From August 29 to September 1, 2012, DFA-NCR East will have a soft opening and dry run which it will accept 500 passport applicants. On September 3, it will begin accepting a thousand applicants.
Report said DFA-NCR East will be open for processing and releasing from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mondays to Saturdays. On Sundays, it will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for releasing only.
Only applicants with scheduled appointments and senior citizens with valid proof of age shall be accommodated, the report added.
Requirements Needed Before or After Getting a DFA Passport Appointment
- Active e-mail address.
- Documentary Requirements: Please click one of the following that applies. [New Applications, Renewal, Loss Passports, Emergency Cases]
Step 1. Go to this link to enter some personal information. At the "Set Appointment" page, please type the two words you see in reCaptcha service separated by a space. (See example figure below.) NOTE: For Family Applications, to help ensure that your appointment dates are all the same, please use Family Application Form.
Step 2. Supply all information needed from "Application Type" to "Processing Type."
Step 3. Set your date and time of appointment on the new screen and complete your application.
Step 4. Check your email immediately (within 24 hours from date of completion) for confirmation link, reference number, and schedule of your appointment. (NOTE: You can also cancel your appointment on the same email by clicking "Cancel Appointment Link.") Download and print the completed passport application form with the appointment reference number. (NOTE: Applicants will not be admitted at the entrance gate without valid appointment and application forms.)
Step 5. Photocopy all the necessary documents before proceeding to DFA-NCR East in SM Megamall. (NOTE: Applicants will not be processed if they do not have complete set of photocopies of their documents.)
- Regular Processing: Php 950.00 (15 working days)
- Rush Processing: Php 1,200.00 (7 working days)
- An additional fee will be charged for processing of Lost Passports if it is still valid: Green/MRP Passport - Php 200.00, E-Passport - Php 350.00