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DFA Philippine Regional Consular Offices Directory

For passport and consular related inquiries: +63 2 556 0000
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MAIN OFFICE
2330 Roxas Boulevard Pasay CityPhilippines 1330
(632) 834 4000
http://www.dfa.gov.ph






ALBERT F. DEL ROSARIO Secretary of Foreign Affairs
ALBERT F. DEL ROSARIO
Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Birth Place: Manila Philippines
Birth Date: November 14, 1939
Schools: Xavier University New York and New York University
Graduated: BAchelor of Science Degree in Economics
Wife: Gretchen de Venecia
Childern: 5
Granchildren: 6

Mission: To advance the interests of the Philippines and the filipino people in the world community.

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DFA Philippines Regional Consular Offices Directory
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BAGUIO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Edgar C. CANTA
Address: Don Monsylito Building 16 Legarda Road Baguio City
Telephone Number: (074) 424-3358; 442-2258 (OIC)
Fax Number: (074) 442-2255
Email Address: rco_baguio@yahoo.com

LA UNION
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Edwin Joseph V. EDRALIN
Address: Pasado Bldg., Pagdalagan Norte, San Fernando, La Union
Telephone Number: (072) 607-6487; 607-6490; 607-6510 
Fax Number: (072) 607-6491
Email Address: dfa_launion@yahoo.com
Website: http://dfalaunion.yolasite.com

TUGUEGARAO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Romulo M. VELASCO
Address: Regional Government Center Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City Cagayan Valley
Telephone Number: (078) 846-4813; 846-1482
Fax Number: (078) 846-2310
Email Address: rco_tuguegarao@yahoo.com

PAMPANGA
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Arturo V. ROMUA 
Address: City Central Transport Terminal (CCTT) Lazatin Blvd., Corner Olongapo-Gapan Road, San Juan, San Fernando, Pampanga
Telephone Number: (045) 455-2470; 455-2475
Fax Number: (045) 961-6175
Email Address: rcopampanga@yahoo.com
Email Address: rcopampappointments@yahoo.com

LUCENA
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Tomara M. AYO 
Address: 3rd Flr, Pacific Mall Lucena, M.L. Tagarao St., Barangay III, Lucena City
Telephone Number: (042) 710-4526; 373-1119 
Fax Number: (042) 373-1898
Email Address: dfarcolc@pldtdsl.net


PUERTO PRINCESA
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Eduardo V. ARO 
Address: 2nd Flr. Puerto Princesa City Coliseum, National Highway, Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City
Telephone Number and Fax Number: (048) 434-1773
Email Address: dfarcopprincesa@gmail.com

LEGAZPI
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Ms. Maricor E. JESALVA
Address: Lacandula Drive., Barangay Cruzada Legazpi City
Telephone Number: (052) 480-3000; 820-3396
Fax Number: (052) 480-1773
Email Address: rco_legaspi@yahoo.com dfa_legazpi@yahoo.com

ILOILO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Cresenciano G. ERPE
Address: Yulo Street, Iloilo City
Telephone Number: (033) 337-7801; 336-1737; (02) 487-3041
Fax Number: (033) 335-0221
Email Address: dfailo@skyinet.net

BACOLOD
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Joselito B. BLAS
Address: 2ND Floor East Block Square, Circumferential Road, Barangay Villa Monte, Bacolod City
Telephone Number: (034) 434-8338
Fax Number: (034) 435-6358
Email Address: rcobacolod@gmail.com
Email Address: dfa_bacolod@yahoo.com
Website: www.rcobacolod.6te.net

CEBU
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Elias J. BALAWAG
Address: 4th level, Pacific Mall-Metro Mandaue U.N. Avenue corner M.C. Briones St., Brgy. Estancia, Mandaue City, Cebu
Telephone Number: (032) 520-5898; 520-6193; 520-6550
Fax Number: (032) 520-6551
Email Address: dfacebu@yahoo.com

TACLOBAN
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Geranfel T. ABRILLO
Address: Leyte SMED Center, Capitol Site, Sn. Enage, Tacloban City
Telephone Number: (053) 321-8233; 523-0080 (OIC)
Fax Number: (053) 321-8237
Email Address: dfa_rcotac@yahoo.com

