Report of Birth
Report of Birth of an infant born in Australia of Filipino parent(s)
Please take note that the consular officer may require additional documents upon assessment of the application, depending on the circumstances of the applicant’s birth. Factors such as citizenship, previous civil status and others may affect the status of your application.
The birth of a child born to any Filipino parent in Australia must be reported to the Philippine Embassy within 30 days after the date of birth. If reported after 30 days, the registration is deemed delayed. The birth may nevertheless be recorded upon the determination of the consular officer of satisfactory evidence on the authenticity of the report. In these cases, the person who executed the report shall furnish the Embassy with an explanation surrounding the delay in reporting the birth.
If the Report of Birth at the Embassy is submitted 30 days after the child’s birth:
If the parents are not legally married,
If the parents are not legally married but opt to use the surname of the father, the following Legal Instruments, are required, under Republic Act (R.A.) 9255:
If the father’s whereabouts is unknown, a Personal Handwritten Instrument (PHI, such as a personal letter) written by the father which states his acknowledgement of his paternity of the child and copy of the father’s identification (such as passport).
2. Four (4) original Affidavit to Use Surname of the Father (click here to download template), executed by the child’s mother, or the guardian or the registrant, to be signed before a consular officer at the Embassy.
SUBMISSION OF REQUIREMENTS:
If the child is being applied for a Philippine passport, the following are required:
These fees may apply, if applicable:
Report of Birth AUD 45.00
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