|Personal Appearance is required.
Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued
by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Certified True
Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly
authenticated by NSO.
Three (3) 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 has
the right to reject photos that do not comply with
specifications and international standards.
Proof of identity / Supporting documents indicating full
name, date and place of birth and citizenship
Other Supporting documents.
For married women, who want to use surname of their
Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper issued by NSO or
Certified True Copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly
authenticated by NSO.
For married women who would like to revert back to their
If already widowed: Death Certificate of the
If marriage is annulled: Certified true copy and
photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of
the judgment on annulment and NSO-issued MC with the
annotation on the annulment decree;
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
For Minors (below 18 years old)
Personal appearance of either parent (if minor is of
Personal appearance of mother (if minor is of
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 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 him to apply for a passport on behalf
of the minor).
q Passport and photocopy of the passport of the traveling
companion of the minor.
q Identification Card and photocopy thereof of the duly
For Muslim applicants
For those whose births were registered:
Please refer to requirements for first time passport
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)
Submit annotated Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper
Court Order granting change of name
Shari’ah Court Order
OMA Certificate of Conversion