To: All Filipinos in the State of Qatar
Subject: Department of Transportation and Communications' (DOTC) International Passenger Service Charge (IPSC)
"For information, starting 01 October 2014, DOTC will implement the IPSC Integration program. The IPSC, or commonly known as the Airport terminal Fee (P550.00), shall be incorporated into the Cost of airline tickets at point of sale.
The aim of the program is to address the congestion in all Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals by reducing the processing time of passengers.
The program, will be implemented simultaneously by all airlines worldwide and shall also cover passengers transiting Manila to any destination point.
As Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are exempted from payment of IPSC, they can refund the terminal fee, in case it was charged to them by default at NAIA terminals or at MIAA Administration Building Collection Office, Ground Floor MIA Road, Pasay City. They will be required to present the following to avail of the refund:
1. Airport Copy of OEC
2. E-ticket or Itinerary receipt with OR, or Invoice indicating payment of the terminal fee;
3. Boarding pass
Enclosed is a copy of DOTC’s powerpoint presentation and MIAA’s implementing guidelines on the matter, for other details.
All Filipino Community Organizations are requested to disseminate the above advisory to all their members and other Filipinos in the State of Qatar."
CRESCENTE R. RELACION