How to apply for a Philippine passport (in the Philippines)

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Philippine passport

If you preparing to travel abroad (whether as a tourist, an international student, an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) or as an immigrant), you will need a valid Philippine passport. Here’s how to apply for a Philippine passport (in the Philippines).




WHERE CAN I APPLY FOR A PHILIPPINE PASSPORT?

You can apply for a Philippine passport at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) using the Passport Appointment System.

To schedule an appointment, click here.

  1. Choose a location.
  2. Choose a date and time.
  3. Provide your personal details.
  4. Provide your parents’ and spouse’s details.
  5. Choose application type and basis of Philippine Citizenship.
  6. Provide complete address and occupation.
  7. Review information and confirm.
  8. Choose processing type.
  9. Pay Passport Processing Fee.
  10. Check your email for the reference number.
  11. Pay in person at Bayad Center Branches and Authorized Partners (Robinsons Malls & Supermarkets, LBC, eBiz, Perahub, USSC, Truemoney, Villarica, etc.), or through 7-11 and ECPay outlets. You may also pay using the Bayad Center App available in both iOS and Android devices.

Individual appointments are available at the following locations:

ANGELES – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Marquee Mall
Angeles, Pampanga
TELEPHONE: (045) 304-0193 | (045) 304-0195

ANTIPOLO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F SM Cheery Foodarama
Marikina-Infanta Highway
Antipolo City, Rizal
TELEPHONE: (02) 8242-4797

BACOLOD – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons Place Bacolod
Brgy, Mandalangan
Bacolod City 6100
TELEPHONE: (034) 441-2675

BAGUIO – DFA Regional Consular Office
Upper Basement SM City Baguio
Upper Session Rd. corner Governor Pack Rd.
Baguio City 2600
TELEPHONE: (074) 422-1465

BUTUAN – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons Place Butuan
JC Aquino Ave.
Butuan City 8600
TELEPHONE: (085) 342-5700

CAGAYAN DE ORO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Centrio Mall
Corrales St. corner Recto St.
Brgy, 24
Cagayan de Oro City 9000
TELEPHONE: (088) 8576565 | (088) 8578572

CALASIAO – DFA Regional Consular Office
2F Robinsons Place-Pangasinan
Brgy. San Miguel
Calasiao, Pangasinan 2418
TELEPHONE: (075) 632-7705

CEBU – DFA Regional Consular Office
4/F Pacific Mall-Metro Mandaue
UN Ave. corner MC Briones St.
Brgy. Estancia, Mandaue City
TELEPHONE: (032) 520-5898

CEBU POW- DFA Regional Consular Office
SM SEASIDE MOUNTAIN VIEW WING ATRIUM (Strictly no Walk-in Applicant)
TELEPHONE: NOT AVAILABLE

CLARIN – DFA Regional Consular Office
Clarin Town Center
Clarin, Misamis Occidental
TELEPHONE: 088-530-5312

COTABATO – DFA Regional Consular Office
People’s Palace, City Hall Cotabato City 4400
TELEPHONE: (064) 421-3495

DFA MANILA – DFA Regional Consular Office
ASEANA Business Park
Bradco Ave. corner Macapagal Blvd.
Parañaque City
TELEPHONE: 556-0000 / 651-9400

DFA MANILA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F ASEANA Business Park
Bradco Ave. corner Macapagal Blvd.
Parañaque City
TELEPHONE: 8556-0000/8651-9400

DFA NCR EAST- DFA Regional Consular Office
7/F Building C
SM Megamall
EDSA cor. J. Vargas Ave
Mandaluyong City
TELEPHONE: (02) 8234-2478/5062

DFA NCR NORTH- DFA Regional Consular Office
Quirino Highway
Novaliches
Quezon City 1118
TELEPHONE: (02) 834-4000

DFA NCR NORTHEAST- DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Ali Mall
Cubao
Quezon City
TELEPHONE: (02) 8293-0105

DFA NCR SOUTH- DFA Regional Consular Office
4/F Alabang Town Center
Zapote Rd.
Muntinlupa City
TELEPHONE: (02) 8551-1051

DFA NCR WEST- DFA Regional Consular Office
5/F SM City Manila
Concepcion St.
Manila
TELEPHONE: (02) 5369994

DASMARINAS- DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F SM City Dasmariñas
Governor’s Drv. corner Aguinaldo Hwy.
Brgy. Sampaloc 1
Dasmariñas City, Cavite
TELEPHONE: (046)424-1066

DAVAO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F SM City
Davao Quimpo Blvd.
Brgy. Matina
Davao City 8000
TELEPHONE: (82) 285-4885

DUMAGUETE – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinson’s Place
South Road
Calidangan
Dumaguete City 6200
TELEPHONE: (035)532-0024

GENERAL SANTOS – DFA Regional Consular Office
G/F Robinsons Place GenSan
Jose Catolico Sr. Ave.
Lagao
General Santos City
TELEPHONE: (083)-553-8380

ILOCOS NORTE – DFA Regional Consular Office
Robinsons Place Ilocos Norte
Brgy. San Francisco
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
TELEPHONE: (077)770-5541

ILOILO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons Place Iloilo
Quezon Wing
Iloilo City 5000
TELEPHONE: (033)-336-1737

LA UNION – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Manna Mall
Marcos Hwy. corner Diversion Rd.
Pagdaraoan
San Fernando City, La Union
TELEPHONE: (072)607-6510

