ADULT FIRST-TIME APPLICANT (18 years old and above)

(Those who have not been issued a Philippine Passport prior to filing of application.)

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A. CORE REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. Confirmed online appointment  - Please read Passport Booking Guidelines FIRST and book an appointment here: www.passport.gov.ph

  2. Personal appearance

  3. Original Birth Certificate from the Philippine Statistics Office (PSA)

  4. For Married Females: Original PSA Marriage Certificate

  5. Original and photocopy of any of the following for confirmation of Philippine Citizenship:  valid Canadian Permanent Residency card; valid visitor visa; valid work permit

  6. Processing fee of CAD 87.00

  7. Unused self-addressed envelope, preferably with tracking features, to be used in mailing the new passport to the applicant

 

B. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

 

In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be further required in the following cases:

 

1. In case of Late Registered Birth Certificate

 

  • If Birth Certificate was registered at least ten (10) years ago, application will be treated as a regular application and no additional supporting documents will be required

  • If Birth Certificate was registered less than ten (10) years ago, applicant must submit IDs that pre-date the late registration

  • If applicant has no IDs that pre-date the late registered Birth Certificate, applicant must produce current IDs and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance

 

2. In case applicant has NO Birth Certificate or Report of Birth  

 

  • If applicant is born AFTER 1950

--  Applicant must first file for late registration with the Local Civil Registrar or Consular Office with jurisdiction over the place where the applicant was born

--  Applicant will then submit the original PSA authenticated late registered Birth Certificate with the requisite supporting documents and IDs that pre-date the late registration

 

  • If applicant is born ON OR BEFORE 1950

--  Applicant must submit original PSA Authenticated Certificate of No Birth Record and Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons attesting to the identity of the applicant.

 

3. If an applicant’s marriage has been dissolved and wants to revert to her maiden surname

 

  • Original annotated PSA Marriage Certificate stating that the marriage has been dissolved; OR

  • If annotated PSA Marriage Certificate or Report of Marriage is not yet available, submit a Certified True Copy of the Court Order dissolving the marriage and a Certificate of Finality from the court

 

4. If applicant has lacking data in Birth Certificate or Report of Birth

  • Proof of filing of supplemental report or correction from the Local Civil Registrar

5. If applicant has discrepancy in data in Birth Certificate / Report of Birth and other documents

  • Annotated PSA authenticated Birth Certificate reflecting corrected entry

6. If applicant is a Dual Citizen

  • Original PSA authenticated Birth Certificate / Report of Birth

  • Original Identification Certificate issued by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate or the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and a photocopy

  • Government-issued IDs (Philippine or Canadian ID)

 

7. If applicant is a Naturalized Filipino Citizen

 

  • Identification Certificate of Naturalization from the BI

 

8. If applicant obtained Filipino citizenship by Election

 

  • Affidavit of Election of Philippine Citizenship

  • Identification Certificate of Election from BI

 

9. If applicant has been granted citizenship by Act of Legislation

 

  • Certified true copy of the law granting citizenship

  • Authenticated Foreign Birth Certificate

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FOR PASSPORT APPLICANTS

  • Personal appearance is required for ALL applicants

  • Original PSA Birth Certificate is required for applicants included in the DFA Watchlist.

  • Photocopying is not part of the consular services offered by the Philippine Consulate. Please ensure you have the original and the required photocopy (full document copy without missing sections) with you when you come for your appointment.

  • Self-addressed return envelope

For those who wish to have their new passport mailed to their address, please submit a regional envelope, preferably with signature sticker or tracker, from a courier or postal service of your choice. Please write your complete return address and your telephone number/s. You may track your envelope after the date when your new passport will be available. Said date is stamped on your Official Receipt.

  • Debit card or credit card payments are not accepted at this time. Payments may be made in cash, bank draft or money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General Calgary”[1] and indicating exact amount. The Philippine Consulate will issue official receipts for payments made to the Consulate Cashier. The Philippine Consulate has not authorized any person or entity to collect payments on its behalf, including donations for venue rental or meals of Consulate personnel during consular outreach missions.

[1] Please use these exact words. Otherwise, the bank will not accept your bank draft or money order.

  • Permanent Residents in Canada

Passport applicants who are permanent residents of Canada but cannot present a valid permanent resident (PR) card or whose PR cards have expired, are required to submit any of the following proof of PR Card renewal:

confirmation of receipt by CIC/IRCC of the application for renewal/replacement of PR card;

> proof of payment from CIC/IRCC indicating the (a) applicant's name, and; (b) the "type of application" is

   "Permanent Residence Card Renewal"; or 

> submit a certification from CIC/IRCC that the applicant is a permanent resident or is NOT a Canadian citizen

  

This serves as basis that the applicant is still a Filipino and is not yet a Canadian citizen. This proof of PR Card renewal will serve as support document for the Affidavit of Philippine Citizenship that the applicant will execute at the PCG in support of his/her passport application. The Affidavit has a separate fee of CAD 36.25. 

  • Holders of Work Permit, Study Permit

Passport applicants who are in Canada on work or study permits but whose permits have expired will have to present proof that they have applied for a renewal of their work/study permits. This proof may be in the form of a receipt from CIC showing the name of the applicant to prove that a renewal of the work/study permit has been applied for.

  • Visitor Visa holders

Passport applicants who are in Canada on visitor visas but whose visas have expired will have to present proof that they have applied for a renewal of their visa. This proof may be in the form of a receipt from CIC showing the name of the applicant to prove that a renewal of the visa has been applied for.

  • Attire

To ensure entry to countries with strict dress codes, all passport applicants are required to wear decent clothing for passport photo capture. Plunging necklines, sleeveless clothing, spaghetti strapped tops, see-through tops, sando, tube tops, halters and the like are prohibited.

  • Theatrical make-up and hair style, earrings and colored contact lenses are not allowed during data capture

  • Release of Passports

     New passports will be mailed to the applicant using the envelope provided by the applicant during the filing of       application. Please note that the Consulate has no control over mail delivery dates. Personal collection of new

     passport at the PCG is suspended until further notice.

  • Unclaimed passports

Passports unclaimed after six (6) months will be cancelled per DFA Department Order No.37-03

  • Passport Validity

In accordance with Department Order No. 010-2017 or the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10928 (2017), the Philippine passport has a ten-year validity period for those issued to Filipinos 18 years or older. Filipinos under 18 years will still be issued five-year valid passports.

  • Please note that your passport must be at least six (6) months valid for you to be able to travel abroad.

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