The six-member consular team of the Philippine Embassy, led by Third Secretary and Vice Consul Lyza Maria S. Viejo (front row, third from right), pose with PAG-IBIG Member Services Officer Dominic Leoligao (second row, center) and the officers and members of the Gwangju Filipino Catholic Community Council after the 2-day Consular Outreach.
Third Secretary and Vice Consul Lyza Maria S. Viejo led the six-member consular outreach team in bringing various services to the Filipino Community in Gwangju including passport application and renewal, civil registration, NBI clearance application, notarial services, and citizenship reacquisition, among others. Vice Consul Viejo also provided information and assistance to Filipinos in distress in Gwangju. The consular team processed a total of 232 consular services during the two-day period, serving more than 180 Filipinos.
PAG-IBIG Member Services officer Mr. Dominic Leoligao also accompanied the consular outreach mission team and provided information on PAG-IBIG programs and services to the Filipino Community.
The consular outreach mission was held in coordination with the Gwangju Filipino Catholic Community, led by its president, Mr. Rexie Ponce and its vice president, Ms. Sherryl Sambo.
Gwangju is Korea'd sixth largest city and is home to 1,085 Filipinos as of 31 December 2017.