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  Dual Citizenship

The Consulate General of the Philippines in Chicago wishes to inform the public that pursuant to Republic Act No. 9225, also known as the Citizenship Retention and Re-Acquisition Act of 2003, an individual, who was a natural-born Filipino citizen but lost his/her Philippine citizenship due to naturalization as a citizen of a foreign country, may now petition for reacquisition of Philippine citizenship. 

Applications of individuals residing within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of the Philippines in Chicago (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Nebraska, South Dakota, Ohio  and Wisconsin) should be submitted to the Consulate General.  

All interested individuals residing within the jurisdiction of this Consulate General may contact the Dual Citizenship Section, Consulate General of the Philippines, 122 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60603, at tel. no. (312) 583-0621 ext 11, fax no. (312) 583-0647 or email dualcitizenship.chicagopcg@gmail.com



Walk-in Applicants


Applicants who wish to be included in the afternoon batch of Dual Citizenship oath-taking ceremony must be able to complete the process and have their applications approved before the 12:00 noon cut-off time. The oath-taking ceremony will take place between 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM,Monday to Friday.


Mailed/Pre-Approved Applications


The following are the schedules for oath-taking:

Monday to Friday          3:00 to 4:00 PM


Kindly visit the following link for the complete list of holidays before making an appointment: http://chicagopcg.com/holidays2018.pdf

Applicants are required to present the original documents before the oath-taking ceremony.



It is recommended that petitioners come to the Consulate General at least thirty minutes ahead since they still have papers to sign and thumb prints to affix to documents. There are also other applicants taking the Oath with them who must undergo processing as well.





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