October 31, 2011

0 DFA Passport: Renewal Process

Passport Renewal

Please have all your original documents and IDs photocopied before going to DFA on your appointment date.

The front cover of a contemporary Philippine biometric passport

Brown Passport or issued prior to 01 May 1995

  • Old passport and photocopy of passport pages 1,2,3, 4 (amendment). The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
  • Original valid ID.
  • Birth Certificate from NSO in Security Paper (SECPA)
  • Negative Birth Record from NSO if born 1950 & below and Joint Birth Affidavit from Two Disinterested Persons; and supporting document showing complete Middle Name
Call (02) 737-1111 for your NSO Birth Certificate

Green Passport or issued after 01 May 1995

  • Present passport and photocopy of pages 1,2,3 (amendment) and last page.
  • The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate for minor applicants.
  • For illegitimate minor, personal appearance of mother is required.

Machine Readable Passport (Maroon)

  • Present passport and photocopy of pages 1,2,3 (amendment) and last page.
  • The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate for minor applicants.
  • Original Birth Certificate from NSO in Security Paper (SECPA) if city/municipality & province on birth place is not specific (Example: NCR instead of San Juan, Metro Manila)
  • For illegitimate minor, personal appearance of mother is required.

Other Supporting Documents

Please bring the following if they are available.
  • Marriage Contract
  • PRC / IBP ID
  • Land Title
  • Driver's License
  • Government Service Record
  • Digitized SSS-ID
  • School Form 137 or Transcript of Records with Dry Seal
  • Other documents that show full name and birth details of applicant and/or citizenship
  • Voter's Registration Record from COMELEC Intramuros
  • Baptismal Certificate w/ Dry Seal
  • Seaman's Book
  • Income Tax Return (Old)

If you would like to use the surname of your spouse:

  • Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper issued by NSO and Certified True Copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar if MC secpa is unreadable.
  • Certificate of Attendance (color green) from CFO (Commission of Filipino Overseas) if married to a foreigner.
Call (02) 737-1111 for NSO Marriage Certificates

If you would like to revert to your maiden name.

Please prepare the following as well:
  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
  • If widowed: Death Certificate of the deceased husband and Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper issued by NSO or by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
  • If marriage is annulled: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on annulment and NSO-issued Marriage Certificate with the annotation on the annulment decree.
  • If divorced: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on divorce authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce is obtained and NSO-issued Marriage Certificate with the annotation on the divorced decree.
Call (02) 737-1111 for NSO Certificates

For Minor Applicants

Legitimate Children:

Traveling with both parents:

  • Passport of both parents, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • Personal appearance of minor with either parent.
    • If father will appear with the child, prepare the Marriage Certificate in SECPA.
    • If mother will appear with the child, no need for Marriage Certificate in SECPA.

Traveling with mother only:

  • Passport of mother, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Personal appearance of minor with either parent.
    • If father will appear with the child, prepare the Marriage Certificate in SECPA.
    • If mother will appear with the child, no need for Marriage Certificate in SECPA.

Traveling with father only:

  • Passport of father, original and photocopy.
  • Marriage Certificate of parents from NSO in SECPA.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Personal appearance of minor with either parent.

Traveling with guardian and either parent is in the Philippines only:

  • Passport of guardian, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance.
  • Affidavit of Support and Consent indicating the name and relationship of the guardian. (Must be notarized)
    • Passport or Original ID w/ signature of the parent who executed the affidavit.
    • If the father is the executor, prepare Marriage Certificate in SECPA as well.
  • Personal appearance of minor with either parent.
    • Valid ID of the parent accompanying the minor for appearance.
    • If father will appear with the child, prepare the Marriage Certificate in SECPA.
    • If mother will appear with the child, no need for Marriage Certificate in SECPA.

Traveling with guardian and both parents are out of the country:

  • Passport of guardian, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance.
  • Affidavit of support and consent indicating the name of the traveling companion and the relationship to the minor (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General).
    • If the father is the executor, prepare Marriage Certificate in SECPA as well.
  • Special Power of Attorney designating the representative by name and authorizing him/her to apply for a passport on behalf of the minor in their stead (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General).
  • Certified True Copy of parents' passport (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General)
  • Original valid ID w/ signature or passport of the authorized representative in the Special Power of Attorney document.
  • Personal appearance of minor with the authorized representative in the Special Power of Attorney document.

Illegitimate Children:

Traveling with mother only:

  • Passport of mother, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Personal appearance of minor with mother.

Traveling with father only:

  • Passport of father, original and photocopy.
  • Affidavit of Support and Consent from the mother. (Must be notarized)
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Personal appearance of minor with mother with valid ID or passport.
  • Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance.

Traveling with guardian and mother is in the Philippines only:

  • Passport of guardian, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance.
  • Affidavit of Support and Consent indicating the name and relationship of the guardian.
    • Passport or Original ID w/ signature of the mother who executed the affidavit.
  • Personal appearance of minor with mother with valid ID or passport.

Traveling with guardian and mother is out of the country:

  • Passport of guardian, original and photocopy.
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance.
  • Affidavit of support and consent indicating the name of the traveling companion and the relationship to the minor (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General).
  • Special Power of Attorney designating the representative by name and authorizing him/her to apply for a passport on behalf of the minor in their stead (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General).
  • Certified True Copy of parents' passport (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General)
  • Original valid ID w/ signature or passport of the authorized representative in the Special Power of Attorney document.
  • Personal appearance of minor with the authorized representative in the Special Power of Attorney document.

Illegitimate children that have been legitimized by subsequent marriage, prepare the following ADDITIONAL requirements:

  • Marriage Certificate from the NSO in SECPA
  • Birth Certificate from NSO must be annotated
Call (02) 737-1111 for NSO Marriage Certificates

If you are a Muslim applicant whose birth was not registered:

Please take note of the following:
  • Late registered Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO).
  • Original and photocopy of Voter's Affidavit or other supporting documents indicating date and place of birth and citizenship, identity and tribal affiliation.
  • Certificate from the Office on Muslim Affairs (OMA).

If you are a Muslim convert:

Please take note of the following:
  • Submit annotated Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA)
  • Court Order granting change of name
  • Shari'ah Court Order
  • OMA Certificate of Conversion
Call (02) 737-1111 for your NSO Birth Certificate

Source: http://www.passport.com.ph

Disclaimer:
The information above was taken from their respective sources. I don't own it in any way, I'm just sharing it to the people who might need it. On the date of posting the information given is the latest from the specific sources. Updates from the sources may not reflect to this post on the later date unless otherwise stated.
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