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Requested from OWWA by e. pamaylaon at 03:23 PM on Feb 01, 2023.
Purpose: red ribbon for cenomar & birth
Date of Coverage: 02/01/2023 - 02/01/2023
Tracking no: #OWWA-853198383302

pamaylaon 03:23 PM, Feb 01, 2023

To whom it may concern,

I would like to request a schedule 
for appointment with DFA to have my documents apostilled,

Kindly help me to fix this, because I need to have my documents done asap.

Your high regards on this matter are really appreciated.

Thank you!

D. Erum 06:27 PM, Feb 01, 2023

February 1, 2023

Dear Ms. Emilda Pamaylaon,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 01, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for the authentication of documents by the Department of Foreign Affairs or "Red Ribbon".

We received your request on Feb 01, 2023 and will respond on or before Feb 22, 2023 03:23:24 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://pcoomaster03202017103000-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU9XV0EtODUzMTk4MzgzMzAyDA, for request with ticket number #OWWA-853198383302.

Thank you.


Ma. Cynthia D. Erum
OWWA-FOI Officer

Torres 07:11 PM, Feb 01, 2023

February 1, 2023

Dear Ms. Emilda Pamaylaon,


Thank you for your request dated Feb 01, 2023 03:23:24 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch for a schedule to get a red ribbon of the CENOMAR and Birth Certificate.

Ms. Pamaylaon be properly informed that the OWWA or any government office is not encouraged by the Department of Foreign Affairs to get a schedule for authentication of OFW's CENOMAR and Certificates issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority. 

OWWA can only explain and make your understand the procedures for requesting the "Red Ribbon" 

You can assign a Special Power of Attorney to apply and and coordinate with DFA in Davao.  

You are advised to follow the PROCEDURES of the PSA and DFA.   

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing the OWWA- FOI Decision Makers at email: foi_dm@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days from the date you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within THIRTY (30) calendar days from the date we received your review request.

However, if you are still not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Deputy Administrator
OWWA-FOI Decision Maker

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