GENEVA 15 May 2018 – The Philippine Consulate General once again opened its doors from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to provide consular and other services to OFWs residing in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud, Switzerland on Sunday, 06 May.
Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, right, Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations and Consul General Enrico T. Fos, left, of the Philippine Consulate General in Geneva pose with dual citizenship applicants after taking their Oath of Allegiance. (Geneva PCG photo)
The Consular Open House dubbed as “PCG Ko, Bukas ng Linggo” is a series of weekend services aimed at bringing public services closer to Filipinos who cannot otherwise visit the Consulate on regular weekdays due to their busy work schedules.
Consular services such as passporting, civil registry, dual citizenship and notarials were made available during the Open House. The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Geneva also offered OWWA services. A representative of Pag-IBIG based in Milan also provided services to OFWs who otherwise could not travel to Milan, Italy to avail of this government service.
The Open House was able to provide consular and related services to some 50 Filipinos. END