Passport Requirements:

 FOR FIRST TIME APPLICANTS:
 

 1.   Certified True Copy (CTC) and photocopy of Birth Certificate (BC) issues by the National Statistics Office (NSO), or CTC and photocopy of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.

 

IN CASE OF NO BIRTH RECORD:

 

If born after 1950:

a.      Authenticated Late Registered Birth Certificate

b.      Baptismal Certificate or Voter’s Affidavit or Certified True Copy of Voter’s Affidavit from the Commission on Election (COMELEC) or any public document indicating date and place of birth and citizenship.

 

If born on or before 1950:

a.      Certificate of Non-availability of Birth Record from the Local Civil Registrar’s office.

b.      Joint Birth Affidavit signed and executed by two (2) disinterested persons.

c.       Baptismal Certificate or Voter’s Affidavit or Certified True Copy of Voter’s Affidavit from COMELEC or any public document indicating date and place of birth and citizenship.

 

 2.   Three (3) copies 1.77” x 1.37” new photo (colored with plain white background). Photo should show applicant in decent attire.

 

 3.   Personal appearance except when the applicant is:

a.      not more than 8 years old; or

b.      at least 65 years old; or

c.       mentally or physically incapacitated.
 

 4.   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

A.    For married women who chose to adopt surname of husband

*     Certified True Copy (CTC) and photocopy of Marriage Contract (MC) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or CTC and photocopy of MC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.

 

B.    For women who obtained annulment or were divorced by foreign husband

*     Authenticated copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment granting divorce or annulment.

*     Certified True Copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment granting divorce or annulment, authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate when the divorce was obtained.

 

C.    For fiancés of foreign nationals and spouses of foreign nationals who were married at least six months prior to their application for a passport

*     Original and photocopy of Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Guidance and Counseling Certificate of Attendance.

 

D.   For minors (below 18 years old)

*     Personal appearance of either parent.

*     If minor is not traveling with either parent, submit an original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance and Affidavit of Support and Consent.

*     If both parents are abroad, such an affidavit must be authenticated by the nearest Embassy or Consulate General.

*     If application is filed by person other than the minor’s parents, submit Special Power of Attorney (SPA).  If executed abroad, SPA must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General.

*     Passport and photocopy of the passport of person traveling with the minor.

 

E.    For adopted children

*     Authenticated copy and photocopy of the dispositive portion of the Court Order on adoption.

*     Authenticated copy and photocopy of original and amended Birth Certificate.

 

F.    For government employees/officials

*     For official passport, Travel Authority from the Head of Office/Department.  For regular passport, letter of no objection from agency where employed.

 

G.   For Muslim applicants

*     For those whose births were registered, follow requirements for new applicants.

*     For those whose births were not registered:

§      Certified True Copy of Late Registered Birth Certificate from the National Statistics Office.

§      Original and photocopy of Voter’s Affidavit or NBI Clearance or other supporting documents indicating date and place of birth and citizenship.

§      Certificate from the office on Muslim Affairs, Office of the President.

 

H.   For Muslim converts

*     Court Order to change name.

 

I.    And such other documentary requirements as may be deemed necessary by the passport offices or consular posts abroad.  Applicants with doubtful citizenship may be referred to the Citizenship Evaluation Committee (CEC) for interview and evaluation.
 

 FOR RENEWAL OF PASSPORT:
 

  *  Present old passport and submit photocopy of passport pages 1-4 and the pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.

 

  *  Three (3) copies 1.77” x 1.37” new photos (colored with plain white background).  Photo should show applicant in decent attire.

 

  *  In case passport being renewed is brown or issued prior to May 1995, any document with complete middle name (Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, driver’s license, company I.D., Voter’s I.D., etc.).

 

  *  For married women who chose to adopt surname of husband – Certified True Copy and photocopy of Marriage Contract issued by the National Statistics Office.
 

 FOR REPLACEMENT OF PASSPORT:
 

  *  If already expired, submit notarized Affidavit of Loss.

 

  *  If still valid, submit Police Report and notarized Affidavit of Loss.  There will be a 15-day clearing period prior to the processing of application for a new passport.

 

  *  Certified True Copy (CTC) and photocopy of Birth Certificate (BC) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or CTC and photocopy of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authorized by the NSO.

 

  *  Three (3) copies of 1.77” x 1.37” new photos (colored with plain white background).  Photos should show applicant in decent white attire.

 

  *  Personal appearance.
 



 
Passport fees:

  

1.   For Regular Passport:

(7 working days)                                              Overtime Processing (3 working days)

- 32 pages:  P1250 ($70 abroad)                       P1500

- 64 pages:  P1500 ($80 abroad)

 

2.   For amendment of Passport:

P500 ($40 abroad)

 

3.   Replacement of Lost Passport, whether valid or expired:

- 32 pages:  P1450 ($100 abroad)

- 64 pages:  P1700 ($155 abroad)


* REMINDERS:

1.   Applicant should file his application where he is physically present.

2.   Declare lost, invalid, or expired passport to avoid delay in the issuance of a new one.

3.   Passport unclaimed after 60 days will be cancelled per Memorandum Circular 33-88.

4.   Check all data in the passport upon release.  Passport found to have scripting errors will be replaced gratis if presented for correction 6 months from date of release.

 

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