PILOT PROGRAM LAUNCHED MARCH 21ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA —Consistent with the thrust of the Department of Foreign Affairs to provide efficient and comfortable service to all Filipinos and in line with the vision of the
Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco to Spark*Connect*Empower all Filipino-Americans in its areas of jurisdiction, the Consulate General now accepts both walk-in applicants and appointment-based applications for the processing of Philippine passports.
Applicants may still come to the Consulate any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. as walk-in applicants but now they also have an option to secure an online appointment on a specific date and hour, to suit their own schedules. By booking an appointment, applicants can come to the Consulate on their preferred date and time.
The “go-live” for the appointment system started on March 21. The first appointment slots will open beginning April 2, Monday. This appointment system is a pilot program. For more information, please log on to www.philippinessanfranisco.org to schedule an appointment.
The following are covered by the San Francisco Philippine Consulate: States of Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia in the U.S., as well as over Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Guantanamo Bay, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands. (PM)