By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Seoul

JEJU CITY, 23 September 2017 ? The Philippine Embassy in South Korea conducted a two-day consular outreach mission in Jeju City, the capital of Jeju province and the largest city on the island of Jeju, on 22 and 23 September 2017.

The four-member consular team of the Philippine Embassy, led by Third Secretary and Vice Consul Ella Karina R. Mitra, pose with the officers and members of the Nagkakaisang Pilipino sa Jeju after the 2-day Consular Outreach.
The 4-member mobile consular team, led by Third Secretary and Vice Consul Ella Karina Mitra, was assisted by the officers and staff of the Nagkakaisang Pilipino sa Jeju (NAPIL), headed by its president, Ms. Maritess Gaddi. The consular outreach to Jeju was also done with the cooperation of the Jeju Immigrant Office where the outreach mission was held.

The team was able to serve over 150 Filipinos for various consular services such as new passport application, passport renewal, report of birth, NBI clearance application, and citizenship reacquisition.

In addition to the consular outreach program, the Embassy, with the assistance of NAPIL, also organized a FilCom Forum. Vice Consul Mitra presented updates on consular matters and later fielded various questions and concerns of the audience. Said Forum was attended by over 30 members of the Jeju Filipino Community.

Jeju province is one of the nine provinces of South Korea. Situated on and co-terminous with the nation's largest island of Jeju, the province is home to 604 Filipinos (as of 31 March 2017).