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10/04/2012: CONSULAR OUTREACH IN FRESNO, CA - 05 MAY 2012

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN FRESNO, CA ON 05 MAY 2012

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco will conduct a consular outreach mission in Fresno, California on 05 May 2012, Saturday:

  • Schedule: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location:  Heritage Adult Health Care Center

                   5337 N. Fresno Street cor. Barstow, Fresno, CA

  • Services: Philippine passport, Legalization of Documents (affidavits, power of attorney, deeds, other legal instruments), Civil Registry (reports of birth, marriages and death), and Dual citizenship

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).

For the processing of passport applications at the Fresno Consular Outreach Mission, please note that this will be allotted by appointment to the first 120 passport applicants only. In view of this limited number of application slots and to expedite processing, applicants are advised to contact  Maribelle Dyoco  at (559) 940-8450 or madyoco@comcast.net or Orly at (559) 281-2914.  Any remaining/available slots will be given to a limited number of walk-in applicants at the venue.

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

Dual Citizenship: Please accomplish the application form (one set only with 2 photos) plus the supporting documents. Please submit a photocopy each of the document and the ID. Fee is US$50.

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.  Please prepare 5 sets of the Report of Birth form with the required documents.

Report of Marriage: Marriages between a Filipino and a foreigner must be reported/registered with the Philippine National Statistics Office through the Consulate General. See http://www.philippinessanfrancisco.org/uploads/pdfs/Report%20of%20Marriage.pdf. This is needed if you wish to apply for a passport using your husband’s surname for the first time (female applicants married to foreigners).  Please prepare 5 sets of the Report of Marriage form with the required documents.

Kababayans in Fresno and vicinity are advised to visit the Consulate website at www.philippinessanfrancisco.org to download the forms and check the requirements.

For additional information, please call the Consulate at begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (415) 433-6666 or visit the website www.philippinessanfrancisco.org. You may also call Maribelle Dyoco at (559) 940-8450 or madyoco@comcast.net or Orly at (559) 281-2914.

Kababayans are also advised that the Philippine Consulate General only accepts cash, money order, bank draft, or cashier’s checks (made payable to the Philippine Consulate General) for the services rendered. Fees shall be paid to the cashier at the consular outreach.