Requirements for Passport New Application

According to the DFA website, the following are the general and additional requirements for passport new application.

General Requirements for Passport New Application

  • 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.

List of Acceptable ID’s (At least 1 of the following)

  • Digitized SSS ID
  • Driver’s License
  • GSIS E-card
  • PRC ID
  • IBP ID
  • OWWA ID
  • Digitized BIR ID
  • Senior Citizen’s ID
  • Unified Multi-Purpose ID
  • Voter’s ID
  • Old College ID
  • Alumni ID
  • Old Employment IDs

List of Supporting Documents (At least 2 of the following)

Note: Old documents issued at least one year prior to date of application that show correct name, date and place of birth, picture and signature of applicant.

  • PSA Marriage Contract
  • Land Title
  • Seaman’s Book
  • Elementary or High School Form 137 or Transcript of Records with readable dry seal
  • Government Service Record
  • NBI Clearance
  • Police Clearance
  • Barangay Clearance
  • Digitized Postal ID
  • Readable SSS-E1 Form or Microfilmed Copy of SSS-E1 Form
  • Voter’s Certification, List of Voters and Voter’s Registration Record (please attach receipt)
  • School Yearbook

Additional Requirements for Passport New Application

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

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

DFA Contact Numbers

For passport, authentication and other consular inquiries, don’t hesitate to call 556 0000 or 234 3488. The DFA home office number is (02) 834-3000 and (02) 834-4000.

PASSPORT.GOV.PH

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22 Comments

  1. Good evening ma’am/sir, thank you so much for sending me The General Requirements for Passport New Application. It helps me alot, atleast I already know the requirements that I needed.
    That’s all thank you. God bless and more power.

  2. Good morning ma’am/sir,
    pwede po ba kahit wala akong voter’s id . philhealth id at postal id lng kc po meron ako e.
    wala kc yong pangalan ko sa comelec .

  3. Good day ma’am /sir..ano po requirements pag ang bata nasa edad 1 Year old to 2 years old po..tapos papa nila Foreigner.Thanks.

  4. hello mam\sir
    have a nice day..mam\sir mangotana tako kong pwede ra isa ra ka ID??
    postal rman gud akong ID den ingon man gud sila
    na kailangan jud daw duha??..18 years old pman ko
    daghang salamat..

    • Ipaayos po muna ninyo ang record ninyo sa PSA. Kasi baka lalong maging problem yan kapag lalabas ka na. Mahigpit mga immigration.

  5. Puwede po ba mag walkin sa pow kahit hindi po ako residente ng lugar na pinuntahan ng passport on wheels tiga san jose del monte po ako. Mahirap po kc mag online appointment sa dfa.last feb po nag karron na po dito sa sanjose ng passport on wheels nd ko ako naka punta. Sana po masagot po ninyo ang aking katanungan… maraming salamat po

  6. confirm ko lang kung tama

    valid id
    *voters / umid
    supporting documents
    *NBI / TOR highschool/college / brgy clearance

    confuse lang po ako sa Additional requirements for Passport New Application. ano po kailangan ko kunin na documents para dun?

    South Caloocan po ako saang site/office pwede mag pa schedule ng appointment for application?

  7. Digitized Postal ID, Tin ID, Philhealth ID, Alumni ID, Company ID.

    Pwede na po bang valid id ang isa mga nasa list?

    Thank you ADMIN

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