Passport Requirements
San Francisco Philippine Consulate

1. For First Time Applicants
2. For Renewal of Expired or Expiring Passport
3. For replacement of Lost Passport

Other requirements needed for:
Female applicants married and later divorced
For widows who have remarried
For adopted applicants
Other information:
Passport Fees
Registation of children abroad
Mandatory registration of Filipino Nationals Overseas
Tax Reminder

1. For First Time Applicants:

  1. Passport application form duly accomplished, typewritten or printed.
  2. Original/Certified True Copy and Photocopy of the Birth Certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar or the National Statistics Office.
  3. For an applicant who is in the U.S. Military Service, a certification from the Commanding Officer concerning his/her enlistment and status.
  4. Plus the additional requirements listed below.*

2. For Renewal of Expired or Expiring Passport

  1. Passport application form duly accomplished, typewritten or printed.
  2. Old Passport with photocopy of the data and photograph page(s). If not applying in person, include pages showing latest arrival stamp by US Immigration.
  3. Plus the additional requirments listed below.*


a) Two passport size photographs, 2 x 2 inches, colored or black and white with plain white background, taken full front view with the applicant dressed in decent attire. If taken with eyeglasses, photographs must bear no reflections. Photographs of male applicants wearing earrings are not acceptable.

b) Back to back copy of Resident Alient Card (Green Card) or Temporary Resident Card of Employment Authorization card or copy of appropriate visa. Originals must be presented for verification.

c) For applicants who were married outside of the Philippines, a Report of Marriage must be filled up with the following additional requirements:

3. For replacement of Lost Passport

NOTE: Pursuant to existing regulations, the application must undergo a 15-day waiting period from the date of submission before a replacement passport can be be issued.


For female applicants who were married and later divorced by their foreign spouses:

For widows who have remarried: For adopted applicants:


(For applications sent in by mail, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with $3.20 postage along with the correponding payment in the form of cash, money order, bank draft or cashier's check.)

Date of Release : Documents may be picked up from the Front Desk between 3:00 to 4:00 pm the following working day and upon presentation of the claim stub.


Children born of Philippine parent or parents must be registered at the nearerst Embassy or Consulate of the Philippines with one (1) month after birth. To register, submit the following:

  1. Three (3) copies, DFA Form No. 40.
  2. Left and right footprints of the child must be imprinted at the back of the form at the Consulate.
  3. Two (2) passport size photographs of the child.
  4. Four (4) copies, birth certificate (original copy must be presented for verification)
  5. Four (4) copies, pages 1 and 2 of passport of Filipino parent (original must be presented for verification)
  6. Marriage Certifiate of Parents.
  7. If illegitimate, Certificate of Illigitimacy from mother, duly notarized.

Pursuant to provisions of Republic Act 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, all Filipino Nationals are required to register with the Philippine Consulate General. Certificates of Identity and Registration will be issued FREE OF CHARGE.

Forms for registration are available at the FRONT DESK.


All Filipinos gainfully employed at home or abroad are required by law to file their Philippine Income Tax Returns every year. When filing their Income Tax, attach W-2 form and 1040 for every tax year. Income Tax payment is payable to the Philippine Consulate General in Cash, Money Order, Bank Draft or Cashier's Check.

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