All DFA consular offices closed on August 12 for Eid’l Adha
#DFAAdvisory on the closure of all DFA Offices on 12 August 2019 in observance of Eid al-Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice”: There will be no passport or authentication/Apostillization ("red ribbon") service that day. pic.twitter.com/SDyeMUlrGU
— DFA Philippines (@DFAPHL) August 8, 2019
MANILA, Philippines — All consular offices across the country will be closed on August 12 in observance of Eid’l Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
In an advisory issued on Thursday, the DFA’s Office of Consular Affairs said there would also be no passport or authentication (Apostillization) service that day.
This as President Rodrigo Duterte declared August 12 as a regular holiday nationwide, the DFA noted.
The DFA, meanwhile, said applicants whose passports or authenticated (Apostillized) documents were scheduled to be released on August 12 may claim them the following day (Tuesday, August 13). /je