The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) officially opened the first satellite consular office at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The office is located at the newly build building C on the 7h floor. This is only the first and expect for more satellite office in malls nationwide.

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The DFA signed under the public-private partnership program (PPP) of the Aquino administration.

Below are the following DFA consular offices that have previously opened.

Pacific Mall in Mandaue, Cebu
Robinsons Star Mills Mall in San Fernando, Pampanga
Marquee Mall in Clark, Pampanga

Last January 16, 2012, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Henry Sy signed a memorandum of agreement for the hosting in SM malls of five consular offices nationwide.

DFA Satellite Office Schedule

Mondays to Saturdays - From 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  
(For both processing and releasing)

Sundays for releasing only - From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

How to Schedule an Appointment?

Applicants may log on to or
or call (02) 737-1000
Note: DFA-NCR East will also provide authentication services to the public.

Meanwhile, DFA Secretaray Del Rosario said they has no plans of increasing its passport fees, from P950 for regular processing and P1,200 for expedited processing.

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