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Passport-on-Wheels at Kalibo & Boracay CityMall

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Passport-on-wheels at Boracay and Kalibo

So summer is about to roll in and you are excited to head on to your dream destination, or perhaps, to an out-of-the-country getaway for a well-deserved R&R. You started to tick off the items at your Vacation To-do list, booked your ticket and started working out to get your summer body ready. But ooopppss, you discovered that your passport’s validity had expired and, worse, your vacation buddy doesn’t even have one!

Indeed, your passport is the most important travel document (apart from visas and ticket) for any trip abroad. According to usejournal.com, a passport is a document which is issued by a country to its citizens as a proof of citizenship and thus facilitating international travel”. Simply put, having a passport means that your country has allowed you to travel around the world. So to ensure that you will hit no snags when travelling, having a valid passport is key.


Is it a problem? Well, not for Aklanons. Yes, you no longer have to take that long trip to Iloilo just to process your passport because CityMall, both Kalibo and Boracay, is now hosting passport processing of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

In a statement, CityMalls Commercial Centers, Inc. said that it signed a memorandum of agreement with the DFA to hold Passport-on-Wheels tour in CityMalls around the country, Aklan included. “We are glad to be working with important government agencies, like the DFA among others, to make the lives of Filipinos better by helping them in cascading their services with efficiency and convenience. These kinds of initiatives are aligned with the government’s thrust to make the Philippine economy more inclusive and help improve the lives of the people, especially in the provinces,” said DoubleDragon Chairman Edgar “Injap” J. Sia II.

The schedule of passport processing for Aklan is as follows:

CityMall-Kalibo:

  • Appointment Scheduling: February 16 – March 14, 2020
  • Biometrics, Photo Taking and Submission of valid documents: March 16 – March 18, 2020

CityMall-Boracay:

  • Appointment Scheduling: February 19 – March 16, 2020
  • Biometrics, Photo taking and submission of valid Documents: March 19 – March 20, 2020

But before you head out to the nearest CityMall branch, make sure you have the following requirements:

For adults who are getting a new passport: 1. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate (1 original and 1 Photocopy)

2. PSA Marriage contract for married females using husband’s last name

3. Any of the following IDs (1 original and 1 photocopy)

  • – SSS/GSIS
  • – LTO Driver’s License
  • – PRC ID
  • – OWWA E-Card
  • – COMELEC Voter’s ID
  • – PNP Firearms License
  • – Senior Citizen ID
  • – Airman License (Aug 2016 onwards)
  • – Postal ID (Nov 2016 onwards)

– School ID (for currently enrolled and fresh graduates)

For adults who wants to renew their passport:

1. Current passport with photocopy of data paga

2. Original PSA authenticated documents that will support the change of name

  • -Marriage contract
  • -Annotated Birth certificate
  • – Annotated Marriage contract to show annulment/divorce/court ordered instruction
  • -Death certificate of spouse

3. Any of the following IDs (1 original and 1 photocopy)

  • – SSS/GSIS
  • – LTO Driver’s License
  • – PRC ID
  • – OWWA E-Card
  • – COMELEC Voter’s ID
  • – PNP Firearms License
  • – Senior Citizen ID
  • – Airman License (Aug 2016 onwards)
  • – Postal ID (Nov 2016 onwards)
  • – School ID (for currently enrolled and fresh graduates)

For minors who are getting a new passport:

1. Filled out application form – ask them for a copy

2. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate (1 original and 1 Photocopy)

3. PSA Marriage certificate of parents if only one parent is accompanying the minor

4. If parents are not married, affidavit of support from the MOTHER, if mother is NOT accompanying the minor

5. Passport or valid Government issued ID of either parent with one (1) photocopy:

  • – SSS/GSIS
  • – LTO Driver’s License
  • – PRC ID
  • – OWWA E-Card
  • – COMELEC Voter’s ID
  • – PNP Firearms License
  • – Senior Citizen ID
  • – Airman License (Aug 2016 onwards)
  • – Postal ID (Nov 2016 onwards)
  • – School ID (for currently enrolled and fresh graduates)

6. School ID of Minor

It is imperative that you check the validity of your passport when planning to travel outside the country. Keep in mind that according to International Civil Aviation Organization, your passport’s validity should not be less than six months at the time of travel. So it is advisable that you must start the procedure of getting your passports renewed if it is about to expire within 6 months or if you have to make a fresh passport altogether, process your papers at least 3-5 months in advance to avoid any last minute hassles.

Good luck and have a safe travel, folks!

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  1. Ryan Budayao

    February 18, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    Pwede po ba ang TIN ID

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