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  Passport Requirements

PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED. All applicants, whether for the renewal of a passport, or those applying for the first time must appear personally at the Consulate General for data verification, picture taking, thumb mark/finger-printing and signing of the application form. Application by mail will not be accepted.

If applicant wishes the passport to be mailed back by the Consulate, applicant should BRING a self-addressed stamped envelope (with tracking number) such as Certified Priority mail, Express Mail or a prepaid  UPS/DHL or USPS Express Mail envelope. Metered stamps and FEDEX will not be accepted .  THE CONSULATE GENERAL ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS THROUGH THE MAIL.

*** INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL CAUSE DELAY IN THE ISSUANCE OF YOUR PASSPORT ***

 Only the following States are within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General in Chicago : Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota,  Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin

A.   RENEWAL OF PASSPORT

 1.  Accomplished e-passport application form.

 2.  Latest issued Philippine passport

(old passport will be returned to the applicant)

3.   Submit photocopies of the following documents:

      a. first page (data page) of the old passport

      b. alien registration card (green/pink card), for U.S. permanent residents or U.S. visa

      c. Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO)

      d. proof of actual residence such as driverís license, state ID, employment ID, or utility bills.

 

B.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGE OF LAST NAME

4.     For female applicants:

  1. married in the Philippines,

- submit original and photocopy of marriage certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO).

       b.  married abroad,

            - submit copy of registered Report of Marriage

              (Report of Marriage must be filed at the Embassy or Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place where the marriage took place. See Report of Marriage Form and Requirements). 

C.  REPLACEMENT OF LOST PASSPORT

6.   Accomplish Requirements Nos. 1, 3.b and 3.d 

7.   Submit a photocopy data page of lost passport (if available)

8.  Submit original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO) in Manila

      

Note:  You can request for a copy of your birth certificate or marriage certificate online from the Philippine Statistics Authority at www.ecensus.com.ph

 

D.    FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

9.  Accomplish Requirements Nos. 1, 3.b and 3.d.

10. For applicants born in the US of Filipino parent(s), a Report of Birth must be filed  at the Philippine Embassy or Consulate which has jurisdiction over the place of birth.   (See Report of Birth Form and Requirements).  Copy of the processed Report of Birth should be part of the passport application.  

E. FOR DUAL CITIZENS (under R.A. 9225)

11.  Accomplish Requirements 1, 2, 3a and 3c

12. Photocopy of Dual Citizenship Identification Certificate

F.   SCHEDULE OF FEES:

New Passport / Renewal of Passport : US$ 60.00 

                                                            

Replacement of Lost Passport:  US$ 150.00 plus US$ 10.00 Fax/Verification Fee

  

Report of Birth/Marriage: US$25.00       

 

Note: Fees are non-refundable and payable only in cash or money order issued in the U.S.,  or certified, treasurerís, managerís or cashierís check issued by a bank in the U.S. payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Personal checks, credit cards and personal money order are not accepted. 

 

G. REQUIREMENTS FOR PICTURES

  •  Pictures will be taken at the Consulate 

  • collared shirt / decent attire / no earrings

 

  Download form (in pdf format):

    ePassport Application form

   

    

                   

 
 

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