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07/07/2016: IMPORTANT: Notice for passport applicants holding manually-scripted, machine-readable ready and machine-readable passports (MRRP and MRP)

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PASSPORT APPLICANTS

Effective 01 July 2016, pursuant to Department of Foreign Affairs guidelines, all applicants for passport renewal holding manually-scripted passports, machine-readable ready passports (MRRP) and machine-readable passports (MRP), which were issued before March 2010, are required to submit the following:

  1. Actual old passport;
  2. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-issued birth certificate, original and photocopy (Copies may be ordered online via www.ecensus.com.ph); and
  3. Proof that applicant has not applied for foreign citizenship (i.e. valid green card, valid visa, dual citizenship certificate, etc).