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Under Republic Act No. 8239 or The Philippine Passport Act of 1996, a Philippine passport is a document issued by the Philippine Government to its citizens requesting other governments to allow its citizens to pass freely, and in case of need, to give them lawful aid and protection.

Passport Services

Steps for Passport Renewal / Application

1. Secure an Online Appointment

After accomplishing the online appointment form, you will receive an email requesting you to confirm the appointment. Once you click CONFIRM, you will be sent another e-mail with the application form and instructions. Please PRINT the form.

Please be guided by the following:

  • An appointment is strictly required. The Embassy’s Consular Section will not process an application without a confirmed appointment.
  • Securing an appointment for passport renewal is FREE OF CHARGE. Please report to the Embassy if you know of individuals or groups selling appointment slots, or giving slots for a fee.
  • Make sure that you enter the correct e-mail address as your appointment confirmation will be sent to your registered email.
  • The confirmation e-mail will contain instructions for your passport appointment.
  • Applicants who urgently need to renew their passport for meritorious reasons (i.e. for pass renewal ) may request an earlier appointment via e-mail at with the following attachments: (1) copy of appointment confirmation; (2) copy of passport data page, (3) copy of work pass ID, and (4) proof of the need for an urgent appointment (such as expiring work pass, urgent travel, etc.). Requests are subject to approval and availability of appointment slots. (IMPORTANT: Rescheduling of passport appointment is free of charge.)
2. Come to the Embassy on our appointment date with the documentary requirements and additional requirements (especially for minors, dual, naturalized citizens, those with special requests, please see the following section)

When you come to the Embassy for your passport appointment, bring the following documentary requirements:

  • Screenshot or printed appointment confirmation e-mail
  • Accomplished application form for passport renewal (sent via e-mail)
  • Current Philippine passport – original and one (1) photocopy of the passport information/data page
  • Singapore IC, Personalized Employment Pass, E Pass, S Pass, Work Permit, Dependent Pass, Student Pass or Long Term Visit Pass – original and one (1) photocopy
  • Short-term visit pass holders must bring a photocopy of their short-term / social visit pass STAMP on their current passport
  • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS for minor applicants, dual citizens and those with requests for changes in passport entries
  • PSA-issued Birth Certificate, if the applicant was born in the Philippines – original and one (1) photocopy;
  • PSA-issued Report of Birth (for those born overseas)/Report of Birth issued by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate General – original and one (1) photocopy;
  • Marriage Certificate or Report of Marriage of parents – original and one (1) photocopy;
  • Valid passport of parents – original and one (1) photocopy;
  • Minor child should be accompanied by either the mother or the father (for unmarried parents, the mother should accompany the child).
  • If married in the Philippines, original Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) with Apostille Certificate issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs – original and one (1) photocopy
  • If entries are blurred or unreadable, transcribed Marriage Certificate from the Local Civil Registry – original and one (1) photocopy
  • Death Certificate of the deceased spouse, in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) with Apostille Certificate issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs – original and one (1) photocopy; or
  • If spouse died in Singapore or other countries, death Certificate in English authenticated/Apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (or equivalent) in the country of death – original and one (1) photocopy
  • Annotated PSA-issued Marriage Certificate or Report of Marriage – original and one (1) photocopy; and
  • Certified True Copy (CTC) of Court Order effecting the annulment may also be required – original and one (1) photocopy
  • PSA-issued Marriage Contract or Report of Marriage with the annotation of the Divorce Decree – original and one (1) photocopy
  • Certified True Copy (CTC) of the Divorce Decree in English duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce was obtained or by the concerned foreign diplomatic or consular mission in the Philippines may also be required – original and one (1) photocopy
  • For Philippine Court recognition of foreign divorce decree, please visit THIS PAGE
  • PSA-issued Birth Certificate / Report of Birth – original and photocopy;
  • Identification Certificate and Oath of Allegiance issued by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or the Bureau of Immigration (BI) – original and photocopy;
  • Government-issued identification or passport from country of second citizenship – original and photocopy
  • Identification Certificate/Certificate of Naturalization issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI)/relevant Philippine authority – original and photocopy
  • Affidavit of Election of Philippine citizenship (if applicable) – original and photocopy
3. Collect your new passport on your confirmed date of collection

Note that all passports are printed in the Philippines. Your new Philippine passport is expected to be available for collection about six (6) weeks after your successful passport renewal application. The Embassy is not liable for any delay in the availability of a passport due to possible occurrences in production and shipment.

Please check the Embassy’s online passport availability checker by clicking this link: (EPASSPORTS READY FOR COLLECTION). The site also provides a link for securing an appointment to collect your passport once it is ready for collection.

Securing an appointment for passport collection is required.

Please bring the following on your passport collection date:

  • The confirmation e-mail of your appointment for passport collection;
  • The BLUE consular collection slip issued to you when you applied for your passport;
  • Your current Philippine passport, which will be cancelled and returned to you along with your new passport. Your new passport will NOT be released if the old passport is not presented for cancellation.
  • Signed authorization letter from the passport holder, if the new passport will be claimed by a proxy. The new passport will NOT be released if the signed authorization letter is not presented together with the proof of identification of the proxy. (Note that passports of minors can be claimed only by the Filipino mother/father).

The passport application of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, pregnant women or children with special needs may be accommodated during off-peak hours. Please send your request to, cc:

You can click here or visit the Philippine Statistics Authority Serbilis website at to request an original birth/marriage certificate. Read step-by-step procedure here.

For more information on other passport-related procedures and concerns, click on the appropriate link below:
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