The Philippine Embassy in London has recently announced that VFS Philippine ePassport Renewal Processing Centres are now open in Cardiff, Wales; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Dublin, Ireland. All processing centres are open from Monday to Friday, by appointment only.
The processing centres will only accept straightforward electronic passport renewal applications for both adults and minors. New passport applications will continue to be processed at the Philippine Embassy in London.
Other passport applications that require processing in London are the following: passports that have been expired for two years or more; applications entailing changes on the applicant’s name, replacements of lost or damaged passports, and other complex passport applications.
To book an appointments for the VFS ePassport Renewal Processing Centres, click this link. In Cardiff, the opening hours are 10:30 to 14:30; in Edinburgh, from 8:30 to 14:30; and in Belfast, from 10:30 to 14:30. The centres are open from Monday to Friday.
To apply for a new Philippine passport or for more complex passport renewal applications, click here. Applicants will be required to visit the Philippine Embassy in London for these applications.