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The Philippine Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh receives and processes applications for ePassports, which in turn is sent to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila for printing and issuance. Please allow 4 to 5 weeks for the entire process up to the release of passport to the applicant. The Philippine Embassy in Dhaka advises all Philippine passport holders to renew their passports at least nine (9) months before expiration. Please note that travelers with passports that will expire in less than six (6) months may encounter problems boarding aircrafts and/or entering another country. All Filipino citizens applying for passports, regardless of age, are required to appear personally at the Philippine Embassy as their photo, together with their fingerprints and signature, will be taken on-site. Applicants are advised to wear appropriate clothing (e.g. no tank tops, spaghetti straps, tube); eyeglasses, contact lenses, hair accessories, earrings, facial piercings should be removed prior to the capturing of the applicant’s photo. Due to the health and safety considerations during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, applicants are requested to wear facemasks whenever they visit the Philippine Embassy.

All documents to be presented for a passport application should be ORIGINAL with one (1) copy of each document to be attached to the application.

Download the Renewal Regular Passport Application Form (Adult)

Download the Regular Passport Application Form (Minor)

Download the New Passport Application Form (Adult)

PASSPORT RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Duly-accomplished Renewal Regular Passport Application Form (Form No. 2), printed legibly in black or blue ink.

2. Latest passport and one (1) photocopy of each of the data page/s of the passport.

3. For non-ePassports, i.e. Machine Readable Passport (MRP – maroon color), Machine Readable Ready Passport (MRRP – green color), other old passports (brown) – submit original:

  • Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if born in the Philippines; or Report of Birth (ROB) authenticated by PSA if born abroad; and
  • If married and using the surname of husband, Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if married in the Philippines; or Report of Marriage (ROM) authenticated by PSA if married abroad. (Note: Women who married outside the Philippines must file a Report of Marriage before passport application.
  • If you don’t have a PSA Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate, you can easily order it online at www.ecensus.com.ph and they will deliver it to you via mail.

4. Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and special circumstances of the applicant.

5. Processing Fees: Tk 5,520

PASSPORT RENEWAL FOR MINORS (BELOW 18 YEARS OLD) Minors applying for a passport should be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Additional new requirements:

1. Duly-accomplished Regular Passport Application Form (Form No. 3), printed legibly in black or blue ink

2. Minor’s Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) authenticated Birth Certificate or Report of Birth (ROB) authenticated by PSA if born abroad. Applicant may apply for PSA Birth Certificate/Report of Birth on-line at the PSA website: www.ecensus.com.ph.

3. Original Affidavit of Consent with Special Power of Attorney, executed by the parent/s and notarized by a Notary Public if the minor is not accompanied by the parent, or accompanied by the father but parents are not married. Copy of the parent/s passport and/or valid identification (with photo and signature).

4. Passport copy of either parent.

5. Current passport of applicant.

6. Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and special circumstances of the applicant.

7. Processing Fees: Tk 5,520

NEW BORN / FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS REQUIREMENTS:

New borns with at least one parent having Filipino citizenship must be registered at the Philippine Embassy. (Please see section on registration of Birth for further details) Upon registration of birth, the baby’s passport application, to be submitted by the parents may be processed by the Embassy.

1. Duly-accomplished new passport application form, printed legibly in black or blue ink

2. Original and photocopy of Report of Birth (If applicant’s birth has not yet been registered at the Embassy, the applicant may simultaneously apply for registration of birth)

3. Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of MC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. If married abroad, Report of Marriage (ROM) authenticated by PSA.

4. Passport copy of either parent.

5. Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and special circumstances of the applicant (e.g. minor unaccompanied by parents).

6. Processing Fees: Tk 5,520

REQUIREMENTS FOR REPLACEMENT OF LOST PASSPORT:

1. Duly-accomplished new passport application form, printed legibly in black or blue ink

2. Duly-accomplished Affidavit of Loss (click here for sample) providing details of the passport and circumstances leading to its loss. The affidavit should be notarized by a Notary Public.

3. For non-ePassports, i.e. Machine Readable Passport (MRP – maroon color), Machine Readable Ready Passport (MRRP – green color), other old passports (brown) – submit original: · Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if born in the Philippines (click here for sample); or Report of Birth (ROB) authenticated by PSA if born abroad; and · if married and using the surname of husband, Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if married in the Philippines; or Report of Marriage (ROM) authenticated by PSA if married abroad. (Note: Women who married outside the Philippines must file a Report of Marriage before passport application. · If you don’t have a PSA Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate, you can easily order it online at www.ecensus.com.ph and they will deliver it to you via mail.

