Passport

REMINDERS

  • Passport Applications are STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
  • Bring complete requirements for passport application. Applications with incomplete requirements and discrepant data will not be processed.
  • A Philippine passport remains at all times the property of the Philippine Government, the passport holder being a mere possessor.
  • Hence, the loss, mutilation or destruction of the Philippine Passport constitutes an offense with penalties set by law.

RELEASING OF PASSPORTS

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  • For passports processed after 19 March 2020 the only option is to mail your new passports.

  • For all Passporting applications processed starting 15 June 2020, releasing the new passports will all be done through mail only using a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope that you will provide.  There will no longer be a “pick-up“ option for new passports.

  • More in info on the Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope or SASE:

  • The SASE that the Consulate General recommends the most is a USPS Priority Mail or Priority Mail Express Envelope (or any other document envelope) with postage stamps sufficient for USPS tracking stuck on the envelope;

    1. The client must write his/her name and address written on the "To:" portion;

    2. Multiple documents per applicant may need more than one envelope;

    3. Specifically, for passports, the Consulate General observes a maximum of two (2) passports per envelope and ONLY IF applicants have the same surname and mailing address;

    4. The Consulate General does not sell USPS or document envelopes or stamps. These can be bought at your nearest post office or other retailers;

    5. The Consulate General cannot be held liable for loss of mail parcels sent through USPS or any other courier service provider.

For representative of adult applicant, please present:

For those whose passports were processed before 19 March 2020 and chose to pickup:

    • For adult applicant, please present:

        1. Your official receipt.

        2. If your old passport has not been cancelled, please bring and present the passport.

          • If the un-cancelled old passport was lost, bring and present PSA/NSO Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate (if married) and a Notarized Affidavit of Loss

    • For representative of adult applicant, please present:

        1. Applicant's Official Receipt.

        2. Authorization letter if the authorized representative is immediate family member – spouse, father, mother, children who are at least 18 years old

        3. Notarized Special Power of Attorney if the authorized rep is not immediate family member - aunts, uncles, in-laws, grandparents, friends, neighbors, officemates, etc.

        4. Copy of valid ID of the passport applicant

        5. Copy of valid ID of the authorized representative

        6. If applicant's old passport for has not been cancelled, please bring and present the passport.

          • If the un-cancelled old passport was lost, bring and present applicant's PSA/NSO Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate (if married) and a Notarized Affidavit of Loss

For minor applicant:

For those whose passports were processed before 19 March 2020 and chose to pickup:

      • If applicant's mother will claim the passport, please present:

        1. Official receipt issued to the applicant

        2. Copy of applicant's birth certificate

        3. If applicant's old passport for has not been cancelled, please bring and present the passport.

        4. If the un-cancelled old passport was lost, bring and present applicant's  Birth Certificate and a Notarized Affidavit of Loss

      • If applicant's father will claim the passport, please present:

        1. Official  receipt issued to the applicant

        2. Copy of the applicant's birth certificate

        3. Copy of father's marriage certificate are required.

        4. If the parents are not married, authorization letter from the mother with the mother's ID are required.

        5. If applicant's old passport for has not been cancelled, please bring and present the passport.

          • If the un-cancelled old passport was lost, bring and present applicant's PSA/NSO Birth Certificate and a Notarized Affidavit of Loss

      • If the sibling who is at least 18 years old will claim the passport, please present:

        1. Official  receipt issued to the applicant

        2. Authorization letter from father or mother with their valid IDs if parents are married 

        3. Authorization letter and valid ID of the mother, if parents are not married

        4. If applicant's old passport for has not been cancelled, please bring and present the passport.

          • If the un-cancelled old passport was lost, bring and present applicant's  Birth Certificate and a Notarized Affidavit of Loss