New Applications: Minor Applicants (below 18 years old)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1.  Accomplished Application Form (click here for Blank Application Form)
  2. Personal Appearance of minor applicant and either parent or authorized adult companion.
  3. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate
    • Local Civil Registrar Copy may be required if PSA Birth Certificate is not clear or cannot be read.
  4. Marriage Certificate is required if only one parent is accompanying the child
    • If parents are unmarried, an Affidavit of Support and/or Consent executed by the Mother will be required if she is not accompanying the child
    • If Affidavit of Support and/or Consent is executed abroad, it must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate
  5. Passport or Valid Government issued ID of either parent (click here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  6. School ID (if applicable)

Additional requirements may be required by the Consular Officer. Please refer to the information below for additional requirements for Minor New Applications.

 

Supporting Documents

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

 

– In case applicant has No PSA Birth Certificate/Report of Birth yet

  • If born in the Philippines:Certified True Copy of Local Civil Registrar (LCR) Birth Certificate authenticated by PSA
  • If born abroad:original copy of Report of Birth or first endorsement from Consular Records Division

 

– In case applicant is not accompanied by the parent/s during the application process

  • Applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the parent/s designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process. The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad
  • Passport or Valid Government issued ID of authorized adult companion (click here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  • Special Power of Attorney or Affidavit of Support and Consent must have a copy of parent/s valid ID and/or passport attached

 

– In case applicant is not traveling with parent/s

  • Applicant must submit DSWD clearance and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the parent/s. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be Consularized by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad
  • Passport or Valid Government issued ID of authorized adult companion (click herefor the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)

 

– In case applicant is an illegitimate child in custody of the Mother

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and mother or authorized adult companion
  • PSA Birth Certificate
  • Passport or Valid Government issued ID of mother or authorized Adult Companion (click herefor the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  • If applicant is not accompanied by mother during the application process,applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the mother designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process. The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad
  • If applicant is not traveling with Mother,applicant must submit DSWD clearance and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the mother. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad.

 

– If the applicant is an Illegitimate child and mother is deceased / absent and father is unknown

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and adult guardian
  • PSA Birth Certificate
  • Valid Passport or valid government ID* of adult guardian (click herefor the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  • DSWD Clearance
  • Affidavit of Guardianship

 

– If the minor applicant has undergone the process of domestic adoption

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and adoptive parent/s
  • PSA Birth Certificate
  • Valid passport or valid government issued ID* of adoptive parent/s (click herefor the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  • Court Decree of Adoption
  • If applicant is not accompanied by adoptive parent/s during the application process,applicant must submit a Special Power of Attorney executed by the adoptive parent/s designating the minor’s companion to assist in the application process. The Special Power of Attorney must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad.
  • If applicant is not traveling with adoptive parent/s,applicant must submit DSWD clearance and Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the adoptive parent/s. The Affidavit of Support and Consent must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate if executed abroad.

 

– If the minor applicant is undergoing or has undergone the process of foreign adoption / Inter Country Adoption Board (ICAB) adoption process

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and ICAB representative
  • PSA Birth Certificate/PSA Certificate of Foundling
  • Endorsement from ICAB
  • Certificate of Child Available for Adoption/Deed of Voluntary Commitment
  • Placement Authority issued by ICAB
  • Certificate for Issuance of Passport issued by ICAB
  • Clearance for Inter-Country Adoption
  • Child Study Report
  • DSWD clearance

 

– If the applicant is a foundling and NOT for adoption

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and adult guardian
  • PSA Certificate of Foundling
  • Passport or Valid Government issued ID* of adult guardian (click herefor the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application)
  • DSWD clearance
  • Affidavit of guardianship

 


List of Acceptable ids (any of the following with one (1) photocopy)

  • Social Security System (SSS) / Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) 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
  • 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
  • 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)

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


 

 

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