Passport Services

Passport services are by appointment only, and require personal appearance at the Consulate. Passport release is about six (6) weeks from the date of processing (there may be delays due to the COVID19 situation). Release is by express mail only upon receipt of the passport by the Consulate from the Philippines. Please submit a self-addressed prepaid express mail envelope together with your passport application.

Adult New e-Passport Application

Core Requirements

 

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Personal Appearance

  3. Accomplished Passport Application Form 

  4. Original and photocopy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate on Security Paper

  • Married Females (who are using their spouse's last name) must also present Original and submit photocopy of PSA Authenticated Marriage Contract on Security Paper or Report of Marriage

  • Local Civil Registrar Copy is required if PSA Birth Certificate is not clear or cannot be read

  1. Any of the following acceptable IDs with one (1) photocopy (list of Acceptable IDs for Passport Processing)

  2. Photocopy of Australian Visa (if applicable)

  3. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”. (Consular Fees)

  4. AUS Post pre-paid satchel (envelope) with signature required upon delivery, to be used in mailing out of your new passport once it is received from the Philippines.  (sample)

 

Supporting Documents for Adult New Applications

In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be further required in the following cases:

 

In case of Late Registered Birth Certificate

  • If Birth Certificate was registered at least ten (10) years ago, application will be treated as a regular application, and no additional supporting documents will be required

  • If Birth Certificate was registered less than ten (10) years ago, applicant must submit IDs that pre-date the late registration or current IDs with NBI Clearance

 

In case applicant has NO Birth Certificate or Report of Birth:

  • If applicant is born AFTER 1950 - applicant must first file for late registration with Local Civil Registrar (LCR) or Consular Office with jurisdiction over the place where applicant was born. Applicant will then submit the original copy of the PSA authenticated late registered Birth Certificate and IDs that pre-date the late registration or current IDs with NBI Clearance.

  • If applicant is born ON OR BEFORE 1950 - applicant must submit original and photocopy of PSA Authenticated Certificate of No Birth Record and Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons attesting to the identity of the applicant (Affidavit should include photocopy of IDs of the Two Disinterested Persons indicated in the presented document)

 

If an Applicant's marriage has been dissolved and wants to revert to her maiden surname

  • Applicant must submit original and photocopy of the annotated PSA Marriage Certificate (MC) or Report of Marriage (ROM) stating that the marriage has been dissolved.

 

If applicant has lacking data in Birth Certificate or Report of Birth

  • Applicant must present original and submit photocopy of proof of filing of supplemental report from the Local Civil Registrar (LCR)

 

If applicant has discrepancy in data in Birth Certificate / Report of Birth and other documents

  • If the discrepant data is in the Birth Certificate, the applicant must submit annotated birth certificate authenticated by PSA reflecting the corrected entry. If the discrepant data is in the other documents, the Birth Certificate will be followed.

 

If applicant is a Dual Citizen

  • Original and photocopy of PSA authenticated Birth Certificate/Report of Birth and Original and photocopy of Identification Certificate issued by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or the Bureau of Immigration (BI).

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Adult Renewal e-Passport Application

Core Requirements

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application Form 

  3. Personal Appearance

  4. Current ePassport with photocopy of data page

  5. Original and one (1) photocopy of PSA authenticated documents that will support the change of name, if applicable.

    1. Marriage Certificate

    2. Annotated Birth Certificate

    3. Annotated Marriage Certificate to show annulment/divorce/court ordered instruction

    4. Death Certificate of Spouse

  6. Photocopy of Australian Visa (if applicable)

  7. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General” (Consular Fees)

  8. AUS Post pre-paid satchel (envelope) with signature required upon delivery, to be used in mailing out of your new passport once it is received from the Philippines. (sample)

 

NOTE: If woman opts to retain maiden name, a Marriage Contract is not required.
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Supporting Documents for Adult Renewal of ePassport Applications

In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be further required for the following cases:

 

NOTE: Some cases will require the application to be treated as a New Application rather than a renewal

 

In case of a Lost VALID ePassport – will be treated as NEW APPLICATION

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Click here for Requirements for New Adult Applicants

    • If photocopy of the applicant's last issued passport is available, the Birth Certificate will not be required.

