Know the Latest Guide on the Renewal of Philippine Passport

Philippines – This article is only applied for passport holders that seeking the latest updates on how to renew their Philippine passport at any DFA branches all over the country. 

As we all know applying for a Philippine passport has been a major problem for some passport applicants due to the issue of securing an online appointment that takes several weeks or even months to finally set an appointment with the (DFA) Department of Foreign Affairs. 

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However, the DFA made several improvements in their system such as adding ePayment system and improving the waiting time of securing an online appointment slot.

Steps on the Renewal of Passport before going to the DFA

1. Prepare all the documents needed for passport renewal.
2. Schedule an appointment with DFA Appointment System.
3. Print the Passport Appointment Packet (do not forget to bring this document upon your appointment with DFA).
4. Pay the Philippine Passport Fee at any authorized payment center. (ex. Bayad Center, 7-11, ecpay and others.)
5. Select your desired DFA branches for your appointment date and time.

Requirements for Renewal of Passport at DFA Branches

1. Confirmed Online Appointment.
2. Accomplished Application Form.
3. Personal appearance.
4. Current ePassport with photocopy of data page.
5. Bring any Valid IDs with one (1) Photocopy.
6. Original PSA authenticated documents that will support the change of name. Marriage Contract. Annotated Birth Certificate.

Acceptable ID for passport renewal (at least one):

1. Social Security System (SSS ID).
2. Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).
3. Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID Card).
4. Voter’s ID or Voter’s Certificate or Voter’s Registration Record.
5. (LTO) Driver’s License.
6. Senior Citizen ID.
7. Persons with Disabilities (PWD ID).
8. School ID (for students).
9. Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC ID).
10. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)
11. Integrated Department of Labor and Employment (iDOLE card).

The cost for the renewal of passports is about PHP 950.00 for regular type that will take 12 days to process while PHP 1,200.00 for express type will take 6 days to process.

Applicants will have the option of paying PHP 150.00 for the delivery of their passport through courier or just return back for the releasing of their passport. Also the Passport validity is now 10 years instead of the usual 5 years validity.

Take Note: Dos and Don’ts at DFA Appointment

1. Must wear a proper attire or dress.
2. No excessive make up.
3. No Jewelry allowed.

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  1. What are the requirements in passport renewal

  2. I dont have passport..what are the requirments?

  3. If name will be as is willthere still be a need for the authenticated PSA?

  4. Kailangan ko ng magrenew ng passport ko..

  5. magkano baby bayad pagkumuha ka bang passport.. Ano po ba requirements?

  6. Pano poh f namali ung birth place poh n nailagay ko eh nakapaapoint n poh aq

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  8. Ok.lng po ba deritcho na po ako sa dfa.legazpi para renew etong passport ko kasi ang hirap kumuha ng appointment dito sa online anu po ba mga requirments na kailngn kung dalhin

  9. Even there's no solo parent I'd,I can avail still d Lane for solo parent I don't need to get appointment before I go to DFA.Im from Puerto Galera ,Oriental Mindoro Madam/Sir..

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  11. I need to renew my passport asap.Where and how is the process?And what are requirements?
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  12. Ok lng po ba kung wlang valid id.I always used my passport as my valid id.I have my PSA original

  13. This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. I need a passport

  14. I want to renew my passport it will expired this coming march 20, 2020

  15. Kukunin pa po ba ang original PSA kahit renewal na lang ng passport?