Common questions

How do I call DFA from Manila?

How do I call DFA from Manila?

DFA Office of Consular Affairs

  1. For Passport Appointment Concerns: (02)8234 – 3488.
  2. For Passport, Authentication and other Consular Inquiries: (02)8651 – 9400.
  3. Passport Releasing Hotline: 0939-320-0569 (Smart)
  4. Authentication Concerns Hotline: 0966-410-8465(Globe),0967-307-3111(Globe)
  5. Visa Hotline:
  6. Email address:

Is DFA hotline 24 hours?

Please be informed that the Office of Consular Affairs 556-0000 hotline is currently experiencing technical problems. The public is advised to call the alternate DFA line 651-9400. Consular lines are open during regular office hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

How can I call DFA landline?


  1. 8 234 3488.
  2. 8 651 9400.

Is DFA open during lockdown?

In view of the current health emergency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, applications for consular services are strictly by appointment only. To obtain an appointment, visit or reach out to OCA through our official emails and hotlines.

What happens if I didn’t receive appointment code DFA?

I forgot my Appointment Code. If you have not received it, you may contact the Appointment Hotline for assistance: (02) 8234-3488.

Is walk in allowed in DFA?

Does the DFA allow walk-in applicants? ONLY EXCEPTIONAL AND EMERGENCY CASES are allowed on walk-in basis at Courtesy Lane in DFA Aseana and other Consular Offices in the Philippines. Non-emergency applicants must secure an online appointment at

Why are there no passport appointments?

Passport appointments are scarce. Pent-up travel demand, staff shortages and delays within the U.S. Postal Service have caused the average wait time for new and renewed passports to shoot up to 12 to 18 weeks, according to the Department of State, which oversees passport applications.

How much is Apostille in Philippines?

How much does an Apostille cost In Philippines? An Apostille costs ₱100.00 for Regular Processing (four working days) and ₱200.00 for Expedited Processing (shall be released the next working day).

How do I get an appointment code?

Please also check for the appointment code in the spam folder or trash folder in your email, as your email provider may direct it to these folders. If you have not received it, you may contact the Appointment Hotline for assistance: (02) 8234-3488.

Do I need to set an appointment for DFA authentication?

Is appointment required to process for Authentication/Apostille? Yes, appointment is required.

Where is the DFA Manila branch office located?

Here is the complete new DFA Manila branch office information for passport applicants use. Previous old building address is in Libertad cor. Roxas Boulevard Pasay City. If you happen to get lost, just ask the guard on the gate for directions on how to get there.

Where is the DFA office of Consular Affairs located?

The DFA Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) is located at ASEANA Business Park, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd. cor. Bradco Ave., Brgy. Tambo, Paranaque City 1700 PHL (view map) Office Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM For Passport Appointment Concerns:

Where is the DFA office in Paranaque City?

DFA Office of the Consular Affairs. Address: Aseana Business Park, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Avenue corner Bradco Avenue, Barangay Tambo, Paranaque City, 1700 Parañaque. Hotline: (02)737-1000 – For passport, authentication and other consular inquiries.

Where is the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines?

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Address: 2330 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, Philippines. Telephone: (632) 8 834-4000. (632) 8 834-3000.