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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Mobile Consular Mission serves over 600 Filipinos in Melbourne

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MELBOURNE, Australia – The Embassy of the Philippines in Canberra completed a five-day mobile consular mission in Melbourne, Victoria on 14-18 January 2019.

The Philippine Embassy in Canberra deployed a mobile consular mission in Melbourne, Victoria on 14-18 January 2019 to process passport applications. (Photo credit: Gregorio Images, Philtimes.com.au)

The mobile consular team processed 586 passport applications and administered the oath of allegiance of sixty-eight (68) Filipinos who reacquired their Filipino citizenship through Republic Act No 9225 or the Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003.

The mobile consular mission deployed by the Philippine Embassy in Canberra processed 586 passport applications. (Photo credit: Gregorio Images, Philtimes.com.au)

The Embassy team was led by First Secretary and Consul Corina Reyes with consular assistants Albert Francia and Gloria Celis. Col. Dennis Gammad, Philippine Defense Attaché to Australia, provided logistical support to the mission. The Embassy worked with the Philippine Honorary Consulate in Melbourne led by Consul Felix Pintado to ensure an organized and productive consular mission.

A total of 68 Filipinos took their oath of allegiance under the Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003. (Photo credit: Gregorio Images, Philtimes.com.au)

There are approximately 70,000 Filipinos in the State of Victoria.

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