Consular Outreach Mission in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 14 – 15 December 2013

The Philippine Embassy in Madrid is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on

 

Date & Schedule: Saturday, 14 December 2013

                                Sunday, 15 December 2013

 

Location: Calle Suarez Naranjo, 93

                 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35004

Services to be Rendered:

  • Philippine passport renewal / issuance
  • Notarial and translation services
  • Reports of Births and Marriages
  • NBI Clearance processing
  • Oath-taking of former Filipinos under the Dual Citizenship Act (12 pm on Saturday)

 

Passport Services

The application for Philippine passport is strictly by appointment only.  The Consular Team can only allot appointments to 350 passport applicants. 

In view of this limited number of application slots and to expedite processing, applicants are advised to APPLY FOR AN APPOINTMENT SLOT by sending an email to the Embassy at passport@philembassymadrid.com. 

The email must include the following attachments:

§        Accomplished passport application form which may be downloaded from the Embassy’s website at http://www.philembassymadrid.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Forms/Passport%20Application%20Form.pdf

§       Photocopy of current passport’s data page

The additional requirements for passport renewal may be found at http://www.philembassymadrid.com/renewal.

Those applicants who are not able to secure appointments cannot be accommodated at the site. 

Approved applications will be confirmed via email.  Only applications with complete requirements will be processed.

The final list of all applicants with confirmed appointments will be posted on the Embassy’s website by 09 December 2013. 

 

Notarial and Translation Services

Applicants who wish to have their NSO-issued birth and marriage certificates or NBI clearance certificates translate may mail their documents to the Embassy for translation and may pick them up at the site. 

The fee is 22.50 euros per document and payment may be made through Giro Postal, payable to Embajada de Filipinas.

Documents for translation must be received by the Embassy not later than 09 December 2013  for pick-up at the site. 

The Consular Team will accept documents for translation at the site but these documents cannot be released on the spot and will instead be mailed to the applicant with the corresponding postage fee chargeable to the applicant.

The requirements for notarial services may be found at http://www.philembassymadrid.com/acknowledgement.

 

Reports of Birth and Marriage

The report of birth is a requirement for the issuance of a Philippine passport for a child born to Filipino parents in Spain.

The requirements for reports of birth and marriage may be found at http://www.philembassymadrid.com/civil-registry.

 

Oath-taking of former Filipinos under the Dual Citizenship Act

The requirements for dual citizenship may be found at http://www.philembassymadrid.com/dual-citizenship.

The application together with the supporting documents and photographs must be mailed to the Embassy not later than 09 December 2013.  Applicants with approved dual citizenship applications will be notified of the oath-taking ceremony which will take place at 12 pm on Saturday.  Applicants are requested to arrive at least 45 minutes before the oath-taking ceremony.

For more information regarding the Consular Outreach please contact the Embassy at consular@philembassymadrid.com or at 91 782 3830.