ZAMBOANGA
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Ms. Judith B. NOHAY-DE FIESTA
Address: Go-Velayo Bldg. Veterans Ave. Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur
Telephone Number: (062) 991-4398; 991 2202
Fax Number: (062) 991-7958
Email Address: rcozambo@yahoo.com

CAGAYAN DE ORO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Ms. Janeth Z. FALSIS 
Address: Limketkai Drive Cagayan de Oro City
Telephone Number: (08822) 724-309; (088) 857 2175
Fax Number: (08822) 726-578
Email Address: rco.cdo@gmail.com
Email Address: rcocdo@yahoo.com

DAVAO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Ms. Erlinda B. ALBAY 
Address: Ebro-Pelayo Bldg., E. Jacinto St., Davao City
Telephone Number: (082) 227-3900; 224-4885
Fax Number: (082) 221-4552
Email Address: davaorco@yahoo.com

BUTUAN
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Ms. Mary Val R. ADIONG
Address: CESIA Building, Montilla Boulevard, Butuan City
Telephone Number: (085) 342-7822
Fax Number: (085) 342-5700
Email Address: dfarco_butuan@yahoo.com
Email Address: dfabutuan@yahoo.com

GENERAL SANTOS
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Jovencio L. AGUS 
Address: Gaisano Complex, J. Catolico St. LAGAOGeneral Santos City
Telephone Number: (083) 553-8380 HL: (083) 826-9089
Fax Number: (083) 554-2742
Email Address: rco.gsc@gmail.com

COTABATO
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Amir Hussein D. ALONTO
Address: People’s Palace City Hall, Cotabato City
Telephone Number: (064) 421-3478; 421-3495 (OIC)
Fax Number: (064) 421-3495
Email Address: rcocotabato@yahoo.com

CLARK, PAMPANGA (Satellite Office)
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Amador N. ABUTAL
Address: Office Center No. 06 and B, Berthaphil III Clark Center, Jose Abad Santos Ave., Clark Free Port Zone
Telephone Number: (045) 499-1644
Fax Number: (045) 499-1643
Email Address: dfaclarksatellite@yahoo.com


BATANGAS (Consular Office)
Officer-in-Charge (OIC): Mr. Alberto V. RODILLO
Acting Officer-in-Charge (OIC)
Address: Batangas Plaza and Convention Center National Road, Kumintang Ilaya, Batangas City
Telephone Number: (043) 722-0578
Fax Number: (043) 722-0590
Email Address: dfa.co.batangas@gmail.com

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Department of FOreign Affairs (DFA) Passport requirementsDFA Passport Requirements
Schedule and Fees

Manila and POEA Passport Releasing Schedule:
Express - 10 working days - 1,200 pesos
Manila and POEA Passport Releasing Schedule:
Normal - 20 working days - 950 pesos

Regional Consular Offices Passport Releasing Schedule:
Express - 25 working days - 1,200 pesos
Regional Consular Offices Passport Releasing Schedule:
Normal - 35 working days - 950 pesos

Passport Requirements for First Time applicants:

1. Applicaton form that is duly accomplished.
2. National Statistcs Office (NSO) Birth Certificate in security paper (SECPA) or Certified True Copy (CTC) Birth Certificate issued by Local CIvil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.
3. Proof of identity or supporting documents indicating full name, date and place of birth and citizenship. (One or two of the ff: NBI clearnace, baptismal certificate, land title, government service record, school form 137 or transcript of records (TOR), voter's registration record or ID, seaman's book, income tax return (old))
4. One or two valid ID's: PRC or IBP ID, driver's license, old SSS-E1 form or digitized SSS ID, school ID, postal ID
4. Personal Appearance.

Additional Requirements:

1. National Statistcs Office (NSO) Marriage contract in security paper (SECPA)
(for married women who wants to use their spouse's surname) or
Certified True Copy (CTC) Marriage Contract issued by Local CIvil Registrar duly authenticated by NSO.

