What is the DFA Courtesy Lane?
The DFA Courtesy Lane is a special lane meant for the special use of applicants under a certain category set forth by the Department of Foreign Affairs. This special lane called the courtesy lane is implemented by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Certain types of applicants don’t have to schedule a Passport Appointment from the Philippine Appointment System.
This simply means that if an applicant meets the criteria to fall under one of the categories set forth by the DFA, they get exclusive use of the special lane or courtesy any time without setting an appointment.
However, with the ongoing health crises, as of June 3, 2020, applicants eligible to use the courtesy lane are required to set an online appointment just like regular applicants. This ensures the safety of the staff and other…