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ADULT RENEWAL OF ePASSPORT

STEP 1: Book an Appointment for ePassport renewal using this link: https://auhpe.checkappointments.com/  

NOTE:  APPLICANTS ARE INFORMED THAT SINCE SLOTS ARE LIMITED, THERE MAY BE INSTANCES WHEN ATTEMPS IN GETTING AN APPOINTMENT MAY NOT BE SUCCESSFUL. HOWEVER, PLEASE CHECK FROM TIME TO TIME BETWEEN 8:00AM - 5:00PM (SUNDAY-THURSDAY) FOR AVAILABLE SLOTS.

SCHEDULING OF PASSPORT APPOINTMENT IS FREE OF CHARGE. THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO REPORT "FIXERS" SELLING PASSPORT APPOINTMENT SLOTS SO THAT APPROPRIATE LEGAL ACTION MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM.

Applicants are REMINDED to book their appointments ONE (1) YEAR prior to expiration of their passports.


STEP 2: Personally appear on the date and time of appointment with the following CORE REQUIREMENTS:

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 for additional requirements for Renewal Applications

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

In addition to the core requirements, the following SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS will be further required in the following cases:

FOR MARRIED WOMEN WHO OPT TO USE THEIR SPOUSE’S SURNAME/LASTNAME:

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Certificate of Marriage/Report of Marriage duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

NOTE: The validity of a DFA authenticated certificate is within five (5) years from the date of its issuance.

FOR MARRIED WOMEN WHO WOULD LIKE TO REVERT TO THEIR MAIDEN NAME:


1. If widowed:

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Death Certificate of the deceased spouse duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate (BC) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)


3. If marriage is annulled:

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Certificate of Marriage and Certified True Copy (CTC) of Court Order effecting the annulment duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate (BC) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

4. If divorced:

-       Certified True Copy (CTC) of the Divorce Decree duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce was obtained or by the concerned foreign diplomatic or consular mission in the Philippines. (Original and Photocopy)

-       Certified True Copy (CTC) of Philippine Court recognition of foreign divorce decree and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Marriage Contract with the annotation of the Divorce Decree duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate (BC) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

NOTE: The validity of DFA authenticated certificates are for five (5) years from the date of issuance.

CHANGE OF NAME DUE TO LEGITIMATION UPON SUBSEQUENT MARRIAGE OF PARENTS, OR AS ORDERED BY PHILIPPINE COURTS OR BY THE CIVIL REGISTRAR GENERAL:

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate with annotation reflecting the change of name due to legitimation duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

NOTE: The validity of a DFA authenticated certificate is within five (5) years from the date of its issuance

CHANGE OF NAME DUE TO ADOPTION:

-       Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate, reflecting the adoptive surname duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

NOTE: The validity of a DFA authenticated certificate is within five (5) years from the date of its issuance

CHANGES IN NAME IN ACCORDANCE WITH REPUBLIC ACT 9048. Republic Act (RA) 9048 authorizes the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general to make the following changes in name, without the need of a judicial order:

  • correction of clerical or typographical errors in any entry in civil registry documents, except corrections involving the change in sex, age, nationality and civil status of a person
  • change of a person's first name in his/her civil registry document under certain grounds specified under the law through administrative process

     REQUIREMENT:   Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued Birth Certificate with annotation reflecting change of entry duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila. (Original and Photocopy)

NOTE: The validity of a DFA authenticated certificate is within five (5) years from the date of its issuance

HOLDERS OF BROWN PASSPORTS OR PASSPORTS ISSUED PRIOR TO 01 MAY 1995

-       Current passport with photocopy of data page, passport pages 2,3,4 and last page

-       One (1) of any of the of the acceptable IDs in this list

GREEN PASSPORT OR PASSPORTS ISSUED AFTER 01 MAY 1995:

-       Current passport with photocopy of data page and last page of passport

-       One (1) of any of the of the acceptable IDs in this list

MACHINE READABLE PASSPORT (MRPS, OR PASSPORTS WHOSE NUMBERS START WITH “XX”) ISSUED IN THE YEAR 2007:

-       Current passport with photocopy of data page and last page of passport

-       One (1) of any of the of the acceptable IDs in this list

LIST OF ACCEPTABLE IDs (any of the following):

-       Social Security System (SSS) / Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Unified Multi-Purpose Identification Card (UMID)

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

-       Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID

-       Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) / Integrated Department of Labor and Employment (iDOLE) Card

-       Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Voter’s ID or Voter’s Certification from the Election Officer with Dry Seal

-       Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms License

-       Senior Citizen ID

-       Airman License (issued August 2016 onwards)

-       School ID (if applicable)

-       Current Valid ePassport (for renewal of ePassport)

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

STEP 3: Get a priority number at the Information Counter.

STEP 4:  Wait for the number to be called. The Processor will check if the application form is duly accomplished and if the requirements are complete.

STEP 5: If cleared by the Processor, pay the passport fee at the Cashier. If not cleared, follow instructions given by the Processor and return to the Embassy once instructions are accomplished.

STEP 6:  Proceed to the encoding section for the capturing of the biometrics.

STEP 7:  Check the accuracy or correctness of the data while the encoder is typing. Should there be any error in the passport, the applicant will be charged for the subsequent renewal of the passport to correct the error.

STEP 8:  Wait for 5 to 8 weeks to claim your passport. DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR OLD PASSPORT FOR CANCELLATION AND YOUR RECEIPT. Passports can only be released to the applicant, unless the applicant is a minor, in which case, the passport can be released to either parent upon presentation of identification.

NOTE: For those who cannot personally claim the passport, they can only authorize immediate family members to claim on their behalf by presenting an authorization letter and a photocopy of any valid identification card.

Applicants are kindly requested to visit the “e-Passport Release” tab on the Embassy’s website (http://abudhabipe.dfa.gov.ph) for the list of available passports for pick-up.

NOTE: Unclaimed passports beyond six (6) months will be sent back to the Department of Foreign Affairs in MANILA for proper disposal.