The Philippine Embassy in Canberra processed 840 passport applications during the mobile consular mission in Peth, Western Australia between 11 to 15 November 2019.
PERTH, Australia (18 November 2019) – The Philippine Embassy in Canberra completed a five-day mobile consular mission in Perth, Western Australia on 11-15 November 2019. This was the second mission to Perth for calendar year 2019.
The Embassy processed 840 passport applications and administered the oath of allegiance to more than 80 Filipinos who reacquired their Filipino citizenship under Republic Act No. 9225 or the Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003.
The mission was led by Third Secretary and Vice Consul Nicole de Castro with consular assistants Ms. Rowena Ma. Carmen Sierra, Mr. Roderick Sierra and Ms. Gloria Celis. Mr. Antonio Saquing Jr. of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Canberra conducted one-on-one consultations with Filipino overseas workers.
The Mobile Consular Mission was supported by the Philippine Consulate in Perth led by Philippine Honorary Consul Michael Gillis and volunteers from the Filipino community.
The next mobile missions to Perth will be in July and October 2020. Please visit https://www.philembassy.org.au/latest/advisory/mobile-passport-missions-in-2020 for updates. END
Third Secretary and Vice Consul Nicole de Castro administers the oath of allegiance for dual citizens on 12 and 13 November 2019.