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POSTPONEMENT OF SCHEDULED HEARING TO DECIDE ON APPLICATIONS FOR OVERSEAS REGISTRATION
In compliance with COMELEC Resolution No. 9862 promulgated on 1 April 2014, the Resident Election Registration Board of the Philippine Embassy in Canberra has rescheduled its 16 March 2015 hearing to 20 April 2015. Read more:
ePASSPORTS LODGED AT PERTH MOBILE MISSION READY FOR RELEASE
To claim their ePassports by mail/post, applicants are advised to send the following to the Embassy through registered post/express post platinum:
1. Original old/current Passport
2. Photocopy of Official Receipt
Following is the list of applicants who lodged their applications during the Mobile Passport Mission in Perth on 15-17 January 2015 and whose passports are now available for release. Click here:
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF VOTERS’ IDENTIFICATION CARDS
The Embassy of the Philippines in Canberra wishes to inform all registered voters who filed their applications for registration from 2009 to 2012 that their respective Voters' IDs are now available and may be picked up from the Embassy either personally or through their authorized representative.
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS SERVICE CHARGE (TERMINAL FEE) EFFECTIVE 1 FEBRUARY 2015
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has implemented the integration of the International Passenger Service Charge (IPSC), or better known as the terminal fee, into airline tickets beginning 1 February 2015. Tickets purchased online or outside the Philippines starting this date already include the Php 550 terminal fee. Read more:
NOTICE OF HEARING TO DECIDE ON APPLICATIONS FOR OVERSEAS REGISTRATION
In compliance with COMELEC Resolution No. 9862 promulgated on 1 April 2014, the Resident Election Registration Board of the Philippine Embassy in Canberra will hold a hearing on Monday, 16 February 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Embassy Conference Area to decide on the following applications for registration as overseas voters received by the Embassy from 3 November 2014 to 30 January 2015: Read more:
VIGAN CITY DECLARED ONE OF THE NEW 7 WONDER CITIES OF THE WORLD
The Embassy received a letter from the City Mayor of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Hon. Eva Marie S. Medina, that in December 2014, Vigan was declared as one of the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World.
“12th SINULOG FESTIVAL” IN CANBERRA
20 January 2015- Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Nina P. Cainglet and her family, who represented the Ambassador, and Labour Attaché Rodolfo Sabulao and wife, were joined by Embassy personnel and their families in celebrating the 12th Anniversary of the Annual Feast of Señor Santo Niño, hosted by the Philippine Cultural Society (PCS) on Sunday, 18 January 2015, to coincide with the Sinulog Festival in Cebu. Read more:
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Commission on Filipinos Overseas