Philippine Honorary Consul to Victoria Felix Pintado discusses the benefits of being dual citizens.
Philippine Honorary Consul to Victoria Felix Pintado discusses the benefits of being dual citizens.

The Philippine Embassy recently concluded its inaugural Mobile Passport Mission in Melbourne for 2017, with more than 600 passport applicants served on 16-20 January 2017 at St. Francis Church.

Consul Jim San Agustin, the head of the Consular Mission in Melbourne, administered the Dual Citizenship Oath-taking on 18 and 19 January.

Joining Consul San Agustin in the Mobile Mission in Melbourne were Carlomagno Estole, Kathleen Tudio, Roderick Sierra and the Philippine Labor Attaché, Atty. Rodolfo Sabulao.

The Embassy’s Mobile Passport Mission was organised with the Philippine Consulate in Melbourne headed by Felix Pintado, Philippine Honorary Consul to Victoria. He was assisted by the following Consulate staff and volunteers, Virginia Del Rosario, Felicitas (Nini) Jover, Fred Jover and Di Jamieson.

The Mobile Mission also administered more than 300 overseas voter registrations.
The Philippine Embassy in Australia is now accepting applications for passport appointments, dual citizenship oath-taking and overseas voter registration for Filipinos in the Northern Territory on 4-5 April 2017 and South Australia on 7-8 April 2017.

Filipinos all over Australia welcome the Embassy’s mobile mission as they get to obtain their new or renew their passports, acquire their dual citizenship or register for the Philippine election without having to personally visit the Embassy in Canberra.
For more details, visit philembassy.org.au.


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