.g. State ID), and a photocopy each of the document and the ID. Fee is US$25 per document.

Report of Birth: The birth of a child in the US should be reported/registered with the Philippine National Statistics Office through the Consulate General. See http://www.philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/birth.pdf. This is needed if you wish to apply for a Philippine passport to a child born in the US of Filipino parent/s.

Report of Marriage: Marriages between a Filipino and a foreigner must be reported/registered with the Philippine National Statistics Office through the Consulate General. Seehttp://www.philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/Report%20of%20Marriage.pdf. This is needed if you were married in the U.S. and wish to apply for a passport using your husband’s surname for the first time (female applicants married to foreigners).

Dual Citizenship: Please accomplish the application form (one set with photo) plus the supporting documents. Please submit a photocopy each of the document and the ID. Fee is US$50. For the application form please see the link  - http://www.philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/Dual%20Citizenship.pdf

For additional information, Kababayans in Tacoma, WA and neighboring areas are advised to visit the Philippine Consulate General website at www.philippinessanfrancisco.org or call (415) 433-6666. You may also contact the Filipino Community Alliance of Tacoma- Maribel Periabras at (253) 298-0712, Virginia Hillyer (253) 468-7848 or Felix Guzman (253) 756-1156.

The Philippine Consulate General will only accept CASH, MONEY ORDER, BANK DRAFTS or CASHIER'S CHECKS (made payable to the Philippine Consulate General).