Philippine consulate serves over 1,000 on Saipan

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(Press Release) — The Philippine Consulate General’s Office on Guam, in partnership with the Philippine Honorary Consulate Mission-CNMI, successfully held a four-day mobile service on Saipan, with over a thousand Filipino nationals availing themselves of various consular services.

Held at the Sun Palace Hotel, the mobile consular mission served 594 individuals for passport renewals; 17, dual citizenship processing (adults) and two for minors; nine reports of birth; six, notarial needs, two reports of marriage; and one travel documentation needs.

In addition, the consulate team registered 587 overseas absentee voters.

Philippine passport renewal is by appointment and the Philippine Consulate General’s Office on Guam is reminding everyone to submit applications for renewal in advance to be able to secure a biometric appointment.

The four-day consular mobile service was headed by acting Philippine Consul General to Guam Mark Francis Hamoy. His team include Ellen Morco, Annabelle Oviedo-Lavarez, Fritz Gerald Fernandez, Jermyn Julius Checa, and Ferdinand Villamor.

Philippine Honorary Consul to the CNMI Glicerio Eli Arago, for his part, expressed his office’s gratitude to IT&E-CNMI general manager Rose Soledad, Bhiya Canadalla, United Filipino Organization president Mar Masilungan, Sun Palace Hotel, and the volunteers headed by Annamae Adaza for all their support and assistance in ensuring the success of the four-day consular mission.

For more information, call the Philippine consulate at 233-6293.

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