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Philippine Passport Services
Updated as of 27 December 2021
 
Consulate to Launch Global Online Appointment System (GOAS) for Passport Applications
In order to serve the Filipino Community in Macau better, the Philippine Consulate General in Macau SAR wishes to inform the public that starting Sunday, 02 January 2022, the Consulate will shift to the Global Online Appointment System or GOAS for Philippine passport renewal applications.
GOAS will align the Consulate’s passport renewal appointment system to the one being adopted by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in all its consular offices in the Philippines and in all Philippine Embassies and Consulates General around the world.
To get an appointment, please visit https://www.passport.gov.ph
Appointments are free of charge. Applicants must have a valid Gmail or Yahoo email account where the email confirmation of the appointment will be sent.
A step-by-step guide has been prepared to assist applicants to the appointment process (GOAS step by step guidelines).
Applicants are reminded to provide accurate information on their application. Errors and misrepresentation may result in delays. Applicants are also advised to arrive at the Consulate 5 minutes ahead of their appointment schedule in view of current health protocols.
The following applicants will continue to be accommodated through the Consulate’s Courtesy Lane facility:
• Senior citizens aged 60 years old and above;
• Children aged 7 years old and below;
• Persons with disability (PWD); and
• Pregnant women
The Consulate will appreciate the cooperation and understanding of the public as it continues to improve its services for the Filipino Community in Macau.
All Filipinos are reminded to regularly check the validity of their passports and apply for renewal at least 11 months before the expiry date to avoid inconveniences. 
For the latest advisories on e-passport issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Passport Information
 

What are the passport-related services that the Consulate provides?
The Consulate provides the following passport-related services pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 8239 or the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 as amended by RA No. 10928:
1. Renewal of E-Passport, MRP, Green and Brown Passport;
2. Issuance of E-Passport to newly-born applicants;
3. Renewal of E-Passport for applicants 17 years old and below;
4. Replacement of damaged or mutilated E-Passport; and,
5. Replacement of lost E-Passport.

 

What are the requirements for renewal of E-Passport? When will the renewed passport be released?
The following are important information on how to avail of E-Passport renewal services:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance;
2. Original of passport for renewal;
3. One photocopy of the data page of the old passport;
4. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form.
If applicable:
5. For female applicants who wish to adopt the surname of her husband, original marriage contract issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
6. For renewal of green and other older Philippine passports bearing no complete middle name, original Birth Certificate issued by PSA
Fee
MOP 528. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to the applicant or to an immediate family member (i.e father, mother, brother, sister, spouse and children of legal age) with proper authorization letter and valid identification card (i.e Passport, blue card/white card) upon presentation of the original old passport and original claim stub. Official receipt is returned upon release of the passport.

 

What are the requirements for issuance of E-Passport to newly-born applicants? When will the renewed passport be released?
The following are important information on issuance of E-Passport to newly-born applicants:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of child;
2. Personal appearance of either parent; or, of the mother, if minor applicant is illegitimate;
3. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form for minors;
4. Original of Report of Birth duly-notarized by the Philippine Consulate in Macau SAR(see Section 2 on procedures for filing Report of Birth); and,
5. Original valid Philippine passport of parents.

Fee
MOP 528. Pursuant to government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to either parent; or, to the mother of the applicant, if minor applicant is illegitimate, and only in person upon presentation of the original claim stub and original passport or identification of parents (i.e Passport, blue card/white card). Official receipt is returned upon release of the passport.

 

What are the requirements for renewal of E-Passport for applicants 17 years old and below? When will the renewed passport be released?
The following are important information on how to avail of E-Passport renewal services for applicants 17 years old and below:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of applicant;
2. Personal appearance of either parent; or, of the mother, if minor applicant is illegitimate;
3. Original of Philippine passport of minor applicant;
4. Original valid Philippine passport of accompanying parent;
5. Original Identification Card of the applicant;
6. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form; and,
7. Original Birth Certificate or Report of Birth of the applicant issued by PSA.

Important note
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10928, passports issued to Filipinos 17 years old and below have a validity of 5 years.

Fee
MOP 528. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to either parent; or, to the mother of the applicant, if minor applicant is illegitimate, and only in person upon presentation of the original claim stub and original passport or identification of parents (i.e Passport, blue card/white card). Official receipt is returned upon release of the passport.

 

What are the requirements for replacement of damaged or mutilated E-Passport? When will the renewed passport be released?
The following are important information on how to avail of replacement of damaged or mutilated E-Passport:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of applicant;
2. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form;
3. Original damaged or mutilated Philippine passport;
4. Affidavit of Mutilation/Destruction (see Section 3 on notarial services);
5. Original of valid IDs issued by Philippine agencies(at least 1 from the DFA list of acceptable ids for passport application);
6. Original Birth Certificate or Report of Birth of the applicant issued by PSA; and,
7. For married women using the husband’s surname, original marriage contract issued by PSA.

Fee
MOP 528 for the passport and MOP 220 for the Affidavit. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to the applicant or to an immediate family members (i.e father, mother, brother, sister, spouse and children of legal age) with proper authorization letter and valid identification card (i.e Passport, blue card/white card) upon presentation of the original damaged or mutilated passport and original claim stub. Official receipt is given upon release of the passport.

For minor applicants: The new E-Passport will only be released to either parent; or, to the mother of the applicant, if minor applicant is illegitimate, and only in person upon presentation of the original claim stub and original passport or identification of parents (i.e Passport, blue card/white card). Official receipt is returned upon release of the passport.

