The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced that it will resume stamping arrival and departure stamps on regular e-passports of nationals from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
Department of Foreign Affairs Philippines
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) officially opened its first authentication service center in Visayas. The new DFA Cebu Consular Office in Mandaue, Cebu is expected to reduce the burden faced by the residents of the Visayas region in obtaining travel documents.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will no longer issue authentication certificates from May 14 onwards, following the Philippines’ accession as a state member of the Apostille Convention.