DO IT YOURSELF HOW TO APPLY FOR A PHILIPPINE PASSPORT FOR FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

First Set an Appointment at:

www.passport.com.ph 
or
www.megamall.passport.com.ph
or
you can call the DFA Hotline at (02) 737-1000 


This is a FREE service provided for the convenience of Filipinos. There is no charge for making an appointment with the DFA Main office (at Diosdado Macapagal Blvd. Aseana, Pasay) or its sattelite offices.

For your convenience, you can file your application for Philippine Passport or its renewal at the following DFA offices in malls:

DFA in SM Manila (at the back of Manila City Hall) 

DFA Megamall Consular Office, 7th floor of SM Megamall Building C in Mandaluyong 
(10am-8pm)
DFA NCR Central at Level 1, West Lane of Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas (10am-7pm)
DFA Robinsons Gen. Santos City (opens on September 3, 2013)
DFA Lipa City at Level 2 Expansion Area, Robinsons Place in Lipa City
DFA office in Pacific Mall Cebu
DFA office in Robinsons Starmills, San Fernando, Pampanga
DFA office in Marquee Mall, Angeles City
DFA Legazpi in Pacific Mall, Legazpi City
DFA Consular offices will be opening soon in other malls.
DFA offices in malls are usually open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mondays to Saturdays for both processing and releasing and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays for releasing only.
Those in provinces can also apply at the nearest Regional Consular Office or during Mobile Passport Service (MPS)
Download, print and fill-out the passport application forms completely with the appointment reference numbers.

Please note that Applicants will not be admitted at the entrance gate without valid appointment and application forms.

Photocopy all the necessary documents before proceeding to DFA Aseana.

Applicants will not be processed if they do not have complete set of photocopies of their documents.

Please make sure that you are familiar with the application procedures before proceeding


REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME E-PASSPORT APPLICANT


* PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED *

• Duly accomplished application form (CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON LINE)

• Original Birth Certificate on National Statistics Office (NSO) security paper.

• Any two (2) of the following valid IDs:

Social Security ID/Government Service Insurance 
System ID

Computerized Voter’s ID

Professional Regulatory Commission ID

LTO Driver’s License with OR

School ID with original registration card/transcript of records

Or any old documents with date and place of birth


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

a. For Married women 

• Marriage Certificate on NSO security paper 

• If married to a foreigner, Certificate of Filipino Overseas (CFO)

b. For Minor applicant (below 18 years old)

• Original passport of travelling companion 

• If travelling with father, Marriage Certificate on NSO security paper 

• If travelling with guardian:

Affidavit of Support and Consent from Mother (authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy if Mother is abroad)

Special Power of Attorney (authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy if Mother is abroad)
DSWD Clearance

c. For Seaman 

• Seaman’s book

d. For Muslim applicants 

• For those whose births were registered, Please refer to requirements for first time passport applicants.

For those whose births were not registered: 

• Late registered Birth Certificate (BC)on NSO security paper

• 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)

For converts: 

• Submit annotated Birth Certificate (BC) on NSO security paper 

• Court Order granting change of name 

• Shari’ah Court Order 

• OMA Certificate of Conversion

Warning: Submission of false information and falsified documents are punishable under Philippine Laws. It is up to the discretion of the DFA to accept, reject or request for additional supporting documents or personal appearance from the applicant.


Passport Fees

Regular Processing: Php 950.00 (15 working days)

Express Processing: Php 1,200.00 (7 working days)

Note: An additional fee of Php 200.00 will be charged for processing of Lost Passports if it is still valid.

Please be advised that appointments from 5:00PM onwards will be considered rush processing.

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