Thursday, June 22, 2017


• Government-issued picture IDs such as the following:
• Digitized SSS ID
• Driver’s License
• GSIS E-card
• Digitized BIR ID
• Senior Citizen’s ID
• Unified Multi-Purpose ID
• Voter’s ID
• Other acceptable picture IDs such as the following:
• Old College ID
• Alumni ID
• Old Employment IDs 
• Improved/Premium Postal ID
LIST OF SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (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, at least 2 of the following):
• 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

Important Reminders
Passport Processing Fees and Lead Times
For New Passport Applications and Renewals:
Type of Processing
Processing Time
Passport Processing Fee
Metro Manila
(Satellite Consular Offices)
Regular Processing
10-15 working days
Php 950.00
Expedited Processing
5-7 working days
Php 1,200.00
Outside Metro Manila (Regional Consular Offices)
Regular Processing
30 working days
Php 950.00
Expedited Processing
20 working days
Php 1,200.00
*Processing days may vary depending on the location of the Regional Consular Office where the application was filed
For e-Passport Extension
• Php 200.00
For Replacement of Lost e-Passport
• Php 1,300.00
o Please note that this includes a 15-day clearing period
Passport Filing and Releasing Schedule
Filing of Passport Application    08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. only
Passport Releasing                     03:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. only (Monday to Friday)
General Reminders
• Personal appearance is required for all applicants.
• A confirmed appointments is required for all applicants except for senior citizens, infants and minors below one (1) year old, visibly pregnant women, and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). OFWs must present sufficient proof such as a valid employment contract or OEC.
• Earrings and contact lenses must be removed during data capturing. 
• Smiling with visible teeth is not allowed during data capturing.
• Data such as suffixes, special characters, and spellings of names must be consistent in all documents such as Birth Certificate, IDs, and supporting documents.
• Make sure that all fields in the Birth Certificate are fill-out correctly.
• Before affixing your signature to certify that the encoded information is accurate and correct, make sure to check the data in the computer monitor and the Enrolment Certificate.
• The passport of a minor applicants shall be released only to the minor’s parents or to an authorized representative with Special Power of Attorney and Affidavit Support of Consent.
• Passports unclaimed after six (6) months will be cancelled per Department Order No. 37-03.
• Additional supporting documents may be required as necessary, especially for applicants with dual citizenship and with foreign-sounding family names to prove citizenship.
Note Verbale Requirements
1. Issuance of Note Verbale Application Form.
2. Photocopy of valid Passport.
3. Signed Travel Authority/Indorsement Letter.
4. Photocopy of Confirmed Flight Itinerary (for In-Transit)

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