Additional Requirements for Lost Valid ePassport

In case of a Lost EXPIRED ePassport – will be treated as NEW APPLICATION

  1. Confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Click here for Requirements for Adult New Applicants

    • If photocopy of the applicant's last issued passport is available, the Birth Certificate will not be required.

 

In case passport has been mutilated or damaged - will be treated as NEW APPLICATION

  1. Confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Click here for Requirements New Adult Applicants

    • If photocopy of the applicant's last issued passport is available, the Birth Certificate will not be required.

Additional Requirements for Mutilated and / or Damaged Passports

  • Affidavit of Explanation

  • Applicant must surrender mutilated/damaged passport

  • Replacement Fee (Consular Fees)

 

In case applicant is a Dual Citizen - in addition to the Renewal Core Requirements

  • Confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  • Original and photocopy of PSA authenticated Birth Certificate/Report of Birth and Identification Certificate, Order of Approval or Oath of Allegiance issued by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and a photocopy. 

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Adult Renewal NON-ePassport* Application

(*Issued before 11 August 2010: Brown, Green, Machine Readable (Maroon) Passports or any older Passports)

 

Core Requirements

 

  1. Confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Click here for Requirements for New Adult Applicants

  3. Personal Appearance

  4. Latest Passport with photocopy of data page

  5. Original and photocopy of PSA authenticated documents that will support the change of name (if applicable)

    • Marriage Contract

    • Annotated Birth Certificate

    • Annotated Marriage Certificate to show annulment/divorce/court ordered instruction

    • Death Certificate of Spouse

  6. Photocopy of Australian Visa (if applicable)

  7. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General” (Consular Fees)

  8. AUS Post pre-paid satchel (envelope) with signature required upon delivery, to be used in mailing out of your new passport once it is received from the Philippines (sample).

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New Born/Minor New e-Passport Application

Core Requirements

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application Form 

  3. Personal Appearance of minor applicant and either parent or authorized adult companion

  4. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate or Report of Birth

    • If born in the Philippines: Local Civil Registrar Copy may be required if PSA Birth Certificate is not clear or cannot be read

    • If born abroad: original copy of Report of Birth issued by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate

  5. Marriage Certificate is required if only one parent is accompanying the child

    • If parents are unmarried, a Special Power of Attorney (SPA) executed by the Mother will be required if she is not accompanying the child

  6. Passport of either parent

  7. Photocopy of Australian Visa (if applicable)

  8. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”. (Consular Fees)

  9. AUS Post satchel (envelope) with signature required upon delivery, to be used in mailing out of your new passport once it is received from the Philippines.  Please click here for a sample.

 

Supporting Documents for Minor New Applications

In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be further required in the following cases:

 

In case applicant is not accompanied by the parent/s during the application process

  • Applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the parent/s designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process.

 

In case applicant is not traveling with parent/s

  • Applicant must submit Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) clearance and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the parent/s. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be Consularized by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate. (download forms)

 

In case applicant is an illegitimate child in custody of the Mother

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and mother or authorized adult companion

  • PSA Birth Certificate

  • Passport of mother or authorized Adult Companion 

  • If applicant is not accompanied by mother during the application process, applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the mother designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process.

