New Requirements for Philippine Passport Renewal (please SHARE on Facebook)
Applicants renewing a brown passport (issued before 1996) with foreign sounding family names are required to submit the following documents:
Birth Certificate issued by NSO (by birth).
Certificate of No Marriage Record of Mother issued by NSO/LCR (if illegitimate status, foreign father);
Marriage Certificate.of parents issued by NSO (if legitimate status);
Bureau of Immigration Identification Cerficate No. (by naturalization; by election; by marriage; by recognition).
Applicants who availed of Dual Citizenship under RA 9225 are required ot submit the following:
1. Birth Certificate issued by NSO / Old Philippine Passport
2. Identification Certificate No.
3. Oath of Allegiance
4. Report of Birth (for those born abroad)
Brown Passport or issued prior to 01 May 1995
Old passport and photocopy of passport pages 1,2,3 (amendment). The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
Supporting document with complete middle name.
MRP & Green Passport or issued after 01 May 1995
Present passport and photocopy of inside and back cover.
The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
For illegitimate minor, personal appearance of mother is required.
For married women, who want to use surname of their spouse:
Personal Appearance is required
Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper issued by NSO or CTC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
For Minors (below 18 years old): Personal appearance of either parent is required.
If minor is NOT traveling with either parent:
Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance
Affidavit of Support and Consent
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 or Consulate if not executed before a Philippine Consul designating the representative by name and authorizing him to apply for a passport on behalf of the minor).
Passport and photocopy of the passport of person travelling with the minor.