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Jan. 12, 18 | 12:09 pm

The Department of Foreign Affairs has come under heavy fire from Filipino netizens — including those working abroad — who want to get or renew their passports, for difficulties in securing appointment slots through the agency’s online facilities.

The DFA’s Facebook page has been flooded with complaints from those who are unable to get appointments earlier than March.

Meanwhile, Quezon City Representative Winnie Castelo said he may ask for a congressional inquiry to seek DFA’s explanation on the problem.

He also urged the DFA to make passport renewal easier for OFWs.

“Please don’t make passport renewal difficult for OFWs especially those who are in the country for a short vacation and who need to return soon to the countries where they are working,” he said.

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