Tag Archives: OFW

Know the DFA Alert Levels

The DFA alert levels are assigned by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs to destinations which reflect how DFA evaluate the threats that travelers may face in a certain destination. These alert levels shed light on the risks that travelers and OFW’s may potentially encounter at their country of destination or present whereabouts. The DFA has four (4)… Read More »

OFW need not secure online appointments to renew passports

OFWs are not required to secure online appointments to renew their passports. They can go to the nearest DFA Consular Office to have their passport applications processed.   Kayo po ba ay isang OFW at kailangan magrenew ng passport? Hindi niyo na po kailangan kumuha ng appointment online para magrenew. May special lane po para sa inyo sa… Read More »

What does the Red Ribbon Mean?

  What does the Red Ribbon Mean? Red Ribbon is the process of authenticating Philippine documents intended for use abroad.   The process of authenticating documents was previously under the Office of the President but is now transferred to the DFA’s Office of Consular Affairs.   Executive Order No.582 signed on December 24, 2006 transferred the process of… Read More »

Jennifer Dalqueza is finally home

Jennifer Dalqueza is finally home.   Thank you to the men and women of the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, especially Ambassadors Grace Princesa, Constancio Vigno and Hjayceelyn Quintana.   After spending almost four years in a UAE prison, acquitted Filipina murder suspect Jennifer Dalquez finally boarded her flight to freedom but she did not leave without thanking… Read More »