How to Get an International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for Covid 19 in the Philippines During ECQ, 2021

On August 6, 2021, I went to Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) Satellite branch in SM Mall of Asia (MOA) for my appointment. I am set to collect my Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for Covid 19 which I’ll use for my upcoming international travel.  Though possession of this card is not yet mandatory for local andContinue reading “How to Get an International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for Covid 19 in the Philippines During ECQ, 2021”

DFA Passport Requirements, 2020

I renewed my passport last October 29 and I thought of sharing  the process with you. Quick links Timeline of my application Passport Renewal Passport New Applications Lost Valid ePassport Lost Expired ePassport Mutilated and/or Damaged Passport Change of name This is the 2nd time I’m renewing my passport. I initially wanted to renew myContinue reading “DFA Passport Requirements, 2020”

Jobless for a year. How can people help? Let’s hear it from Jelian.

If you have been following my blog, you are aware that I recently became unemployed. It’s only been a month, but it feels like forever. I am still trying to adjust to my new normal, and it has been challenging.  So, when my old friend Jelian told me that it has been difficult for herContinue reading “Jobless for a year. How can people help? Let’s hear it from Jelian.”

Traveling Amidst the Pandemic – Going Home to the Philippines, 2020

I went to the Philippines on October 17, 2020, when Coronavirus cases are slowly declining, Philippine’s Covid protocols are already established, and The Red Cross Philippines and the Philippine Government are having issues with debts and payment. I don’t really have the intention of travelling, but my passport was expiring in November and the PhilippineContinue reading “Traveling Amidst the Pandemic – Going Home to the Philippines, 2020”