  • If applicant is not traveling with Mother, applicant must submit Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the mother.  The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate. (download forms)

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Minor Renewal e-Passport Application

Core Requirements

  1. Book and secure a confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application Form 

  3. Personal Appearance of minor applicant and either parent or authorized adult companion

  4. Current ePassport with photocopy of data page

  5. Original and photocopy of any proof of parental authority or filiation such as:  PSA-issued Birth Certificate or Report of Birth, Baptismal Certificate, and School Records

  6. Marriage Certificate is required if only one parent is accompanying the child

    • If parents are unmarried, a Special Power of Attorney (SPA) executed by the Mother will be required if she is not accompanying the child

    • If Special Power of Attorney (SPA) is executed abroad, it must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate

  7. Passport of parent with one (1) photocopy 

  8. Photocopy of Australian Visa (if applicable)

  9. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”.  (Consular Fees)

  10. AUS Post pre-paid satchel (envelope) with signature required upon delivery, to be used in mailing out of your new passport once it is received from the Philippines.   (sample)

 

Supporting Documents for Minor Renewal Applications

In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be further required in the following cases:

 

In case of a Lost VALID ePassport – will be treated as NEW APPLICATION

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application form 

  3. Click here for Requirements for New Minor Applicants

 

  • If photocopy of the applicant's last issued passport is available, the Birth Certificate will not be required.

 

Additional Requirements for Lost Valid ePassport

  • Police Report in English (It must be filed by parent/s, legal guardian or person authorized by parent/s who will accompany the minor applicant on the day of application. Original and photocopy required.)

  • Affidavit of Loss in English (It must be signed by parent/s, legal guardian or person authorized by parent/s who will accompany the minor applicant on the day of application. Original and photocopy required.)

  • Replacement Fee (Consular Fees)

 

In case of Lost EXPIRED ePassport – will be treated as NEW APPLICATION

  1. Confirmed Appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application form 

  3. Click here for Requirements for New Minor Applicants

 

  • If photocopy of the applicant's last issued passport is available, the Birth Certificate will not be required.

 

Additional Requirements for Lost Expired Passport

  • Affidavit of Loss in English (signed by parent/s, legal guardian or person authorized by parent/s who will accompany the minor applicant on the day of application)

  • Penalty Fee (Consular Fees)

 

In case passport has been mutilated or damaged

  1. Book and secure a confirmed appointment (Click for DFA Global Appointment System [GOAS])

  2. Accomplished Application form 

  3. Click here for Requirements for New Minor Applicants

 
Additional requirements for Mutilated and / or Damaged Passports

  • Affidavit of Explanation (signed by parent/s, legal guardian or person authorized by parent/s who will accompany the minor applicant on the day of application)

  • Applicant must surrender mutilated/damaged passport

  • Replacement Fee (Consular Fees)


In case applicant has No PSA Birth Certificate/ Report of Birth yet

  • If born in the Philippines: Certified True Copy of Local Civil Registrar Birth Certificate authenticated by PSA

  • If born abroad: original copy of Report of Birth (ROB) issued by the Philippine Embassy in Canberra or first indorsement from Consular Records Division

 

In case applicant is not accompanied by the parent/s during the application process

  • Applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the parent/s designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process. The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad

  • Passport of authorized adult companion

  • Special Power of Attorney or Affidavit of Support and Consent must have a copy of parent/s valid ID and/or passport attached

 

In case applicant is not traveling with parent/s

  • Applicant must submit Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the parent/s. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be Consularized by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad (download form)

  • Passport of authorized adult companion

 

In case applicant is an illegitimate child in custody of the Mother

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and mother or authorized adult companion

  • Passport of mother or authorized Adult Companion

  • If applicant is not accompanied by mother during the application process, applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the mother designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process. The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad

  • If applicant is not traveling with Mother, applicant must submit Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the mother. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad. (download forms).

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Which page is the data page?

For passport applicants, please bring a copy of your data page in the old passport (together with the actual old passport). The page to the left is the data page. There is no need to make photo copies of other pages. Salamat po.

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Required :

For the releasing and mailing out of your documents and new passports, please bring with you during your appointment an AUS Post express prepaid satchel that requires signature on delivery.  You are advised to check the progress of the shipment using the tracking number indicated on the envelope.