4. If born abroad, PSA authenticated Report of Birth (ROB).

5. If married and using the surname of husband, Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of MC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. Transcribed Marriage Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Marriage Certificate are blurred or unreadable. If married abroad, Report of Marriage (ROM) authenticated by PSA.

6. Photocopy of passport that was lost, if available

7. Police report, if lost passport is still valid and in case passport was lost as a result of theft, robbery or similar circumstances

10. Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and special circumstances of the applicant (e.g. minor unaccompanied by parents, using surname of husband).

PASSPORTS FOR DUAL CITIZENS Filipinos who have re-acquired their Philippine citizenship through R.A. 9225, otherwise known as the Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003, are considered as first-time passport applicants. Following are the requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Duly-accomplished new passport application form, printed legibly in black or blue ink

2. If born in the Philippines, Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly National Statistics Office) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in PSA Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable. Applicant may apply for PSA Birth Certificate online at the PSA website: www.ecensus.com.ph.

3. If married and using the surname of husband, Marriage Certificate (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of MC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by PSA. If married abroad, Report of Marriage (ROM) authenticated by PSA. (Note: Women who married outside the Philippines must file a Report of Marriage before passport application.)

4. Photocopy of most recent Philippine passport and any valid identification card where the full name and date of birth are clearly indicated, such as ID, driver’s license, and others)

5. Original Identification Certificate, Oath of Allegiance and Order of Approval.

6. Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and special circumstances of the applicant.

NEW PASSPORT DUE TO CHANGE IN NAME.

Under Philippine laws, a person’s legal name may be amended through the following:

1. Change of name due to marriage.

2. Change of surname of a legitimated child by virtue of a subsequent marriage of parents.

3. Change of name due to adoption.

4. Change of name due to death of spouse or annulment of marriage.

5. Change of name due to divorce (valid only for those Filipinos who did not act as Plaintiff in the divorce proceedings, i.e. the Filipino spouse did not initiate the divorce proceedings; not valid for couples who were both Filipinos at the time of the marriage).

6. Change of name as duly ordered by Philippine courts or the Civil Registrar General.

  1. · Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly National Statistics Office) marriage certificate, if marriage was solemnized in the Philippines; or Report of Marriage (ROM), if marriage was solemnized abroad. Those married in Dhaka, Bangladesh may present the original ROM. Applicant may apply for PSA Marriage Certificate/ROM on-line at www.e-census.com.ph. (Note: Women who married outside the Philippines must file a Report of Marriage before passport application.)

  1. · Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) authenticated Birth Certificate with annotation reflecting the change of name due to legitimation. Applicant may apply for PSA Birth Certificate on-line at .

  1. · Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate before the adoption · Original and one (1) copy of PSA authenticated birth certificate after adoption. Applicant may apply for PSA Birth Certificate on-line at www.e-census.com.ph. · Original and one (1) copy of certified true copy of the Court Decision or Order on Adoption and Certificate of Finality

  1. · Original and one (1) copy of PSA authenticated death certificate of husband, or authenticated court order of presumptive death, for widowed applicants · Original and one (1) copy of PSA Marriage Contract, with annotation reflecting the annulment of marriage, for annulled marriages. Applicant may apply for PSA Marriage Certificate on-line at .

5. REQUIREMENTS for change of name due to divorce: · Original and one (1) copy of Divorce Decree · Original and one (1) copy of Philippine Court recognition of foreign divorce decree · Original and one (1) copy of PSA marriage certificate with annotation of the divorce decree 6. Changes in name allowed under Republic Act 9048: Republic Act (RA) 9048 authorizes the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general to make the following changes in name, without the need of a judicial order: · correction of clerical or typographical errors in any entry in civil registry documents, except corrections involving the change in sex, age, nationality and civil status of a person · change of a person's first name in his/her civil registry document under certain grounds specified under the law through administrative process REQUIREMENT: · Original and one (1) copy of Birth Certificate with annotation reflecting change of entry. Applicant may apply for PSA Birth Certificate on-line at www.e-census.com.ph.