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Requirements for Renewal of Passport

  1. Online appointment
  1. Personal appearance
  • The biometrics of the passport applicant must be captured live. This is required even for infants.
  1. Duly accomplished application form
  • Download, print-out and bring the correct application form:
  • Passport renewal for adult applicants 19
  • Passport renewal for minor applicants, 19 accomplished by either parent or legal guardian
  • First-time passport applicant (minor), 19 accomplished by either parent or legal guardian
  • First-time passport applicant (adult - for lost passports) 19
  1. Original current passport AND photocopy of its data page
  • The passport data page is where the photo and personal details of the passport holder appears.
  1. Passport renewal fee: OMR 24.000 (cash only)

Additional Requirements:

  • For a minor applicant (17 years old and below):
  1. Copy of birth certificate (BC) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), formerly National Statistics Office (NSO)
  2. Copy of parents' passport data pages
  3. Accompaniment by at least one parent or legal guardian
  • For an infant applicant:
  1. Accomplished Report of Birth (ROB) forms 19 (in 4 copies) 
  2. Photocopies of parents' passport data pages and labor cards (4 copies)
  3. DFA-apostilled PSA-issued Marriage Contract of parents (original and 3 photocopies)
  4. Copies of Birth Certificate issued by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) with English version, apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) (original apostilled document and 3 photocopies)
  5. Additional fee of R.O. 10.000 (cash only)
  6. In case of late registration of birth (more than 30 days from the date of birth), the parent or legal guardian must accomplish an affidavit of late registration of birth, with additional OMR 10.000 fee (cash only).
  • For a married woman who wants to use the surname of her spouse:
  1. Copy of Marriage Certificate (MC) issued by the PSA, apostilled by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), if married in the Philippines
  2. If recently married abroad, in lieu of PSA-issued MC, copy of Report of Marriage (ROM) issued by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate where the marriage was registered
  • For a married woman who wants to revert to the use of her maiden surname:
  1. If widowed: Copy of the PSA-issued Death Certificate of the deceased husband, apostilled by the DFA
  2. If marriage is annulled in the Philippines: PSA-issued Marriage Certificate with annotation on the dissolution of marriage, apostilled by the DFA, or ROM with annotation on the dissolution of marriage. For annotation of the ROM at the Embassy where it was originally registered, the DFA-apostilled court order on the dissolution of marriage must be submitted, with additional fee of OMR 10.000 (cash only) for the annotation service
  3. If divorced or if the marriage was nullified in Oman: MOFA-apostilled copy of divorce or marriage nullification decree with English translation.
  4. If divorced or if the marriage was nullified in another country: Copy of the divorce or marriage nullification decree, with English translation (if applicable), apostilled by the Foreign Affairs office of the country where the divorce or nullification of marriage took place.
  • For the replacement of a lost passport:
  1. Photocopy of the data page of the lost passport; if no photocopy is available, DFA-apostilled PSA-issued birth certificate of the applicant
  2. Photocopy of applicant’s resident’s card (front and reverse)
  3. Affidavit of loss explaining the circumstances surrounding the loss of the passport, with additional OMR 10.000 fee (cash only)
  4. Police Report with English translation
  5. Newspaper publication on the lost passport
  6. Additional penalty fee of OMR 36.000 (cash only)
  • For the manual extension of the validity of the passport:

Temporarily reinstated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be suspended again when the world situation returns to normalcy. For travel purposes, the applicant must check the regulations of the country he or she is travelling to, to ensure that the immigration authorities will accept a passport with manually extended validity.

  1. Only applicants who have already applied for passport renewal may also apply for the manual extension of their current passport’s validity. Download the application form  here and bring the print-out to the Embassy.
  2. Only passports with a validity of less than six (6) months can be extended.
  3. The manual extension of validity is only up to one year from the date of application.
  4. Below are acceptable reasons for applying for this service:
    • death in the family (with proof of urgency such as a copy of death certificate, confirmed flight details) requiring the OFW and members of his/her dependent family to urgently travel to the Philippines;
    • medical emergencies (with proof of urgency such as a copy of medical certificate, confirmed flight details) requiring the OFW and members of his/her dependent family tourgently travel to the Philippines or another country for medical treatment; or
    • urgent need of the OFW to renew his/her employment visa (with photocopies of front and reverse sides of applicant’s resident’s card or latest employment visa stamp).
  5. The Embassy will temporarily allow the manual extension of validity to an expired passport, provided that the applicant has already applied for passport renewal. The validity of the passport cannot be manually extended beyond one (1) year from the original last date of validity of the passport.

REMINDERS

  • The applicant will receive a text message from the Philippine Embassy when the new passport arrives from the Philippines. This text message will usually be sent out 4-6 weeks after the date of the applicant’s passport application.
  • Passports shall only be released to the applicant or his/her representative (with proper identification and written authorization signed by applicant). Exemptions are applicants below 18 years old whose passport can be claimed by the parent/guardian who submitted and signed the application. To claim the passport, bring the previous passport and official receipt, and authorization (for representative claimants). No passport shall be released without the said documents.
  • There is no need to book an appointment for collecting the new passport.

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