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   Requirements for Issuance of Passports

 

APPLICATION FOR PHILIPPINE PASSPORT

Starting January 2021, the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago will provide passport services every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Interested applicants are required to secure an appointment by sending email to chicagopcg.passportappointments@gmail.com , together with the accomplished  Health Declaration Form. Walk-in applications will not be accepted.

Passport applicants are also advised that the new passports will be released strictly by MAIL. Applicants should ensure that they can monitor or track their mailing envelopes in order to avoid the loss of their new passport. Approximate turn-around time for the release of a new passport is between 6-10 weeks.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSPORT APPLICATION

Note: Applications with incomplete requirements WILL NOT be accepted.

CORE REQUIREMENTS:

1.    PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED in all cases.

2.    Pictures will be taken at the Consulate. (Do not bring pictures).

3.    For passport pictures, applicants are required to wear decent clothing (No plunging necklines, sleeveless shirts,

       spaghetti strapped tops, see-through tops, sando, tube tops and halters).

4.    Earrings, necklace, other piercings, glasses and colored contact lenses are not allowed during photo capturing.

5.    Applicants should BRING a self-addressed stamped envelope (preferably the USPS Priority Mail envelope, with

       stamps and tracking number) FEDEX metered stamps are not accepted . One envelope per applicant.  

       The Consulate General assumes no responsibility for any loss through the mail.

PASSPORT RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:

I.      RENEWAL OF e-PASSPORTS (maroon Passports with chips and Passport no. starting with EA, EB or EC)  

  1. Accomplished Renewal Regular Application Form (Adult) or the Regular Passport Application Form (Minor)
  2. Original Current Passport and photocopy of data page
  3. Photocopy of green card or US visa
  4. For Dual Citizen applicants, photocopy of Identification Certificate.

II.  RENEWAL OF MACHINE READABLE PASSPORTS (Passport No. starting with XX), GREEN PASSPORTS,     BROWN PASSPORTS and OLDER PASSPORTS (issued before  1995)

  1. Accomplished Renewal Regular Application Form (Adult) or the Regular Passport Application Form (Minor)
  2. Original Current Passport and photocopy of data page
  3. Photocopy of green card or US visa
  4. Original and photocopy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO) issued Birth Certificate on Security Paper (Please see box below on how to request for a birth certificate, et.al.)
  5. Married Female applicants must also submit original and photocopy of PSA issued Marriage Certificate or Report of Marriage;
  6.    Any of the following valid IDs (original and photocopy):

a.     Driverís license

b.     State ID

c.     School or Work ID

d.     Philippine ID (SSS card, Senior ID, School ID, PWD ID or Voterís ID)

      7.    For Dual Citizen applicants, photocopy of Identification Certificate.  

III.    REPLACEMENT OF LOST PASSPORTS

  1.  Accomplished Renewal Regular Application Form (Adult) or the Regular Passport Application Form (Minor)
  2.  Photocopy of current or old passport (if applicable)
  3.  Photocopy of green card or US visa
  4.  Original and photocopy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO) issued Birth Certificate (Please see box below on how to request for a birth certificate, et.al.);
  5.  For married female applicants, original and photocopy of PSA issued Marriage Certificate or Report of

              Marriage;

  1. Any of the following valid IDs (original and photocopy):

a.     Driverís license

b.     State ID

c.     School or Work ID

d.     Philippine ID (SSS card, Senior ID, School ID, PWD ID or Voterís ID);

       7    Affidavit of Loss notarized at the Consulate;

       8.   Police Report in case the lost passport is still valid;

       9.    In case of lost valid passport, there will be a 15-day verification period before processing of the application.

     10.    For Dual Citizen applicants, photocopy of dentification Certificate.    

IV.   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FEMALE APPLICANTS WHO WANT TO CHANGE THEIR LAST NAME

 1.     For applicants who want to use their married name for the first time:

a.    For applicants married in the Philippines, original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate issued by the                           

        Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO)

        (Please see box below on how to request for a birth certificate, et.al.);

b.    For applicants married outside of the Philippines, original and photocopy of the Report of Marriage

       (ROM) issued less than a year by the Philippine Consulate where the marriage took place. If ROM is  

       more  than 1 year old, bring original and photocopy of PSA Report of Marriage.

        2.     For Females using their married name who want to revert to their maiden name:

a.   For widowed applicants, original and photocopy of PSA issued Death Certificate of husband and

      Marriage Certificate;

b.   For annulled marriages, original and photocopy of PSA Marriage Contract with Annotation on Annulment

      or Certificate of Registration and certified true copy of Court Order.

c.   For divorced applicants (allowed only in cases where the non-Filipino spouse acted as the plaintiff; and

    not allowed when both parties are Filipino citizens at the time of the divorce): Original or certified true copy   

    and one (1) photocopy of Marriage Contract with Annotation issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority

    (PSA) indicating that the divorce has already been recognized by a Philippine Court.

 

NEW PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS

Accomplished New Regular Passport Application form (Adult) or Regular Passport Application Form (Minor)

       I.     For Applicants Born in the Philippines

  1.  Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO).
  2.  For married female applicant, original and photocopy of PSA issued Marriage Certificate
  3.  Any of the following valid IDs (original and photocopy)

a.     Driverís license

b.     State ID

c.     School or Work ID

d.     Philippine ID (SSS card, Senior ID, School ID, PWD ID or Voterís ID)

II.     For Applicants Born Outside of the Philippines

 1.     Original and photocopy of Registered Report of Birth issued less than a year by the Philippine Consulate where

                 the birth took place. If ROB is more than 1 year old, bring original and photocopy of PSA Report of Birth.

MINOR APPLICANTS (ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS)

  1. Accomplished Regular Passport Application Form (Minor) 
  2. Personal Appearance of a minor applicant and the mother. 
  3. Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly NSO).
  4. In case the applicant is not accompanied by the mother, the applicant must submit a Notarized Special Power of Attorney executed by the parent/s designating the minorís companion to assist in the application process.  The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad.
  5. Passport or Valid Government-issued ID of parent or authorized adult companion.
  6.  For Dual Citizen applicants, photocopy of Identification Certificate.  

FEES: (cash or money orders only.  Personal checks or credit cards are not accepted)

Renewal/ New Passport - $60.00

Lost e-Passport - $150.00

Lost MRP/ Green/ Brown or older passports - $90.00

 

The Consular Officer reserves the right to require additional proof or documents, pursuant to the Philippine Passport Law and the Foreign Service Act.

 

  Downloadable forms (in pdf format):

    Renewal Application Form (Adult) 

    New Passport Application Form (Adult)

    Passport Application Form (Minor)

    List of Requirements

 


PSA/ NSO DOCUMENTS

       If you need a Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate or CENOMAR (Certificate of No Marriage Record) from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), formerly National Statistics Office (NSO), for delivery anywhere in the Philippines or abroad, click on this link www.psaserbilis.com.ph

 

 

 

    

                   

 
 

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