What Do You Need to Get a Philippine Passport and How Do You Set Up a Passport Appointment?

A passport is important to have around. If ever there’s an emergency like for instance a loved one who is overseas needs our help we can always fly to them at any time. Another example would be if there’s political instability in your country and things turn for the worse you can always flee and go somewhere safe. A passport is also handy for identification purposes. It also makes you want to be more adventurous and travel to where your heart desires, and as a result you get to enjoy life more.

There’re several things to remember when getting a Philippine passport. There’re a few passport requirements to accomplish weeks before the date of the appointment. The passport requirements for new application are: personal appearance; confirmed Philippine Passport appointment; duly accomplished application form – emailed to you when you secured your passport appointment; valid IDs with your picture and the supporting documents proving your identity; Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA.

If you already have a passport but need it to be renewed, there’re also requirements to be submitted. The basic requirements are the following: personal appearance; confirmed Philippine Passport appointment; duly accomplished application form – emailed to you when you secured your passport appointment; your expired or expiring Philippine passport; and valid IDs with your picture and the supporting documents proving your identity.

If you want to schedule a passport appointment in the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) you’d have to pay the processing fee first before your appointment will be confirmed. Visit the DFA’s official website to book an appointment (www.passport.gov.ph). Click on the Schedule an Appointment link in the Menu located at the upper portion of the website. When you’re already in the Appointment page, click the check box stating “I have read and understood…”. Click the Start Individual Appointment button if you’re booking for yourself and the Start Group of Appointment button for appointment involving two or more people.

The page for Site Location selection will pop up and you’ll have to choose which region, country and site where you want to apply for Philippine Passport. Set the appointment date and time. Only choose from the available slots shown in the website. Then, enter your personal information and family information. The page Application Information for DFA Passport Appointment allows applicants to choose between New or Renewal. After that, correctly provide your contact information such as complete address, occupation, office address, and their contact number.

Click Save once you’ve double checked your entries. Press the check box “I’m not a robot” and the check box that says “I am aware that possession…” as well as the Confirm button. You’ll then be directed to the page where you’re asked to choose the Passport Application Processing Type. Then to the Payment page where you’ll see the Pay Now button (it’s required to pay for your Passport Application in advance). Click it then a small pop out window will be displayed. Once you read this, click the “I Agree” check box and click the Proceed To Payment button. The next page is the DFA Epayment Services where payment for the passport application appointment is required to be settled by the applicant. This page must show you your Passport Application Reference Number. Click the Proceed button and then the Confirm button. You have the option to choose from several authorized payment centers and pay the application fees. A confirmation email will be sent to you which confirms your appointment for Philippine Passport Application. After all those steps, all you need to do is wait for your appointment date.

Do You Have A Gamer In Your Life?

Everyone should have a gamer in their life. Whether it be someone who they’re in a relationship with, a family member, or even just a friend. Having a gamer in your life is going to be one of the best things for you. They’re often easy going, like relaxing and spending time within the home, and if it’s your partner, they won’t trouble you during the day whilst you’re trying to get the housework done. On the other hand, this can be rather annoying, especially if you need a hand with the work!! However, when you do have a gamer in your life, we know for sure that you can embrace some of the lifestyle choices they opt for, and you might even be able to have a dabble in the gaming world yourself! Have a read on to find out more.

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Let Them Introduce You

If you have a gamer in your life, we don’t doubt that they have annoyed you to play a game or two over the years. You’ve most likely always said no, or you’ve given it a quick go and decided that it really isn’t for you. However, if you give gaming a chance, we guarantee you’ll find a love for it that you didn’t have before. If you experience playing FF15 now for example, we guarantee you’ll fall in love. For those who have never gamed before, the option of playing something with a storyline, and having something to follow, is going to be easier to get into it. The quests that games such as FF15 offer is something that we know will get you hooked! There are other routes to go down, and the people who are addicted to games such as fortnite is growing by the minute! You don’t even have to have a love of gaming for this, you just need to have that competitive side in your to make sure you enjoy it.

