Wednesday, May 30, 2012

US Embassy Outreach in Subic on June 1

U.S. Embassy representatives from the American Citizens Services (ACS)  of the Consular Section; Department of Homeland Security-Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS-CIS); Social Security Administration (SSA);  Veterans Affairs Office  (VA) and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VOCREHAB)  will be in:
Friday, June 1, 2012
8:00am to 11:00am
VIP Room #1, Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center
Efficiency St., Subic Bay Gateway Park, SBFZ
ACS will:
  • Accept applications for Passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad
  • Provide information on registering with the Embassy
  • Perform notaries and affidavits of legal capacity to marry in the Philippines
Ø       Please note: Applicants for Citizenship and Passport service must read all information on the US Embassy website (  Read this before you come and prepare all documents for the interview.  If you do not bring the required documentation, we will turn you away and you will have to schedule an appointment at the Embassy.
Ø       Due to demand, we might not be able to accommodate all applicants for interview during the three hours of the outreach and may implement a limit for some services.
DHS-CIS will:
  • Provide instructions for filing such applications/petitions
  • Distribute DHS forms and guidelines regarding DHS applications/petitions
  • Provide information related to Immigration matters
SSA will:
  • Discuss basic entitlement requirements for the different Social Security benefits;
  • Develop claims for benefits;
  • Process Social Security number applications;
  • Resolve Post-Entitlement cases, e.g., Change of Address, Report of Death, Medicare Enrollment, Direct Deposit enrollment, Non-receipt of benefits, etc.
VA will:
  • Field general inquiries on specific claims
  • Assist in filling out VA application forms for various benefits such as compensation, pension, death benefits, burial benefits, claim for dependents and change of address.
Additional information can be obtained prior to the visit by contacting: American Citizen Services Section of the American Embassy in Manila (02) 301-2000 ext. 2246.  
  • Disseminate information to US regular servicemen regarding the VR&E services;
  • Motivate qualified and eligible veterans to avail of these services;
  • Follow-up with those who have already claimed VR&E Benefits;
  • Monitor the progress of those who are on training;
Explore employment options & provide employment services for those who are on the job ready status.

While fees are listed in U.S. Dollars, because of banking issues, we can only accept Philippine pesos as payment for services.  (Peso exchange rate will be provided during the Outreach)
Adult (16 and above) Passport Application fee (DS11): $135
Minor (under 16) Passport Application fee:                   $105
Passport Renewal fee (minor)                                              $105
                               (adult (DS82))                           $110
Additional Passport Pages:                              $82
Consular Report of Birth Abroad:                        $100
Extra Copy
       Other doc. related to the same transaction       $50
Acknowledgment of Signature                     $50
Voting registration card or absentee ballot             no fee
Savings Bonds                                   no fee
Affidavit of Legal Capacity to Marry            $50
Report of Death of an American Citizen                  no fee
Selective Service                                                       no fee
Inquiries regarding Non-Immigrant Visas will not be accommodated during the outreach.   Inquires must be made to the U.S. Embassy in Manila by calling (02) 982-5555  and (02) 902-8930 (for calls within the Philippines ) or via e-mail to   
American Citizens Services (jty)
U.S. Embassy, Manila, Philippines
Telephone: (011) (63 2) 301-2000 extensions 2246 or 2567
Fax: (011)(63 2) 301-2017
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