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Visa Update: Cancelation of B1/B2 (Business/Tourist) Visa Appointments through February 26, 2021

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has canceled nonimmigrant B1/B2 (Business/Tourist) visa interview appointments scheduled through February 26, 2021 in response to the continued significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Department of State suspended routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services worldwide in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In July 2020, ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  01/25/2021 Effective January 26, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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United States Helps Bolster Philippines’ Capacity to Combat Wildlife Crime

Manila, January 22, 2021 – On January 22, U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director Kelia Cummins joined Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Ernesto Adobo, Jr., DENR Biodiversity Management Bureau Officer-in-Charge and Assistant Director Amelita DJ. Ortiz, and United Nations Office on Drugs and ...
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U.S. Embassy Joins Globe, BFAR, and NFRDI for Launch of International Award-Winning ISDApp

Manila, January 21, 2021 — On Thursday, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines joined Team iNON for the launch of ISDApp, a one-of-a-kind community app that will communicate important safety and weather information to fisherfolk who do not have smartphones or mobile internet.  The launch was co-sponsored by Globe Telecom, the Bureau of Fisheries and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in the Philippines: Passport Renewal Procedures

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines January 19, 2021 Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in the Philippines:  Passport Renewal Procedures Do you have questions about renewing your U.S. passport as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit travel and gatherings?  Do you know if you are eligible to renew your ...
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