Philippine Passport Renewal and Change of Status

oncewantobeawriter By oncewantobeawriter, 3rd Jul 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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My Passport will expire on May 2011, issued at Davao City and I married last November 2009. Going to DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) has two purposes: PASSPORT RENEWAL AND CHANGE OF STATUS

Passport Renewal Requirements

- Personal Appearance
- Original Passport
- Photocopy of Inside and Back Cover of the Passport

Change of Status (For Married Women, who wants to use the surname of their husband

- Personal Appearance
- Original Passport
- Photocopy of Inside and Back Cover of Passport
- Married Certificate in Security Paper issued by the NSO (National Statistic Office) or
CTC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.

Important Reminder:

- For women, married to a Foreign National you need to secure the CFO Certificate from CFO OFFICE (Commission on Filipino Overseas) and present it to the DFA before claiming your renewed passport.

Passport Fee:

- Regular Processing (Epass) - 25 Working Days
P950.00 pesos

- Expedite Processing – 15 Working Days
P1,200 pesos


- Photocopy your passport (inside and back cover) before going to the DFA
- Secure and Fill up the Form (Get the form from Front desk or from the Guard)
- Get a Priority Number
- Go to the waiting area and wait for your number to be called for Verification.
- Go to the Image Capturing Area for Photo Taking
- Pay at the Cashier; don’t forget to take your Payment Slip (It serves as your claiming

DFA Office Locations

DFA Manila
- 2330 Roxas Boulevard
Pasay City Philippines
(632) 8344000

DFA Cebu
– Causing Lozada Bldg.,
Osmeña Blvd., Cor. Lapu-lapu St., Cebu City
(032) 256-3193 / 253-6798

DFA Davao
- Ebro-Pelayo Bldg., E. Jacinto St.,Davao City
(082) 227-3900 / 224-4885

For more DFA Offices in other Cities and Provinces, please visit this page:
DFA Offices in the Philippines

Visit Official DFA Website for more Information:

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author avatar Funom Makama
2nd Apr 2012 (#)

Nice info

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