How to apply for Philippine passports for your child or baby
Applying for your child, baby or infant DFA passport in the Philippines is easy. This is applicable too for minors aged 17 and below with only an NSO or National Statistics / PSA or Philippine Statistics Office birth certificate copy as a major document requirement.
Easy step-by-step guide on getting a Philippine DFA passport and completing the requirements
- Get an NSO or PSA birth certificate copy of your child
- Go directly to DFA courtesy lane together with your baby or child
- Or set an appointment and pay P900 pesos fee online via the DFA gov website if the child is above 7 years old
- Bring a marriage certificate if only one parent is coming
- Any authorized adult is possible if parents are absent
- Complete the application form (Download it here)
- Bring any two valid IDs for parents or accompanying adult
- Bring a school ID for your child if available
- Finish the processing at DFA including biometrics, photo taking, and paying the cashier from P900 to P1,200 pesos
- Schedule a pick-up or delivery of your baby’s passport
The DFA may require you to bring a local Civil Registrar copy of your child’s live birth if the NSO copy is not clear.
Also, an Affidavit of Support and/or consent from the mother are needed if parents are unmarried and an authorized adult is accompanying the child or infant.