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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Passport Requirements for Minor - New Applicants

CORE REQUIREMENTS
  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and either parent or authorized adult companion
  • Accomplished Application Form ( click here for Blank Application Form )
  • PSA Birth Certificate or Report of Birth (ROB) issued by the Philippine Embassy in Canberra
  • Passport or Valid Government issued of either parent ( click here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application )
  • School ID (if available)

Additional requirements may be required. Please refer to the section below for additional requirements for Minor New Applications:

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

1. 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 (ROB) issued by the Philippine Embassy in Canberra or first indorsement from Consular Records Division

2. 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 )

3. 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 here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application )

4. 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 here for 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.

5. 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 here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application )
  • DSWD Clearance
  • Affidavit of Guardianship

6. 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 here for 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.

7. 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

8. 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 here for the List of Acceptable IDs for Passport Application )
  • DSWD clearance
  • Affidavit of guardianship

Related links:
Minor Renewal
Minor Lost Passport
Adult New
Adult Renewal
Adult Lost Passport