Applicant for Renewal of an Expired or Passport Expiring in less than a year

In line with the implementation of the new Epassport system and in promoting efficiency in passport processing, kindly bring complete and original requirements for passport application together with sufficient photocopies. Related queries may be sent to phppt.lapcg@gmail.com.

Applications with incomplete requirements and discrepant data may not be accepted by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Personal appearance of the applicant is required in all cases. Wear a decent attire (no sleeveless and/or collarless attire) and without eyeglasses/contact lenses. No facial piercings allowed;
  2. Most Recent Philippine passport and a photocopy of data page of that passport (Old passport is returned); and
  3. Passport Application Form [click here for pdf ] signed by applicant, or in case of minor below 18 years old, signed by the parent or legal guardian.
  • Do Not Bring Passport Pictures. Passport Pictures are to be Taken by the Consulate.
  • Passports Valid for a Year or Less From Issuance Date May be Renewed.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

FOR APPLICANTS WHO ARE DUAL CITIZENS UNDER RA 9225 CLICK HERE

FOR APPLICANTS WHO ARE RENEWING PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS ISSUED BEFORE MAY 1, 1995

  1. PSA Birth Certificate or PSA Report of Birth (if born abroad);
  2. PSA Marriage Certificate or PSA Report of Marriage (if using the married name); and
  3. Other proof of identification and current citizenship (e.g. green card)  as may be required by the processor.
  • The Applicant Should Spell-out His or Her Middle Name (Not Middle Initial) as This Will be Reflected in The New Passport.
  • PSA is Formerly Known as the National Statistics Office or NSO [Apply Here for your PSA document/s].

FOR APPLICANTS WHO ARE RENEWING GREEN OR BROWN (WITHOUT THE CHIP LOGO) PASSPORTS ISSUED AFTER MAY 1, 1995

  1. PSA Birth Certificate or PSA Report of Birth (if born abroad);
  2. PSA Marriage Certificate or PSA Report of Marriage (if using the married name);
  3. One valid identification document; and
  4. Other proof of identification and current citizenship (e.g. green card) as may be required by the processor.

FOR MINOR APPLICANTS

  1. Personal appearance of the minor applicant
  2. Personal appearance of either parent if minor is a legitimate child.  If either parent is unable to appear:
    • Affidavit of Support and Consent of Travel [ click here for pdf ] executed by either parent indicating the name of child’s travelling companion.
    • Special Power of Attorney with an attached copy of either parent’s valid passport authorizing a representative to assist the child in the application.
    • Original and photocopy of the valid Identification card of the parent’s representative.
    • Photocopy of the valid PH Passport of either parent
  3. Personal appearance of the mother is required if minor is an illegitimate child.
  4. Original and Photocopy of PSA Marriage Certificate of Parents
  5. Original and Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate/Report of Birth (if born abroad)
  6. Original and Photocopy of the minor’s passport.

FOR A MARRIED WOMAN USING HER HUSBAND’S SURNAME FOR THE FIRST TIME

  1. In case of woman married in the U.S.: one (1) original and one (1) photocopy of the Report of Marriage (ROM) issued by the Philippine Consulate where the marriage took place.
  2. In case of woman married in the Philippines: one (1) original or certified true copy and one (1) photocopy of PSA Marriage Certificate  [Apply Here for your PSA document/s].

FOR A MARRIED WOMAN WHO USED HER HUSBAND’S SURNAME BUT WISHES TO REVERT TO HER MAIDEN SURNAME DUE TO THE DEATH OF SPOUSE OR LEGAL DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

  1. For widowed applicants: PSA Death Certificate of husband and a Photocopy or PSA Marriage Certificate with Annotation on Court Decree on Presumptive Death.[Apply Here for your PSA document/s].
  2. For annulled marriages: PSA Marriage Contract with Annotation on Annulment or Certificate of Registration and certified true copy of Court Order. [Apply Here for your PSA document/s].
  3. For divorced applicants (allowed only in cases where the non-Filipino spouse acted as the plaintiff; and not allowed when both parties are Filipino citizens at the time of the divorce): Original or certified true copy and one (1) photocopy of Marriage Contract or Annotation Document issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) [Apply Here for your PSA document/s] indicating that the divorce has already been recognized by a Philippine Court.
  • In All the Foregoing Cases, The Female Applicant Must Accomplish a Sworn Declaration to Revert to Maiden Surname.

 

ePassport Processing Fee  – $60.00 in cash, US Postal Money Order or cashier’s check payable to the Consulate.   

USPS Mailing Fee –   $24.00 in cash, US Postal Money Order or cashier’s check payable to the Consulate. 

In case the applicant chooses to have his/her passport mailed, please take note of the passport releasing date and USPS tracking number attached to your official receipt.

With the USPS tracking number, you can track your passport at USPS TRACKING [click here for link to USPS tracking] beginning 10 weeks from processing date.   

The Consulate shall not assume any responsibility for passports/documents mailed through USPS . 

Passport releasing time takes 10 weeks from date of processing. 

The Consular Officer reserves the right to require additional proof or documents, pursuant to the Philippine Passport Law and the Foreign Service Act.