Republic of the Philippines
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Regional Consular Office Cagayan de Oro
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Fees(E-Passport) / Processing time
Regular processing
P950 / 20 working days

Express processing
P1200 / 10 working days




New Electronic Passport


The new Electronic passports we have been issuing since 15 March 2010 conforms to international standards.

Production of the new passport is centralized in Manila to minimize irregularities.

That is why processing time is 20 working days for regular processing, and 10 working days for express processing.

There are no changes in passport requirements, except for:

Personal appearance -
ALL applicants (including those renewing their passports) must personally appear before us for the signature, thumbprint and Photo Capture.


REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME PASSPORT APPLICANTS

  1. Personal Appearance of the applicant
  2. Duly accomplished Passport Application Form (Download application form Page 1 | Page 2)
  3. Birth Certificate on Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
  4. For married women or widows still using their married names, Marriage Contract on Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the NSO or Certified True Copy issued by the LCR duly authenticated by the NSO
  5. Proof of identity or supporting documents indicating full name, date and place of birth and citizenship.
LIST OF SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

(a) Baptismal Certificate
(b) Marriage Contract (for married men)
(c) Voter's Registration Record
(d) Transcript of Records with Birth Details
(e) School Form 137
(f) Government Service Record
(g) Seaman's Book
(h) Land Title
*Other documents that show full name, birth details and citizenship of the applicant
LIST OF CREDIBLE IDENTIFICATION CARDS (ID's)

(a) School ID
(b) PRC ID
(c) Government ID
(d) Voter's ID
(e) Company ID
(f) Senior Citizen's ID
(g) Driver's License
*Spurious documents, especially fake ID's, will be confiscated by the processors and the passport application will be denied.
Special Cases For First Time Applicants
For spouses / spouses-to-be / partners of foreign nationals

     Certificate of attendance of the Guidance and Counselling Seminar issued by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) (the seminars are held in Cebu and Manila)
For married women who would like to revert to their maiden name

(a) If already widowed: Death Certificate of the deceased husband.
(b) If marriage is annulled: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on annullment and NSO-issued Marriage Contract with the annotation of the annullment decree.
(c) If divorced: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on divorce secured by foreign spouse authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce is obtained.
For Minors (below 18 years of age):

  - Personal appearance of either parent (if the minor is legitimate), or of the mother (if the minor is illegitimate)

(A) If the minor is not travelling with either parent:

  - Original and photocopy of DSWD clearance
  - Affidavit of Support and Consent
  - Passport of travelling companion

(B) If both parents of the minor are abroad:

  - Affidavit of Support and Consent (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General if not executed before a Consul)
  - Special Power of Attorney (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General if not executed before a Consul) designating the representative by name and authorizing her/him to apply for a passport on behalf of the minor
  - Original passport of the travelling companion of the minor, and photocopy
  - Identification card of the duly authorized person, and photocopy
For Muslim applicants

(A) For those whose births were registered:

  - Please refer to requirements for first time applicants
(B) For those whose births were not registered:

  - 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)
(C) For converts:

    - Annotated Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA)
    - Court order granting change of name
    - Shari'ah Court Order
    - OMA Certificate of Conversion
    *Additional supporting documents may be required when necessary.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSPORT RENEWAL
  1. Personal Appearance of the applicant
  2. Duly accomplished Passport Application Form (Download application form Page 1 | Page 2)
(A) Brown Passport or those issued before 01 May 1995:

  - Old passport and photocopies of pages 1, 2, 3 (amendment) and the pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps
  - Supporting documents showing completely spelled out middle name
(B) Green Passport or those issued after 01 May 1995:

  - Present passport and photocopies of pages 1, 2, 3 (amendment) and the pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps
(C) For married women who want to use the surname of their spouses:

  - Marriage Contract (MC) printed on Security Paper (SECPA) issued by NSO or Certified True Copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by the NSO
(D) For new spouses / spouses-to-be / partners of foreign nationals:

  - Certificate of attendance of the Guidance and Counselling Seminar issued by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) (the seminars are held in Cebu and Manila)
(E) For minors (below 18 years of age):

(a) Personal appearance of either parent
(b) If minor is illegitimate, personal appearance of mother
(c) If minor is NOT travelling with either parent:
  - Original and photocopy of DSWD clearance.
  - Affidavit of support and consent.
(d) If both parents are abroad:
  - Affidavit of support and consent (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General if not executed before a Philippine Consul)
  - Special Power of Attorney (must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy of Consulate General if not executed before a Philippine Consul) designating the representative by name and authorizing her/him to apply for a passport in behalf of the minor
  - Photocopy of the first and last page of the Philippine passport of parents (or mother) duly authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General
  - Original and photocopy of the passport of person travelling with minor

REQUIREMENTS FOR REPLACEMENT OF LOST PASSPORT

  1. Personal Appearance
  2. Duly accomplished Passport Application Form (Download application form Page 1 | Page 2)
  3. Phocopy of lost passport
  4. Notarized Affidavit of Loss
  5. If the lost passport is still valid, Police Report
    *Please take note of the 15-day clearing period before an application for the replacement of a lost valid passport will be processed.
  6. Birth Certificate in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
  7. (For married women or widows still using their married names) Marriage Contract in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the NSO or Certified True Copy issued by the LCR duly authenticated by the NSO
  8. Three (3) recent passport size colored photos of the applicant taken against a royal blue background. Applicant should be in decent attire with collar. Photo must be of good quality, and must have been taken within the last six (6) months. Photo size: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm. Facial image size: Not less than 3 cm. DFA will reject photos that do not meet specifications and international standards. (See photo guidelines).
  9. Proof of identity or supporting documents indicating full name, date and place of birth and citizenship. (Please refer to the requirements for first time applicants above for proof of identity.)
PROCESSING TIMES & CORRESPONDING FEES

  1. Regular processing (20 working days) - PHP 950.-
  2. Express processing (10 working days) - PHP 1200.-
  3. Lost passport penalty - PHP 350 for E-Passport, 200 for non-E-Passport.-
DFA PASSPORT PAGE

Please visit the DFA Passport Page for additional information on Philippine passports.
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