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× Bring birth certificates when renewing passports — DFA

MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now requiring holders of passports for renewal to submit their birth certificates after the agency revealed that it had lost data to a previous contractor.


"Because previous contractor got pissed when terminated it made off with data. We did nothing about it or couldn't because we were in the wrong," DFA Secretary Teddy Boy…

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