The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, released on Tuesday, July 20, an advisory notifying the Filipino community that the Thai government has issued Regulation No. 28, which tightens measures in the “maximum and strict COVID-19 control zone (Dark Red Zone)” to combat the COVID-19 virus’s spread.
Below is the full text of the advisory shared on Philippine Embassy in Thailand Facebook Page:
The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand informs the Filipino community that the Thai Government has issued Regulation No. 28, tightening measures in the “maximum and strict COVID-19 control zone (Dark Red Zone)” to manage the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
In compliance with the said directive, the Philippine Embassy will be providing consular services as follows:
1. Frontline consular services (passports, notarization, certification, and legalization) will be provided on emergency basis only from 23 July 2021 until further notice.
The online appointment system is temporarily suspended. To secure an appointment, kindly send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. The service for solemnization of marriage will be suspended from 23 July 2021 until further notice.
3. Those who have appointments for consular services from 23 July 2021 onwards will be informed of their new schedule by phone or email.
For emergency cases, the Duty Officer of the Philippine Embassy may be reached at mobile number +66-89-926-5954 (for consular services) or +66-81-989-7116 (for Assistance to Nationals concerns).
The Philippine Embassy continues to urge all Filipinos to monitor Thai Government announcements, follow prevailing health protocols and restrictions, as well as take all necessary precautions to avoid infection and contribute to the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The Philippine Embassy remains ready to assist the Filipino community in Thailand.