Thursday, September 17, 2015

BANGKOK, THAILAND. The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand will hold a consular outreach program in Chiang Mai on October 10 according to an advisory published on Wednesday, September 16.

The outreach program will start at 9:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m at Mae Ping Imperial Hotel in Chiang Mai. 

The advisory says, the team from the Philippine Embassy will render passport application services, passport release, overseas absentee voting registration, and Filipino community dialogue and seminars. 

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 and will also be asked to execute an affidavit of loss. 

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 consular team will also conduct a dialogue to the Filipino community in which members are encouraged to ask questions and clarifications about consular matters and other related concerns.

The advisory also states that the deadline for registration for OFW absentee voting registration for the 2016 National Elections is on October 31, 2015. 

The Filipino community is further advised that the consular team will not render the following services as these are already available in the Philippine Consulate in Chiang Mai. 
  • Civil Registry (birth, marriage, death)
  • Notarial Services
  • Embassy Identification Cards
The Embassy will notify the public in case of changes of schedule. For further information, call the Philippine Embassy at hotline numbers: +668-9926-5954. 

Below is the full text of the advisory:


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