Sample Cover Letter for Schengen Visa Application at the French Embassy

Sample Cover Letter for Schengen Visa Application at the French Embassy

* A cover letter is one of the requirements when applying for a Schengen visa at the French embassy. In the letter, you’re supposed to explain the purpose of your trip and your proposed day-to-day itinerary. If you’re applying for a visa and you need some ideas…

Getting A Philippine Passport: List of Acceptable IDs and Supporting Documents

Getting A Philippine Passport: List of Acceptable IDs and Supporting Documents

* Updated March 2017. The information stated below is based on the DFA website and is accurate to the best of the writer’s knowledge. However, according to personnel from DFA Cebu, the DFA website is not updated regularly. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to personally get a…

What Filipinos Need to Know About Traveling Abroad: Guidelines from the Bureau of Immigration

What Filipinos Need to Know About Traveling Abroad: Guidelines from the Bureau of Immigration

* * The Bureau of Immigration sparked furious discussions a few months ago when they announced they will be asking Filipinos traveling abroad to show proof of financial means. “You mean only the rich have a right to travel?” was the outraged question from citizens…

7 KG PLUS: The carry-on baggage policies of Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, and Air Asia in one easy-to-bookmark page

7 KG PLUS: The carry-on baggage policies of Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, and Air Asia in one easy-to-bookmark page

Whenever I fly, I’m always having to recheck the airline’s website for its carry-on baggage policy because I keep forgetting the bag’s allowable weight and dimensions and the extra items I’m allowed to take along. This time I thought I might as well make a…

Passport Application/Renewal at DFA Cebu: What You Need To Know

Passport Application/Renewal at DFA Cebu: What You Need To Know

* First: The Basics * The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is at the Pacific Mall (also sometimes known as Metro Mandaue) in Mandaue City, Cebu. * DFA Cebu is open from Monday to Friday 9 AM-6 PM and Saturday 9 AM-3 PM. If you…