Personal Appearance is required.*
Duly accomplished application form.
Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of
BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
Three (3) colored photos of the applicant taken against a royal blue background. Applicant should be in decent attire with collar. Photo must
be of good quality, and must have been taken within the last six (6) months. Photo size: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm. Facial image size: Not less than 3 cm.
DFA has the right to reject photos that do not comply with specifications and international standards.
Proof of identity / Supporting documents indicating full name, date and place of birth and citizenship
Other Supporting documents (please refer to the list below)
For married women, who want to use surname of their spouse
Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper issued by NSO or Certified True Copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
For married women who would like to revert back to their maiden name
If already widowed: Death Certificate of the deceased husband;
If marriage is annulled: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on annulment and NSO-issued MC with the
annotation on the annulment decree;
If divorced: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on divorce secured by foreign spouse authenticated by
the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce is obtained.
Brown Passport or issued prior to 01 May 1995
Old passport and photocopy of passport pages 1,2,3
(amendment). The pages showing latest Bureau of
Immigration departure and arrival stamps.
Supporting document with complete middle name.
Green Passport or issued after 01 May 1995
Present passport and photocopy of inside and back cover.
The pages showing latest Bureau of Immigratio