Core Requirements for Adult New Applications





1.Confirmed Online Appointment 

2.Personal Appearance

3.Accomplished Application Form

4.Original and photocopy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Authenticated Birth Certificate on Security Paper

  • Married Females (who are using their spouse's last name) must also present Original and submit photocopy of PSA Authenticated Marriage Contract on Security Paper or Report of Marriage
  • Local Civil Registrar Copy is required if PSA Birth Certificate is not clear or cannot be read

5.Any of the following acceptable IDs with one (1)


List of Acceptable IDs for Philippine Passport Application (Any of the following with one (1) photocopy):

  • Social Security System (SSS) Card

  • Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Card

  • Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card

  • Land Transportation Office (LTO) Driver’s License. Student Permit may be accepted if in card format. 

  • Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID

  • Philippine Identification (PhilID)

  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) E-Card

  • Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Voter's ID or Voter's Certificate issued from COMELEC main office in Intramuros, Manila (Certificates issued in COMELEC's regional offices may require further verification. Applicants are requested to present NBI or police clearance along with the Voter's Certificate).

  • Philippine National Police (PNP) Permit to Carry Firearms Outside Residence

  • Senior Citizen ID

  • Airman License (issued August 2016 onwards)

  • Philippine Postal ID (issued November 2016 onwards)

  • Seafarer's Record Book (SRB)(*must be issued Feb 2020 onwards) issued by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)

  • Valid or Latest Passport (For Renewal of Passport)

  • For minor applicants, School ID OR Certificate of Enrolment with photo of minor and dry seal of school may be presented



  • For applicants based overseas, they may use their host government issued IDs showing their Philippine citizenship. (Example: Residence Card)

  • All IDs presented should be readable, untampered and contains consistent information with the documents presented upon application.

  • Original and photocopy of IDs and supporting documents are required to be presented upon application.

  • Important Reminder: The Department may require additional supporting documents as may be necessary. 


NOTE: If woman opts to retain maiden name, a Marriage Contract is not required.
Additional requirements may be required, please refer to the section below.



Supporting Documents for Adult New Applications


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


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 or current IDs with NBI Clearance


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 Local Civil Registrar (LCR) or Consular Office with jurisdiction over the place where applicant was born. Applicants will then submit the original copy of the PSA authenticated late registered Birth Certificate and IDs that pre-date the late registration or current IDs with NBI Clearance.
  • If applicant is born ON OR BEFORE 1950 - applicant must submit original and photocopy of PSA Authenticated Certificate of No Birth Record and Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons attesting to the identity of the applicant (Affidavit should include photocopy of IDs of the Two Disinterested Persons indicated in the presented document)


If an Applicant's marriage has been dissolved and wants to revert to her maiden surname

  • Applicants must submit original and photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate and acceptable IDs.
  • Applicant must submit original and photocopy of the annotated PSA Marriage Certificate (MC) or Report of Marriage (ROM) stating that the marriage has been dissolved; OR


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

  • Applicant must present original and submit photocopy of proof of filing of supplemental report from the 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 an annotated birth certificate authenticated by PSA reflecting the corrected entry. If the discrepant data is in the other documents, the BC will be followed.
  • Discrepancy in first name - Applicant must submit the original and photocopy of the petition and supporting documents for correction of first name filed with Local Civil Registrar (LCR) or consulate
  • Discrepancy in other data - Applicant must submit annotated birth certificate authenticated by PSA reflecting the corrected entry


If applicant is a Dual Citizen

  • Confirmed Online Appointment 
  • Government Issued IDs (Refer to the list of valid Philippine Government Issued IDs or their secondary citizenship/residence counterparts)
  • a.     If the applicant possesses dual citizenship from birth (i.e. one parent is a Filipino while the other parent is a citizen from which the applicant's other citizenship is derived; or, have both Filipino parents but was born in a country which applies jus soli citizenship; etc.)

          - Original and photocopy PSA-authenticated Birth Certificate/Report of Birth


  • b.     If the Filipino citizenship was reacquired or retained as specified in RA 9225:

         - Original and photocopy of identification certificate issued by a Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP) or by the                      Bureau of Immigration (BI)


If applicant is a Naturalized Filipino Citizen

  • Original and photocopy of Identification Certificate of Naturalization from BI


If applicant obtained Filipino citizenship by Election

  • Original and photocopy of Affidavit of Election of Philippine Citizenship
  • Original and photocopy of 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