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, thumb mark/finger-printing and signing of the application form. Application by mail will not be accepted.
Only the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila prints the MRP. Applications received by the Consulate General will be sent to DFA via diplomatic pouch. In view of the transit time, it will now take SIX (6) WEEKS for a passport to be released to the applicant, from the time the application is processed.
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 FEDEX/UPS/DHL
USPS Express Mail envelope. Metered stamps will
not be accepted . THE
CONSULATE GENERAL ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS THROUGH THE
*** INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL CAUSE DELAY
IN THE ISSUANCE OF YOUR PASSPORT ***
the following States are within the jurisdiction of the Consulate
General in Chicago : Arkansas,
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota,
North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
A. RENEWAL OF PASSPORT
accomplished application form signed by applicant.
In case of minors
below 18 years old, form may be signed by the parents or legal
guardian upon presentation of proof of guardianship.
2. Submit two (2) identical 2”x2” passport photos.
See section F (Requirements for Pictures).
3. Submit applicant’s old passport (most recent) for cancellation
old passport will be returned to the applicant).
Submit the following documents:
Photocopy of pages
1-2 (data page) of the old passport and the page with the latest
arrival stamp in the United States
Photocopy of the alien registration card (green/pink card),
for U.S. permanent residents/ immigrants
c. If old passport does not spell out the applicant’s
complete middle name submit photocopy of proof of middle name, such as
Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate etc.
Photocopy of proof of actual residence such as driver’s
license, state ID, employment ID, or utility bills, etc.
5. For minors below 18 years old, submit a notarized Affidavit of Support
and Consent from both parents. Please indicate if minor is traveling with both
parents. (For further information, please call the Consulate).
B. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS CHANGE OF LAST NAME
For female applicant married in the Philippines who is using her husband's family name
in passport for the first time, submit original/certified true copy
and photocopy of marriage
certificate duly authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
7. For female applicant married abroad who is using her husband’s family name in passport for the first time, a 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). Copy of the processed Report of Marriage should be part of the passport application.
8. Accomplish Requirements Nos. 1, 2, 4.b, 4.d and 5.
a photocopy of data page
(pages 1 and 2) of lost passport (if available)
one (1) original /certified true copy
and one (1) photocopy of Birth Certificate duly authenticated
by the National Statistics Office (NSO) in Manila
the absence of an NSO issued Birth Certificate, submit the following:
a) Birth Record from the Local
Baptismal Certificate/Voter’s ID/ Seaman’s Book or any
public document indicating birth particulars and Philippine
Other supporting documents which will establish applicant’s
identity as Filipino citizen, e.g. marriage certificate,
school records, professional ID, etc.
FIRST TIME APPLICANTS
Accomplish Requirements Nos. 1, 2, 4.b, and 5
For MINORS 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
New Passport / Renewal of Passport : US$ 50.00
of Lost Passport: US$ 90.00 plus US$
10.00 Fax/Verification Fee
of Birth/Marriage: US$25.00
Fees are non-refundable and payable only in cash or money order issued
in the U.S., or
certified, treasurer’s, manager’s or cashier’s check issued by a
bank in the U.S. payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Personal checks, credit cards and personal money order are
F. REQUIREMENTS FOR
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Consulate General of the Philippines-Chicago