Do Something To Put A Smile On Their Face

Even after reading the first paragraph, you might still struggle to understand why someone has a love for gaming. So instead, you can try doing something that you know you’re going to be able to do well, and that’s treat them to something to do with gaming. All you need to do is ask them what their favourite game is, or if they want to go to a gaming event, or if they need anything new for their gaming setup. Once you have the info you need, you can get pretty much anything from the internet. Alternatively, you could always head down to your local gaming store armed with the games that they play, and see if they can suggest anything you could buy for the gaming person in your life.

Encouraging Them Away From The Game

Sometimes the amount of time that a gamer spends in front of their game is just terrible. We’re not talking about a few hours here and there, we’re talking about those that spend the whole day in front of their console, only leaving for a bite to eat or the toilet. Try and encourage them away from the gaming world from time to time, as it can be so addictive for them!

The Gucci Classy Padlock

Have you ever heard about the latest accessory of Gucci? if not, let me then share with you this new piece that the brand had worked with for this year, as the addition for their list of accessories.

It’s a padlock. Who never thought that even a padlock can be a branded one? I think, no one can thought about it, either I – I don’t. Hence, I am too shocked when seeing it because it’s really a rare piece that a high-end brand can even produced. But as I further thinks about it, I am kind agreed that this one is too useful especially the brand, Gucci, offers some classy and elegant bags that are needed to be locked – but they just chose to have it locked in a very luxurious way by having made their own Gucci Padlock.

This padlock is free if you get yourself any Gucci Bags, I think so. But I am not still sure though as I haven’t know yet the further details about it. But as soon the Gucci releases new updates regarding their padlock. I’ll definitely update you all here once again..

 

Stop Running So Many Errands! Do This Instead

Do you still spend a good chunk of your time running errands? The phrase sometimes feels pretty old-fashioned, like something a 1950s housewife would do. But nearly everyone has things they need to do regularly or occasionally, from visiting the post office to picking up your dry cleaning. These tasks can be time-consuming and, if you drive or take public transport, expensive too. If you want to take back your time, you can cut down on these errands by modernizing them or getting rid of them all together. Have a look at these tips to stop running errands and start running your life.

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Take Some of Your Tasks Online

We have the internet now. That means that you should be able to do at least some things online, instead of having to go out and do them. Lots of people shop online, so why not do some other tasks online too? If you have a PO box that you have to go and collect your mail from, switch it to a virtual PO box with a street address. The company will scan all your mail for you and put it online, so you never have to collect it again. See if your bank offers online banking so that you can do some of your banking tasks online instead of going to your nearest branch. They might also offer telephone banking.

Get Someone Else to Do Your Errands for You

What if someone else could run your errands for you? There’s no need to do everything yourself when there are handy services that will help you out. Some of these will come from individual companies. For example, your dry cleaning company might pick up and drop off your laundry for you. You can also find services that will do lots of different tasks for you, from picking up your prescriptions to returning items to the store for you. It will mean you’re paying for the service, but many people are willing to sacrifice some money if it means they get some of their time back.

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Do Essential Errands in Batches

If you do have to run any errands, because they’re hard to avoid completely, don’t scatter them all over the place. If you plan ahead and do them all at the same time, you can save time and money. Make a list of the things you need to do and plan the most efficient route so that you can get them done as soon as possible. Then you won’t have to worry about them for the rest of the week, and you won’t have to make several trips.

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Literally Run Your Errands

Another way to get the most from any errands you do have to run is to literally run them. Combine your workout and your errands by going for a run or perhaps a bike ride and doing essential tasks at the same time. It will keep you fit, and you’ll be productive. If you need to take anything with you or pick anything up, try taking a backpack with you.

You don’t have to waste all your time running errands. Cut them down or do them more efficiently to get your life back.

What Are The Best Tech Features For The Modern Homeowner?

Building a happy home environment is no easy task, but technology can certainly go a long way to helping. Unfortunately, with so many products on the market, it isn’t uncommon for homeowners to fall into the trap of buying items that aren’t needed. Frankly, finding the best additions has often been the hardest challenge. Until now…

Embrace the simple tips below to let technology improve your home life in many different areas. The rewards should start to show in no time.

