Apply for Philippine passport at new DFA bldg. starting March 8

A Philippine electronic passport. Photo grabbed from Open Minds blog.

Starting March 8, 2010, the Department of Foreign Affairs will accept and process passport applications at the new Office of Consular Affairs building at Bradco cor. Macapagal Avenues, Aseana Business Park near the Mall of Asia.

In an advisory sent through the media, the DFA also said that authentication services will likewise be transferred to the new building starting on March 4, 2010.

Located a few blocks from the old DFA building, the new 7,000-square meter, four-storey building hopes to better serve citizens applying for passports and requesting for the authentication of Philippine documents.

To apply for a Philippine passport, applicant must fill out a Passport application form and submit the requirements. There are different requirements for first-time applicants and for those who are applying for renewal of expired or expiring passports.

The DFA is also accepting online requests for appointment for passport applicants.

Here are the official passport fees:

  • P500.00 for the 44-page Machine-Readable Passport (MRP)
  • P950.00 for the 44-page Electronic Passport Passport (ePass)
  • P250.00 for expedited processing of either the MRP or the ePass
  • P700.00 for replacement of lost valid passport (MRP)

Here meanwhile is the official passport application form:

Philippine passport application form

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  1. gudpm po ask?ko lng po kng pano kumuha ng passport po

  2. ask ko lag po kung paano kumuha ng passport? magagamit po ba ito kahit saan bansa? balak ko po kc mg work abroad. magkano po ang magagastos ko. pls paki email po ako. thanks…

  3. Philippine Passport facebook page is now available. Just follow and “like” the link below to inquire, comment, and receive updates and news about Philippine Passport.

  4. ranjee s. rodriguez

    i want to apply passport right now?

  5. hi po ask ko lng po kailangan po ba tlga ng old id .. para mka pag aply ka ng pasaporte kc nwala ko po mga old id que

  6. angelo k. de guzman

    gud day po sir/madam, tnung q lng po kung pnu ms mdling pdkuha ng passport? mraming slamat po at mgandang arw sa inyo

  7. ulycris estrera

    hi po panu po ba mkakuha ng sched. ng appointment thanks po….

  8. grettings po papanu po b makakuha ng pasaporte maari po bang kumuha kahit walang lumang id?

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