 

What are the requirements for replacement of lost E-Passport? When will the renewed passport be released?
The following are important information on how to avail of replacement of lost E-Passport services:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of applicant;
2. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form;
3. Affidavit of Loss (see Section 3 on notarial services);
4. Police Report from Macau Public Security Police;
5. Immigration Report from Macau Immigration;
6. One photocopy of data page of lost passport;
7. Original valid Philippine-issued IDs (at least 1 from the DFA list of acceptable IDs for passport application);
8. Original Birth Certificate or Report of Birth of the applicant issued by PSA; and,
9. For married women using the husband’s surname, original marriage contract issued by PSA.

Important note
After submission of documentary requirements for replacement of lost passport, there is a prescribed clearing period of 15 days prior to issuance of replacement. It will take another 45 working days before the new/replacement passport is released. All passports shall be replaced only upon receipt of confirmation from DFA-Manila. Once passport is declared lost or stolen, it is automatically deemed cancelled and that if found, it can no longer be used to avoid complications with immigration authorities.

Fee
MOP 1320 for replacement of lost E-Passport or MOP 792 for replacement of lost Green/MRP passports. Payment to be made upon submission of application. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days after the 15 day mandatory clearing period. The new E-Passport will only be released to the applicant or to an immediate family members (i.e father, mother, brother, sister, spouse and children of legal age) with proper authorization letter and valid identification card (i.e Passport, blue card/white card) upon presentation of the original damaged or mutilated passport and original claim stub. Official receipt is given upon release of the passport.

For minor applicants: The new E-Passport will only be released to either parent; or, to the mother of the applicant, if minor applicant is illegitimate, and only in person upon presentation of the original claim stub and original passport or identification of parents (i.e Passport, blue card/white card). Official receipt is returned upon release of the passport.

  

What are the requirements for renewal of the Philippine passport of those who have dual citizenship? When will the renewed passport be released?

The following are important information on how to avail of services for renewal of Philippine passport of individuals with dual citizenship:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of applicant;
2. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form;
3. Original Philippine passport;
4. Original of valid IDs from Country of second citizenship;
5. Original Birth Certificate or Report of Birth of the applicant issued by PSA;
6. Original Report of Marriage of the applicant issued by PSA;
7. Certified true copy of law granting citizenship;
8. Identification Certificate, Order of Approval and Oath of allegiance issued by the Philippine Consulate or Embassy; and,
9. Certificate of Re-acquisition/Retention of Philippine Citizenship issued by Bureau of Immigration.

Fee
MOP 528. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to the applicant or to an immediate family members (i.e father, mother, brother, sister, spouse and children of legal age) with proper authorization letter and valid identification card (i.e Passport, blue card/white card) upon presentation of the original damaged or mutilated passport and original claim stub. Official receipt is given upon release of the passport.

 

What are the requirements for married women who, by virtue of the husband’s death or through a court decision in the Philippines, want to revert back to their maiden name? When will the renewed passport be released?

The following are important information on how to avail of reversion of married name:

Requirements
1. Personal appearance of applicant;
2. Duly-accomplished E-Passport application form;
3. Original Philippine passport;
4. Original of valid IDs (Non-Resident Blue Card or white Card Id);
5. Original Birth Certificate or Report of Birth of the applicant issued by PSA;
6. Original marriage contract issued by PSA with annotation stating the marriage has been dissolved- null and void; or,
7. PSA Death Certificate of deceased husband.

Fee
MOP 528. As part of government regulations, the Consulate regrets that it does not accept credit or debit cards.

MOP 1. Per page of photocopy service.

Releasing
45 calendar days. The new E-Passport will only be released to the applicant or to an immediate family members (i.e father, mother, brother, sister, spouse and children of legal age) with proper authorization letter and valid identification card (i.e Passport, blue card/white card) upon presentation of the original damaged or mutilated passport and original claim stub. Official receipt is given upon release of the passport.

 

Can I have the validity of my passport extended? What are the requirements for extension of validity of E-Passport?

Pursuant to instructions from the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Consulate regrets that it shall no longer extend the validity of expiring Philippine E-Passports in compliance with 2018 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Audit of the Philippines and Standard 3.4 of Annex 9 of the Chicago Convention.

 

When should I apply for renewal?
Most countries require that passports have at least 6 months validity before allowing entry to visitors. It takes at least 45 calendar days before a new passport is released. Thus, all Philippine passport holders are advised to renew their passports at least 11 months before its date of expiry to avoid any inconvenience.

 

How long are E-Passports valid?
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10928, passports issued to Filipinos 18 years old and above have a validity of 10 years. For those issued to Filipinos 17 years old and below, the validity is 5 years.

 

Can I renew my passport online? Is there a mobile app for renewal?
No. Renewal requires personal appearance of the applicant at the Consulate for the required biometrics capturing, picture and signature.

 

forgot to bring my old passport. Can I receive my new passport?

No. The Consulate needs to cancel the old passport before the new passport is released.

 

I forgot my claim stub. Can I receive my new passport?
Please approach any of the Consulate’s personnel so you may be advised on the applicable procedures.

 

I need my passport soon. Can you expedite processing?
No. The Consulate regrets that there are no expedited processing services available for passport renewal. Renewed passports will be released after 45 calendar days. Applicants are advised to visit the Consulate’s official Facebook page at “Philippine Consulate General in Macau SAR” for announcements on passports available for release.

 

Do you have a courtesy lane?
The Consulate provides a courtesy lane to the following clients:
● Minors 7 years old and below;
● Pregnant;
● Senior citizens 60 years old and above; and,
● Persons with physical disabilities.

Those availing of the courtesy lane may be requested to present documentary proof.

 

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