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Security

A safe home is a happy home, which is why suitable protection should always be the top item on your agenda. Until you’ve upgraded this aspect of the property, you’ll never gain the perfect atmosphere.

Alarm systems have evolved while modern surveillance cameras even offer the chance to track things from your phone. This type of protection doesn’t only keep intruders at bay, but it also gives you the peace of mind needed to relax.

Digital technology isn’t the only solution. Using modern locks for doors and windows will have a huge impact too.

Entertainment

Home is a place for families to relax and enjoy their leisure time. This is one area where technology comes into its own.

Watching television is a longstanding family favorite, but viewing habits have changed. Using a legal streaming site can enable you to watch brilliant shows, including those that aren’t on TV, at your leisure. Meanwhile, upgrading to TV boxes that allow you to pause and record shows allows you to stop living by the schedule.

Video games are another fantastic option. Nowadays, you can even use interactive titles on the PS4 and Xbox One to get a little exercise while having fun. Perfect.

Cooking

Eating is a crucial part of our daily routines, which is why cooking is one of the most important daily chores. However, nobody wants to spend needless hours slaving over the stove. Thanks to modern tech gadgets, this no longer has to be an issue.

George Foreman grills are a particularly useful tool for those wanting leaner meats. Meanwhile, the internet is packed with slow cooker recipes that can turn a Crock Pot into your new favorite tool. Not only does it make things in the kitchen less time-consuming. It additionally gives even amateur cooks a chance to become king or queen of the kitchen.

Bon appetit, thanks to home technology.

Upcycling

Technology has many uses, but the ability to save money is unquestionably one of its greatest. Once upon a time, the tools needed for high-quality jobs were reserved for the professionals. Increased accessibility and reduced costs have opened new doors for the modern homeowner.

Fashion lovers can use simple household objects to create new garments and outfits. Meanwhile, homeowners can use tools and materials to turn old furniture into useful items. Alternatively, a little creativity can turn cheap products into useful household hacks. For example, stationary folders can become useful holders that can be stuck to the sides of cupboards.

Many of those projects are quite simple but do require advanced tools to create lasting results. Bolster your tool box, and the opportunities to build a better home on a limited budget will be greater than ever. If that doesn’t signal a good use for technology, what does?

Fashion News: Vans CEO Is Buying Dickies for $820 Million USD

Who love to see Vans being merged to Dickies? I know most of you folk are pretty much excited to know on what these 2 brands may bring after the merging, if this may pushes through. I actually, myself, is pretty excited too because as you know vans is pretty reputable for street wear while the dickies are into basic Americans style hence seeing the 2 brand collide is quite interspersing isn’t it? hence I was too ecstatic when I’ve heard this news awhile ago which made me decides to put it up here for you to know as well guys.

Actually, there’s no details yet released regarding the buying off but soon enough as the deal sealed we can heard from either to vans or dickies for this. Meantime, let us all be waited and see what to come up next the following days ahead. No worries then as I keen to update you all here as I got the PR release for this.

Maison Margiela & MYKITA New Collaborative Sunglasses 2017

Actually, I am not familiar with these 2 brands I just heard them just today from hypebeast and I immediately finds them worth to blog though as these collaborative finds they’ve have here are quite quirky and I simply loves the retro vibes to them hence I’ve decided to post them up here.

These sunglasses are superb and I think they can goes well in any styling to trying to pull off especially then if you are fond of wearing something in the vintage inspired though these sunglasses are perfectly into millennial styling as well but still you’ll have to consider the finds you’d trying to mix and match up. These sunglasses are not yet in the market at the moment as the two brands are still working on the final touch but no worries because brand had releases an update through their website that these sunglasses aren’t take you so long to be in market just keep on checking the both brand’s online shops to keep you posted.

For the pricing range? as for now I haven’t know it yet s they aren’t release the full PR but they’ll going to tell us all before this month, May, will end hence you better to check me here as I do update you guys here for this Maison Margiela & MYKITA New Collaborative Sunglasses 2017.

How to style This Spring/Summer?

