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.
- Choose a location.
- Choose a date and time.
- Provide your personal details.
- Provide your parents’ and spouse’s details.
- Choose application type and basis of Philippine Citizenship.
- Provide complete address and occupation.
- Review information and confirm.
- Choose processing type.
- Pay Passport Processing Fee.
- Check your email for the reference number.
- 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
TELEPHONE: (045) 304-0193 | (045) 304-0195
ANTIPOLO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F SM Cheery Foodarama
Antipolo City, Rizal
TELEPHONE: (02) 8242-4797
BACOLOD – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons Place Bacolod
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.
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
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.
TELEPHONE: 556-0000 / 651-9400
DFA MANILA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F ASEANA Business Park
Bradco Ave. corner Macapagal Blvd.
DFA NCR EAST- DFA Regional Consular Office
7/F Building C
EDSA cor. J. Vargas Ave
TELEPHONE: (02) 8234-2478/5062
DFA NCR NORTH- DFA Regional Consular Office
Quezon City 1118
TELEPHONE: (02) 834-4000
DFA NCR NORTHEAST- DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Ali Mall
TELEPHONE: (02) 8293-0105
DFA NCR SOUTH- DFA Regional Consular Office
4/F Alabang Town Center
TELEPHONE: (02) 8551-1051
DFA NCR WEST- DFA Regional Consular Office
5/F SM City 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
DAVAO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F SM City
Davao Quimpo Blvd.
Davao City 8000
TELEPHONE: (82) 285-4885
DUMAGUETE – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinson’s Place
Dumaguete City 6200
GENERAL SANTOS – DFA Regional Consular Office
G/F Robinsons Place GenSan
Jose Catolico Sr. Ave.
General Santos City
ILOCOS NORTE – DFA Regional Consular Office
Robinsons Place Ilocos Norte
Brgy. San Francisco
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
ILOILO – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons Place Iloilo
Iloilo City 5000
LA UNION – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Manna Mall
Marcos Hwy. corner Diversion Rd.
San Fernando City, La Union
LEGASPI – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Pacific Mall-Legazpi
F. Imperial St. corner Circumferential Rd.
LIPA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons Place Lipa
JP Laurel Hwy.
Mataas na Lupa
TELEPHONE: (043) 722-0578
LUCENA – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Pacific Mall Lucena
M.L. Tagarao St.
MALOLOS – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Malolos Central Transport Terminal and Commercial Hub by Xentro Mall Brgy. Bulihan
Malolos City, Bulacan
PAMPANGA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons StarMills
San Fernando, Pampanga
PANIQUI TARLAC- DFA Regional Consular Office
TELEPHONE: NOT AVAILABLE
PUERTO PRINCESA – DFA Regional Consular Office
2/F Robinsons Place Palawan
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
Brgy. San Rafael
San Pablo City, Laguna
TELEPHONE: (049) 521-0246
SANTIAGO ISABELA- DFA Regional Consular Office
Santiago City, Isabela
TELEPHONE: NOT AVILABLE
TACLOBAN – DFA Regional Consular Office
3/F Robinsons North Tacloban
TELEPHONE: (053) 832-0889
TAGUM – DFA Regional Consular Office
Gaisano Mall of Tagum
Tagum City, Davao del Norte
TELEPHONE: (084) 216 9846
TUGUEGARAO – DFA Regional Consular Office
Regional Government Center
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
TELEPHONE: (078) 377-0267
ZAMBOANGA – DFA Regional Consular Office
Go Velayo Bldg.
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
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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