LEGASPI – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Pacific Mall-Legazpi
F. Imperial St. corner Circumferential Rd.
Brgy. Capantawan
Legazpi City
TELEPHONE: (052)480-3000

LIPA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons Place Lipa
JP Laurel Hwy.
Mataas na Lupa
Lipa City
TELEPHONE: (043) 722-0578

LUCENA – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Pacific Mall Lucena
M.L. Tagarao St.
Barangay III
Lucena City
TELEPHONE: (042)710-4526

MALOLOS – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Malolos Central Transport Terminal and Commercial Hub by Xentro Mall Brgy. Bulihan
Malolos City, Bulacan
TELEPHONE: (044)816-7230

PAMPANGA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons StarMills
San Fernando, Pampanga
TELEPHONE: (045)636-0007

PANIQUI TARLAC- DFA Regional Consular Office
R-9
Paniqui, Tarlac
TELEPHONE: NOT AVAILABLE

PUERTO PRINCESA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons Place Palawan
National Hwy.
Brgy. San Manuel
Puerto Princesa 3500
TELEPHONE: (048) 434-1773

SAN PABLO – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F SM City San Pablo
Riverina Residential & Commercial Estates
Maharlika Hwy.
Brgy. San Rafael
San Pablo City, Laguna
TELEPHONE: (049) 521-0246

SANTIAGO ISABELA- DFA Regional Consular Office
Maharlika Hwy.
Mabini
Santiago City, Isabela
TELEPHONE: NOT AVILABLE

TACLOBAN – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons North Tacloban
Brgy. 91
Abucay
Tacloban City
TELEPHONE: (053) 832-0889

TAGUM – DFA Regional Consular Office
Gaisano Mall of Tagum
National Hwy.
Tagum City, Davao del Norte
TELEPHONE: (084) 216 9846

TUGUEGARAO – DFA Regional Consular Office
Regional Government Center
Carig Sur
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
TELEPHONE: (078) 377-0267

ZAMBOANGA – DFA Regional Consular Office
Go Velayo Bldg.
Veterans Ave.
Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur
TELEPHONE: (062) 991-4398




REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW PHILIPPINE PASSPORT

  • Application form click here.
  • Birth Certificate (authenticated by the Philippine Statistics Authority) original and photocopy
  • Government-issued Photo ID
  • Supporting documents for more information, click here.




REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWING A CURRENT PASSPORT

  • Application form click here.
  • Current passport
  • Supporting documents for more information, click here.




HOW MUCH DO PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS COST?

Regular processing is PhP950.00 (available in 12 business days).

Expedited processing is PhP1,200.00 (available in 6 business days).




FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PASSPORTS

What is a passport?

A passport is a travel document issued by the governments to its citizens for use during international travel. It verifies the identity and nationality of the person to whom the passport has been issued to.

Your passport will contain your photo and signature, as well as your legal name, place of birth, date of birth, when the document was issued and when it will expire.

What is an ePassport?

An ePassport (also known as an electronic passport), is a passport that has an embedded electronic chip in the front cover.

The electronic chip contains your personal information and is encrypted to prevent passport fraud.

Why do I need a passport?

Passports are required for international travel. When arriving in a foreign country, passports must be presented to immigration officials for inspection. Some countries may require visas before allowing entry.

Do I need a passport for domestic travel?

In most cases, you only need a government-issued photo ID for domestic travel.

Can a passport be used as ID?

Yes, in most cases, passports are accepted as ID, as long as they are valid. You shouldn’t bring your passport everywhere you go , since replacing this can be expensive and time consuming.

Where can I go with a passport?

If you are travelling overseas, you will need a valid passport. You may also need a visa, depending on the reason for your travel.

Some countries may allow you to enter their borders without a visa.

How long should a passport be valid during travel?

In most cases, your passport should be valid for at least six months from the start of your trip. You can be denied entry by immigration officials if they find that your passport might expire before the end of your trip.

How may blank pages do I need in my passport during travel?

You should have at least two blank pages on your passport when you travel. Immigration officials may not let you enter if there is no more space to put the necessary stamps.

Airlines may also prevent you from boarding if you don’t have at least two blank pages on your passport.

Do my children need to have their own passports?

Yes, all children traveling you will need to have their own passports.

Should I get a new passport if I change my name?

Yes, if you have legally changed your name (like if you got married, for example), you should get a new passport that reflects your new name.

What should I do if I lose my passport?

In case you lose you passport, or if it gets stolen, you should report it to local police immediately.

If you are overseas when you lose your passport, you should contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Your missing passport will be invalidated to prevent fraudulent use.

In most cases, you will be issued a temporary passport so you can return home.

What should I do if my passport is damaged?

You should replace your passport if it is damaged or altered in any way. Immigration officials can deny you entry if your passport shows any sign of damage or alteration.

Damage may include water and other physical damage, as well as unauthorized markings (including with crayons).

Can my passport be revoked?

Passports can be revoked if you lose your citizenship, or if you have been charged with a crime.

Your passport can also be revoked if you are suspected of giving false information when you applied for it.

Should I sign my passport?

Yes, you should sign your passport. Most passports have a dedicated field where you should put your signature.

Most passports also include a digital copy of your signature, usually found on the data page.

Make sure you sign your passport only where you’re supposed to sign it. Putting your signature anywhere else will make your passport invalid.






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