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Passport renewal of legally adopted child

Mar. 05, 2015 (Thu), 31 views


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If you want to apply for your passport in the Philippine Consulate Office in Japan, these are the things you need to know. Be sure to prepare ang lahat ng kailangang mga documents bago kayo pumunta ng office for application.


Make sure also to have an appointment or reservation para makasiguarado kang aasikasuhin nila ang application mo on the day you wanted. Below are the list of documents and things you should do.


1. Personal appearance of applicant.

2. Duly accomplished application form. (may be downloaded from Embassy website or fill-up online)

3. Passport for renewal.

4. Photocopy of the data page (the page with photo) and the last page of passport. Also photocopy of the amendment page, if applicable.

5. Letter Pack 500 envelope.

6. Passport fee. (Note: Fees are payable in US Dollar or its equivalent in Japanese Yen as computed by our Cashier.)


For the Legally Adopted applicant, the following are documents you need to prepare as additional document:

1. Original and photocopy of the amended Birth Certificate reflecting the new adoptive surname.

2. Original and photocopy of the NSO Birth Certificate before adoption (if available).

3. Original and photocopy of the Philippine Court Order on Adoption and Certificate of Finality.


There are some additional documents and it will depend on the type of passport you are holding now. Ito ang mga documents you need to submit also:


For holders of brown passports or passports issued before 01 May 1995:

a. Bring original brown passport and photocopy of passport pages 1,2,3,4 and last page.

b. NSO Birth Certificate. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) is required when entries in the NSO Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable.


For holders of Machine-Ready Readable Passports (MRRP) or green passports:

a. Bring original passport and photocopy of the data page and the last page of passport. Also photocopy of the amendment page, if applicable.


For holders of Machine Readable Passports (MRP):

a. Bring original passport and photocopy of the data page and the last page of passport. Also photocopy of the amendment page, if applicable.

b. NSO Birth Certificate to verify complete place of birth. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) is required when entries in the NSO Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable.

c. Old cancelled passport may be presented in the absence of an NSO Birth Certificate.


For holders of Electronic Passport (E-passport):

a. Bring original passport and photocopy of the data page and the last page of passport. Also photocopy of the amendment page, if applicable.



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