January 21, 2018

Passport & Visa News

All Filipinos are reminded to regularly check the validity of their passports and have them renewed if they have eight (8) months validity or less. This will ensure that anyone wishing to travel would not encounter last-minute or unexpected problems regarding the validity of his or her passport.


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Ambassador Lhuillier Presents Credentials to Andorran Co-Prince, French President Macron

Philippine Ambassador to Spain, H.E. Philippe J. Lhuillier, presented his Letter of Credence as non-resident ambassador to the Principality of Andorra to H.E. Emmanuel Macron, Co-Prince of Andorra, on 27 November 2017 at the Élysée Palace in Paris, France. Thirteen other . . .

PE Madrid posts 67 passport applicants for first working day of 2018

The Philippine Embassy in Madrid generated 67 passport applicants for the 10-year validity passports for the first working day of 2018. The number of applications is the highest in Post´s recent history for a given day. The consular section worked overtime on 03 January 2018 . . .

PE Madrid, Knights of Rizal & FILCOM Commemorate Rizal’s 121st Death Anniversary

The Philippine Embassy in Madrid and the Knights of Rizal – Capítulo La Solidaridad were joined by the Filipino Community in Madrid in commemorating the 121st Death Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal with a wreath-laying at the Jose Rizal Monument at Calle Santander 1 . . .

Jose Rizal in Present-Day Madrid

Any person, whether Filipino or not,  who has undergone a class on Jose Rizal, or heard  or read about him, would know that Madrid, the Spanish capital, played an important role in the life of the Filipino hero. It has been over 130 years since Rizal set foot in Spain, yet he left tangible . . .

Focus on Philippine Handicrafts, Food and Traditions at la Navideña 2018 Fair in Madrid

The Philippine Embassy in Spain participated in La Navideña Feria Internacional de las Culturas held in Matadero, Madrid on 15-29 December 2017. The Navideña is Madrid’s annual international Christmas bazaar. The Philippine booths at the fair featured . . .

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