Core Requirements for Minor Renewal Applications:

  1. Confirmed Online Appointment (click here)
  2. Accomplished Application Form (click here for minor new application form)
  3. Personal Appearance of minor applicant and either parent or authorized adult companion
  4. Current ePassport with photocopy of data page
  5. Original and photocopy of proof of filiation and/or guardianship, such as:
    • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate
    • Baptismal certificate
    • Report of Birth
  6. Marriage Certificate is required if only one parent is accompanying the child
    1. If parents are unmarried, an Affidavit of Support and/or Consent executed by the Mother will be required if she is not accompanying the child
    2. If Affidavit of Support and/or Consent is executed abroad, it must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate
  7. Passport or Valid Government issued ID of either parent with one (1) photocopy (click here for a list of valid IDs for Passport Application).
  8. School ID (if applicable)
  9. Self-addressed 520 Letterpack
  10. Payment of JPY 7,800.00

*Additional requirements may be required. Please refer to the section below

Supporting Documents for Minor Renewal Applications

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)
  • Special Power of Attorney or Affidavit of Support and Consent must have a copy of parent/s valid ID and/or passport attached

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 a list of valid IDs for Passport Application)

In case applicant is an illegitimate child in custody of the Mother

  • Personal Appearance of minor applicant and mother or authorized adult companion
  • Passport or Valid Government issued ID of mother or authorized Adult Companion (click here for a list of valid 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.

If the applicant is an Illegitimate child and mother is deceased / absent and father is unknown

If the minor applicant is undergoing or 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 a list of valid IDs for Passport Application)
  • Court Decree of Adoption and documents to prove the identity of the child. (eg. Birth Certificate, Certificate of Foundling)
  • 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.

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
  • 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 and document to prove the identity of the child (eg. Birth Certificate, Certificate of Foundling)
  • Clearance for Inter-Country Adoption
  • Child Study Report
  • DSWD clearance

If the applicant is a foundling and NOT for adoption