2. For married women who would like to revert back to their maiden name
If already widowed: Death Certificate of the deceased husband;

If marriage is annulled: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on annulment and NSO issued Marriage Contract with the annotation on the annulment decree.

If divorced: Certified true copy and photocopy of the first page and the dispositive portion of the judgment on divorce secured by foreign spouse authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the divorce is obtained.


3. For Minors (below 18 years old)

- Personal appearance of either parent (if minor is of legitimate status).
- Personal appearance of mother (if minor is of illegitimate status)

4. If minor is NOT traveling with either parent:

- Original and photocopy of DSWD Clearance
- Affidavit of Support and Consent


5. If both parents are abroad:

- Affidavit of support and consent
(must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General if not executed before a Consul).

- Special Power of Attorney
(must be authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General if not executed before a Consul designating the representative by name and authorizing him to apply for a passport on behalf of the minor).

- Passport and photocopy of the passport of the traveling companion of the minor.
- Identification Card and photocopy thereof of the duly authorized person.


6. For Muslim applicants

For those whose births were registered:
Please refer to requirements for first time passport applicants.

For those whose births were not registered:
Late registered Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
- Original and photocopy of Voter's Affidavit or other supporting documents indicating date and place of birth and citizenship, identity and tribal affiliation.
- Certificate from the Office on Muslim Affairs (OMA)


7. For Applicants with Foreign-Sounding Family Names
:
(e.g. Lim, Cho, Sy, Lee, Samadi, Singh, Nakamura, Hasegawa, etc.) are required to submit the following documents:

- Birth Certificate (BC) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) (by birth)
- Certificate of No Marriage Record of Mother issued by NSO / LCR (if illegiitimate status, foreign father)
- Marriage Certificate of Parents issued by NSO (if legitimate status)
- Bureau of Immigration Identifacation Certificate No. (by naturalization - by election - by marriage - by recognition)
- Applicant who availed of Dual Citizenship under RA9225 are required to submit the following:
1. Birth Certificate issued by NSO or OLD Philippine Passport
2. Identification certificate No.
3. Oath of Allegiance
4. Report of Birth (for those born abroad)

8. For spouse of foreign national:
- Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local civil Registrar (LCR) duly authenticated by NSO.
- Original and photocopy of Commission of Filipino Overseas (CFO) Guidance and Counseling Certificate of Attendance.
(CFO – Tel. no. +63 2 561 8321)

9. Foundling:
- Certificate of Foundling authenticated by NSO
- DSWD Clearance
- Passport of the person who found the applicant
- Letter of authority or endorsement from DSWD for the issuance of passport (if no longer a minor, supporting public documents establishing identity)

10. Orphaned minor applicant:
- Authenticated BC from NSO
- Authenticated Death Certificates of parents from NSO
- Court order awarding guardianship of the orphaned minor applicant or substitute parental authority under Article 214 and 216 of the Family Code
- DSWD clearance
- Original and photocopy of the valid passport of the traveling companion.

11. Legally adopted:
- Certified true copy of the Court Decision / Order on Adoption and Certificate of Finality
- NSO amended BC (BC after adoption)
- DSWD clearance for minor applicants, if traveling with the person other than the adopting parents

12. Minor applicant whose mother is likewise a minor:
- Personal appearance of mother and maternal grandparents
- Affidavit of Support and Consent from maternal grandparents
- Proof of identity of mother and grandparents
- Passport of traveling companion
- DSWD clearance if traveling with the person other than the maternal grandparents

NOTE:
If applicant was born in or after 1950 and his birth certificate has been destroyed, damaged or is not available due to other causes
- he shall be required to reconstruct the same by filing a delayed registration of birth with the Local Civil Registrar. - Certificate of Non-availability of Birth Record from NSO.
- Joint Birth Affidavit
- Any supporting public documents with correct date and place of birth
(i.e. Form 137, Voter Registration Record, Baptismal Certificate or OMA certificate)

In case of applicants born outside Metro Manila:
- the delayed registration of birth may be filed with the National Statistics Office (NSO).

REMINDERS and TIPS:
1. Bring a photocopy of your old passport for renewal.
2. Wear a dress, or shirt with collar.
3. Monday morning is the busiest day to come.

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