A lot of you guys were asking on what are the best finds to pull off this summer and spring season as brands and designers are gradually changing the trendy pieces in one snap. Well, Actually, there’s no basing for the summer and spring as long as you’re comfortable in what you’re wearing and you can comfortably moving in many ways you wanted, I think you are good. But if you want some sort of specification for this hence let me include some of my summer and springs pieces below for your consideration, perhaps?

First off, the shoes – Because for you to have comfortable feeling the whole time at summertime you should got a comfy pair of shoes to wear as for your daily use. Because kicks are sometimes the culprit why you are in irritated mood the whole day as the heat hits you up so hard coming from your feet hence you should really consider having a nicely and breathable shoes to wear.

For the your bottom, Shorts & Swim are always fine to pick than to pants for the summer. Because you can freely move wearing it and you can always on the go while wearing it unlike to pants where you kinda feel sweaty a little as the sun goes high and sometimes you ended up getting an allergy due to excessive heat you feels under your thigh area, which is bad at all hence to avoid it you must consider wearing shorts this humid days, for awhile.

And for the final touch of your summer and spring outfit. You may go wearing Tank Tops and spice it up with a little accessories like beach bracelets or your summer backpack from Herschel Supply Co.. And you can always replace your shoes into flip flop if needed.

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5 Medical Treatments That Are Perfect for an Urgent Care Clinic

The creation of urgent care clinics has been welcomed by all who seek medical treatment for serious injuries and illnesses that are not quite bad enough to suffer the long waits and expense of a traditional emergency room. Below are five of the most common treatments sought out for urgent care.

Severe Cold and Flu Symptoms

The onset of a severe cold or the flu can leave you feeling miserable. No one wants to sit and wait for hours at a traditional emergency room to be seen about a serious head cold, but you typically hate to wait to see a doctor if it strikes after office hours. An urgent care clinic will see you quickly, affordably and get you set up with the medications you need to start feeling better.

Muscle Strains and Pulls

Strenuous exercise and work detail can mean feeling the pain of a strain or muscle pull later in the day. The pain can make it difficult to sleep. Visit an urgent care clinic to have a doctor look at the injury to make sure it is not serious. They will assist in making you more comfortable on your journey back to full health.

X-Rays for Fractures

It is not possible to look at an arm or leg and tell if a bone is broken or fractured. There are times that it is best to seek an x-ray for confirmation. Broken bones can be handled properly in an urgent care clinic in less time than your typical emergency room. There are some broken bones that may require surgery, but a simple compound fracture can be handled with an office visit.

Quick-Return Testing

When you are not feeling well, but have no idea what is wrong, you need answers. An urgent care clinic can provide diagnostic testing with exceptionally fast turn-around time. You will know quickly what is wrong and what it will take to feel better.

Shallow Cut Stitches

Deep lacerations and wounds need to be handled at a traditional emergency room. There could be extensive damage that an urgent care clinic cannot repair on-site. Smaller and more shallow cuts requiring stitches can be easily managed at urgent care centers. You will be stitched, wrapped up and sent on your way quickly.

Experience quality 24 hour urgent care Cypress TX for any of these medical problems, and more.

HODINKEE Teams up With Ressence for the Type 1H

Ever since I’ve started this blog in 2010. I see to it that I have a small section for the timepieces especially to those limited edition. Why? no! actually, there’s no particular reasons why I keep on blogging them I just simply found them dope and interesting and of course for my reader’s sake who are fond with timepieces like myself. Hence, whenever I’ve found new item at the web from these brands that are my fave I’ll definitely put them up here immediately for me to share with you what I’ve recently learned that might get your interests too.

Recently on the news the brand called HODINKEE had partnered with to Ressence, another brand, to release this awesome quirky watch here that they’ve called: Type 1H. The watch is very techo and modernized unlike with the other timepieces there that are quite classy to wear but the Type 1H is way different as you can wear it off in both casual and formal gatherings and even while having your favorite sports on.

The watch is already released in the market and has a hefty valued at $22,500 USD which I dont even see myself spending off that much. But to those who has spare and wanting this kind of watch I must say it’s still worth to buy as it goes your personal investment too. For more details you can always check HODINKEE or Ressence main website for updates.