My experience of renewing a passport for my self and to my two under age siblings
First Step 1
I search online the location of the DFA heres the address:
4th Level, Pacific Mall-Metro Mandaue, U.N. Ave, Mandaue City 6015
Before the door open make sure you bring with you the requirement and double CHECK.
The Requirements for Renew:
1. A clear copy of your birth certificate issued by the NSO and the receipt. i none, a certified true copy of your birth certificate issued by your registrar office will do. Photo copy the first page of your passport 1 to 4 page and last page of passport.
For NEW bring with you an NBI Clearance
2. A Valid ID at least of the following:
SSS, Drivers License, GSIS E Card, PRC ID, IBP ID, OWWA ID, Senior Citizin's ID, Alumni ID , Old Employemnet ID
3. In addition you have to prepare at least 3 of the following back up documents to support your identity: Heres the Following:
Voters ID, For Marriage Women NSO Marriage Contract, Land Title, Seaman's Book, Elementary or High School Form 137 or Trancript of Records with readable dry seal, Government Service Record, NBI Clearance, Police Clearance, Barangay Clearance , Updates Community Tax Certificate.
4. MAKE SURE YOU PHOTO COPY ALL THE DOCUMENTS ON HAND.
Heres the Order Priority Can go to DFA at 6 o'clock in the morning to get a final number
For those Applicants who don't have this priorities, must go to this location and get a temporary number distribute to 8pm to 10pm and leave a valid ID to DFA guards.
Return next day to this area, to get the FINAL number and claim your valid ID
at 6 o'clock in the morning be on that time or you mis a priority number.
This portion you have to submit all document and some for not priorities will wait for a call
the waiting area
for those who mis there breakfast and didn't bring any you can buy water and food here while waiting
The in charge will check the important documents if it is true and correct. she/he get all the photo copy some will be return to you.
Rush Processing: Php 1,200.00 (7 working days)
Regular Processing: Php 950.00 (15 working days)
An additional fee of Php 200.00 will be charged for processing of Lost Passports if it is still valid.
The Final Details ENCODING
Make sure you double check the details you write on the application to avoid errors when you get the passport
if you mis one document to photocopy, theres one photo copier at the 2nd floor
IF the photo copier in the 4rth floor is broken. better to photocopy all documents with you and double check.
Releasing Section The new Passport