Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know

Since we are on the topic of passport applications and renewals, I decided to collect all of the important facts and guidelines from the DFA and dedicate a blog for it. I, too, need to have my passport renewed and everyday I would visit the DFA website hoping to be able to get an appointment.Continue reading “Passport Applications And Renewals: All You Need To Know”

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How to Get a Passport for Your Minor Children During the Pandemic

Before COVID-19, minors (below 18 years old) were not required to get a confirmed online appointment when applying for a passport or renewing their old one. They will be accommodated at the Courtesy Lanes of DFA’s satellite offices provided they have the complete set of requirements and are accompanied by a parent or a legalContinue reading “How to Get a Passport for Your Minor Children During the Pandemic”

How to Get Philippine Passport for Babies and Minors

As soon as your baby has a PSA birth certificate, you can already apply for his very own passport.  Today, we are going to help you with all the important information needed when getting a passport for babies and minors. Read on. A minor is defined as someone who is below 18 years old andContinue reading “How to Get Philippine Passport for Babies and Minors”

How to Apply for a Passport for the First Time

Is this your first time to apply for a Philippine passport?  Not sure what documents and IDs to bring?  No idea how to set an online appointment? We’re here to help! Read on for the complete guide to applying for your very first passport at the DFA. Requirements: You must have a confirmed online appointmentContinue reading “How to Apply for a Passport for the First Time”

Passport Application Requirements If A Minor Child Is Not Traveling With His Parents

Children below 18 years old must be accompanied by either parent when applying for their passports, especially if it is their first time to do so.  As much as possible, both biological parents must be present during the interview, picture-taking, and collection of the child’s biometrics.  But what if one or both parents are notContinue reading “Passport Application Requirements If A Minor Child Is Not Traveling With His Parents”

How To Apply For A Minor Child’s Philippine Passport?

What are the requirements, supporting documents, IDs, and processes you need to present and go through in order to obtain a passport for your children who are 17 years old and below?  Can a child, whose parents are not physically present in the Philippines, apply for a passport on his or her own?  What documentsContinue reading “How To Apply For A Minor Child’s Philippine Passport?”

Online Passport Appointment System Made Easier for Every Pinoy

In the first week of September (2017), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that it has opened more appointment slots for Pinoys seeking to apply for a new passport or have their old ones renewed.  The additional slots came from the 1,200 reserved (daily) slots for travel agencies and DFA employees. Yes, even DFAContinue reading “Online Passport Appointment System Made Easier for Every Pinoy”

Passport Application for Minors: What You Need to Bring and Why

Margaret is 13 years old and is about to secure her very first passport.  It would have been a breeze to accomplish this errand if not for Margaret’s living arrangement that is quite complicated. Margaret’s parents separated before she turned 7 years old.  Her mother went back home to her province in Dumaguete; Margaret wasContinue reading “Passport Application for Minors: What You Need to Bring and Why”