Is your passport has already expired or maybe it’s going to expire soon? Here is Manila Shaker’s step by step guide to help you renew your Philippine Passport.
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Passport Renewal Requirements 2018
- Personal appearance of the applicant is required in all cases.
- Application form (download it here)
- Original and photocopy of Valid ID
- Old Passport – original and photocopy pages 1,2,3 (amendment)
- NSO Birth Certificate – original and photocopy
- Processing fee
P950 – 15 working days
P1200 – 7 working days
As of 2018, only selected DFA Offices will allow online appointments. Check the DFA website to reserve an appointment schedule. Here are the following offices that allows online appointments:
- DFA Aseana
- DFA SM Megamall
- DFA Robinsons Galleria
- DFA Manila
- DFA Ali Mall
- DFA Alabang Town Center
(For online appointments, the DFA will be the ones who give the date of your appointment)
No appointment is needed for the following: Senior Citizen with Senior Citizen ID, Person with Disability (PWDs) with PWD ID or visible disability, Solo Parent with Valid Solo Parent ID, Pregnant women with medical certificate, Minors seven (7) years old and below.
Or, if you’re in a rush, you can apply your renewal at the DFA offices in your region. This is a first-come-first-serve basis. So, we suggest you fall in line early in the morning.
If you’re done with all the requirements, and already have a schedule )for online applicants), proceed to the DFA office at your region or the DFA office you’ve chosen. Give the requirements, pay the processing fee, let them get your biometrics and some information, signature, and photo.
Information from this article taken from the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs.