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ADVISORY ON PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS

26 April 2012 -   The Philippine Embassy wishes to inform the public that the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs has fully implemented the electronic Passport system (e-Passport) in compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) standards of phasing out manually scripted passports by 2014.

In view of the above, the Embassy advises Filipinos in Switzerland, who are still holders of: manually scripted, machine readable (MRP) or machine ready readable (MRRP) passports, to apply for an e-Passport to avoid any inconvenience at any international ports of entry.

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