CFO Action Line Against Human Trafficking

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Dear Kababayans and Friends,

 Starting January 15, 2013, requests for assistance, inquiries and referrals involving suspected human trafficking activities may be submitted by SMS (short message service) or text message at 1343 Action Line in cooperation with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and Globe/ Touch Mobile.

 In sending anti-human trafficking concerns, Globe and Touch Mobile subscribers need to send texts using the following format: <message> then send to 1343.  All text messages will be charged P1.00 per 160 characters. 

 For further information on how to access the service, subscribers can text <1343(space)HELP> or <HELP(space)1343> then send to 1343.  This feature is free of charge.

 In cases involving Filipinos living in New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont, kindly contact the ATN Section (ground floor), Philippine Consulate General, 556 5th Avenue, New York or call 212-764-1330 or fax 212-764-6010 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 All information provided will be treated as confidential. 

  (Kaugnay nito, para sa ating mga kababayan na naninirahan sa New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, at Vermont, maari po ninyong sadyain ang aming tanggapan sa Konsulado ng Pilipinas sa New York sa 556 5th Avenue, New York City (sadyain ang Assistance to Nationals Unit sa ground floor) o di kaya’y tumawag sa telepono bilang: (212) 764-1330 o di kaya’y magpadala nang liham sa Fax No: (212) 764-6010 o sa e-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it upang ipagbigay-alam ang inyong katanungan, impormasyon, o referrals patungkol sa biktima ng human trafficking.                                   

Nais naming ipaalam na lahat ng impormasyon isinalaysay ay mananatiling pribado at hindi isasa-publiko ng aming tanggapan)    

Human trafficking is punishable by Philippine and US laws and involves recruitment, harboring, receiving of a person using duress, force or coercion for exploitation as well as involuntary servitude, prostitution, pornography and marriage involving the mail order bride system.

(Ang human trafficking ay isang krimen sa Pilipinas (Republic Act 9208) at Estados Unidos.  Saklaw nito ang pag recruit, pagkupkop, o pagtanggap ng isang tao sa pamamagitan ng dahas, pamimilit o coercion upang siya ay pagsamantalahan (exploitation).  Napapaloob rito ang mga aktong sapilitang pagtrabaho, prostitusyon, pornograpiya, pang-aalipin, at pagpapakasal sa pamamagitan ng mail-order bride system) 

 

Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
(open during lunch hour)
Closed on Philippine and U.S. Holidays
Passport Applications: 9:00am-5:00pm
• Last applicant must arrive before the 4:00 PM cut-off

Please click here for more information.

Release of Passports - 8 weeks from date of application
• proceed to the Releasing section at the Basement
• Open from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, and from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
• Personal Pick-up - present Reminder Slip and your current passport
• Pick-up by Representative - present Reminder Slip, current passport, Signed Letter of Authority and photo-ID of Representative
Visa applications:
• Received between 9 AM & 12 PM will be ready for release from 4 PM to 5pm on the same day*
• Received between 1 PM & 4 PM will be ready for release from 4 PM until 5 PM of the following business day*
* For most Temporary Visitor's Visa applications. Some applications may require clearance and can only be released at a much later date.

Philippine Consulate General New York

The Philippine Consulate General in New York provides services and assistance to Filipino nationals residing in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

For residents of other states, please go to Embassy of the Philippines, Washington DC link.