Requirements - Passport Renewal


PASSPORT RENEWAL


General Requirements

  • Personal appearance
  • Confirmed appointment
  • Duly accomplished application form - may be downloaded from DFA Website
  • Most recent expiring or expired passport
  • Valid picture IDs and supporting documents to prove identity.

    (Please refer to List of Acceptable IDs and List of Supporting Documents)

Additional Requirements

Brown Passport or passports issued prior to 01 May 1995:

  • Bring original brown passport and photocopy of passport pages 1,2,3,4 and last page
  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA, to determine complete middle name. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable. Report of Birth duly authenticated by PSA if born abroad

Green Passport or passports issued after 01 May 1995:

  • Bring original green passport and photocopy of the data page and last page of passport
  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) to determine complete place of birth. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable

Machine Readable Passport (MRP) issued in the year 2007:

  • Bring original passport and photocopy of data page and last page of passport
  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) to determine complete place of birth. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable

Electronic Passport (E-passport)

  • Bring original e-passport and photocopy of page 2 (data page).

For women who would change their civil status from single to married:

  • Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of MC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. Transcribed Marriage Contract from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Marriage Contract are blurred or unreadable.
  • Report of Marriage duly authenticated by PSA if married abroad
  • Original and photocopy of Commission of Filipino Overseas (CFO) Guidance and Counseling Certificate of Attendance (required for women with foreign national husband).

For married women who would like to revert to their maiden name:

  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable. Report of Birth duly authenticated by PSA if born abroad
  • If already widowed: Death Certificate in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) of the deceased husband
  • If marriage is annulled: Annotated PSA Marriage Contract and Certified True Copy (CTC) of Court Order effecting the annulment.
  • If divorced: Certified True Copy (CTC) of the Divorce Decree duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce was obtained or by the concerned foreign diplomatic or consular mission in the Philippines. Certified True Copy (CTC) of Philippine Court recognition of foreign divorce decree must also be present and the PSA Marriage Contract with the annotation of the Divorce Decree.

For minor applicants, requirements for first time minor applicants are still prescribed, in addition to the passport of minor Applicants who availed of Dual Citizenship under RA 9225:

  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable. Report of Birth duly authenticated by PSA if born abroad
  • Identification Certificate of Retention or Re-acquisition
  • Oath of Allegiance
  • Order of Approval

For Muslim Applicants

  • Same general requirements stated above

For converts who would like to use their Muslim name:

  • Annotated Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) bearing the Muslim name National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) Certificate of Conversion