By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Seoul

BUSAN, 24 March 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in South Korea conducted a two-day consular outreach mission in the city of Busan, located 325 kilometers south of Seoul, on 23-24 March 2018. Busan is South Korea's second most populous city after Seoul and it is the number one trading port. There are approximately 2,060 registered Filipinos residing in Busan.

A collage of photos taken during the Philippine Embassy's consular mission conducted at the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Busan, 23-24 March 2018.
The Philippine Embassy's six-member consular team, which was led by Consul General Christian L. De Jesus, extended 343 consular services including passport applications, reports of birth, notarization, marriage and citizenship applications during the two-day outreach mission. Welfare Officer Manuela N. Pena and Pag-IBIG Member Services officer Mr. Dominic Leoligao accompanied the team to provide assistance and information on their respective services.

The consular outreach mission, the Philippine Embassy's second for the year, was held at the Philippine Honorary Consulate General located in the Gumjeong District in coordination with the Philippine Honorary Consul General to Busan, Dr. An Sang-wook. Filipinos based in surrounding cities also availed of consular services.