For Applicants of New and Renewal of Passports in Manila

The Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of the Consular Affairs (DFA – OCA) wishes to inform the public that since March 8, 2010, applications for new and renewal passports are entertained at DFA-OCA’s new building located at the corner of Bradco and Macapagal Avenues in Aseana Business Park, near the Mall of Asia. These applications are now on an appointment basis.

To be assured of service at the appointed day and time, individual applicants are advised to log in at or call at 737-1000. For queries on other details (particularly for emergency cases), applicants may call the following numbers: 831-8971; 551-4437; 551-4402; 834-4424; 836-7760; 836-7748; 836-7750 or 834-4835. Other contact information are posted in

In case applicants encounter problems connecting with the given websites, they can use the following e-mail address: This email address is intended for applicants applying through travel agencies, but can also open for use in such situations.

Passport fees are as follows:

Regular Processing- 20 days Php 950.00

Express Processing-10 days Php 1,200.00

Lost Passport (additional fee) Php 200.00


Please note that there is no need to submit a photo as that will be taken by machines during the enrollment and data capturing process.

Applicants are advised to be at DFA-OCA at least thirty (30) minutes before the appointed time. There will be no processing without an appointment, so that orderly queues can be maintained.


Please click here to print an ePassport application form ( PDF file )