REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR E-PASSPORTS FOR THE FIRST TIME
NEW APPLICATION (ADULTS)
- Personal Appearance
- Duly accomplished passport application form
- Original Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate or Report of Birth for those born outside the Philippines must be presented and one (1) photocopy
Note: Filipinos in Germany should file for a Report of Birth (registering the birth of a Filipino child born outside of the Philippines) before applying for a Philippine passport. Please see the Civil Registry section of this website.
- Married Females (who are using their spouse’s last name) must submit an PSA-issued Marriage Contract or Report of Marriage and one (1) photocopy
- Processing fee of €66.00 in cash
- Passport release can either be in person or by mail / courier. For those who wish to receive their new passport by mail, you may choose to submit either of the following: (a) self-addressed return envelope with €4.25 stamps for registered mail within Germany or € 6.20 within the EU, or, b) a prepaid DHL packet (DHL Express Delivery Prepaid Domestic – within Germany, for outside Germany, please consult with the courier of your choice on how to arrange for package pick-up). Please note that once your passport has been dispatched, the consulate has no control over postal operations and delivery services. Minimize instances of lost package. You are encouraged to use the courier service companies in a secure way.
- Any of the following Valid IDs with one (1) Photocopy:
- If applicant is a dual citizen; foreign passport or national IDS
- Social Security System (SSS) / Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) / Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card
- Land Transportation Office (LTO) Driver’s License
- Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID
- Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) / Integrated Department of Labor and Employment (iDOLE) card
- Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Voter’s ID or Voter’s Registration Record from the COMELEC Head or Regional Office
- Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms License
- Senior Citizen ID
- Persons with Disabilities (PWD) ID
- School ID (for students)
Important Reminder: The Department may require additional supporting documents as may be necessary.
In addition to the core requirements, the following supporting documents will be required in the following cases:
Case of Late Registered Birth Certificate:
- If Birth Certificate was registered (10) years ago, application will be treated as a regular application, and no additional supporting documents will be required
- If Birth Certificate was registered (10) years ago, applicants must submit IDs that pre-date the late registration
- If there is no ID’s that date the late registered birth certificate, applicant must produce current IDs and National Bureau of
Investigation (NBI) clearance
Case of Applicant Has NO Birth Certificate or Report of Birth:
- If applicant is born AFTER 1950 – first registration with local civil registrar or consular office. Applicant intends to submit the
original copy of the PSA Authenticated late registered Birth Certificate with the supporting documents and IDs that pre-date the late registration
- Applicants are born ON OR BEFORE 1950 – Applicants must submit original copies of the PSA Authenticated Certificate of No Birth Record and Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons attesting to the identity of the applicant.
If an Applicant’s marriage has been resolved and wants to revert to her maiden surname:
- Original annotated Marriage certificate issued by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) must be presented and one (1) photocopy.
- Original PSA-issued Birth Certificate must be presented and one (1) photocopy.
If there is any data in Birth Certificate or Report of Birth
- Applicant must submit proof of supplemental report or correction from Local Civil Registrar (LCR)
If applicant has discrepancy in data in Birth Certificate / Report of Birth and other documents
If the discrepant data is in the BC, the applicant must submit the annotated birth certificate authenticated by PSA. If the discrepant data is in the other documents, the BC will be followed.
- Discrepancy in first name – Applicant must submit a copy of the petition and supporting documents for correction of first name
filed with LCR or Consulate
- Discrepancy in other data – Applicant must submit annotated birth certificate authenticated by PSA
If applicant is a Dual Citizen by Birth
- Original PSA Authenticated Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and one (1) photocopy
- Foreign passport or other Government issued IDs and one (1) photocopy
If applicant is a Dual Citizen by Reacquisition
- Original PSA authenticated Birth Certificate/Report of Birth and Original Identification Certificate/Order of Approval issued by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or the Bureau of Immigration (BI), and photocopies
- Foreign Passport or other Foreign Government-issued ID and one (1) photocopy
If applicant is a Naturalized Filipino Citizen
- Identification Certificate of Naturalization from BI
If applicant obtained Filipino citizenship by Election
- Affidavit of Election of Philippine Citizenship
- Identification Certificate of Election from BI
If applicant has been granted citizenship by Act of Legislation
- Certified true copy of the law granting citizenship
- Foreign Birth Certificate authenticated by Philippine FSP