GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Appointments. Appointments may be secured at:
  1. Application forms. Application forms may be downloaded at http://www.philembassy-seoul.com/forms.asp. For passport applicants, a duly filled-out passport application form will be generated upon appointment confirmation through the Global Online Appointment System at https://www.passport.gov.ph.
  2. Fees. Schedule of fees may be downloaded at http://www.philembassy-seoul.com/consular.asp.
  3. Valid IDs. For a list of valid IDs, please visit http://www.philembassy-seoul.com/consular.asp.
  4. Documents requiring apostille:
    1. Documents issued in the Philippines to be used in Korea need to be apostilled in the Philippines. https://co.dfaapostille.ph/appointment/Account/Login.
    2. Documents issued by the Korean Government to be used in the Philippines must have an English translation, notarized, and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 6F Seocho-gu Diplomatic Center, 2558 Nambusunhwan-ro, Secho-gu, Seoul (Tel. No. 02-733-2114).
  5. Foreign documents. Other foreign documents must have an English translation and apostilled by the relevant agencies.
  6. Pictures. All pictures must be taken against a white background and without glasses, hat/cap or other accessories.
  7. Details. Names and/or details in all documents must be consistent. Please make sure that the order of names and spelling are correct.
  8. Signature page of the passport. Please sign the signature page of your Philippine passport before photocopying it.
  9. Please check the Embassy Facebook page for announcements on walk-ins and other services. https://www.facebook.com/PHinKorea/


For inquiries, please contact us at:

Passport – passport@philembassy-seoul.com

Civil Registry – civilregistries@philembassy-seoul.com

Notarial – notarials@philembassy-seoul.com

Assistance to National – atn@philembassy-seoul.com

 

Consular Emergency Hotlines:

010-9385-0535

010-9365-2312

 

Assistance to Nationals Hotline:

010-9263-8119



I. PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENT

New Passport

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • PSA Birth Certificate (Report of Birth may be submitted within 1 year from its issuance for minors)

 

Passport Renewal

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Photocopy of old passport
  • PSA Birth Certificate for holders of green or brown passports
  • PSA Documents (e.g., Marriage Certificate, Annotated Marriage and Birth Certificates, Death Certificate of Spouse) if name is to be amended
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Affidavit of Election of PH Citizenship, if any

 

Passport Renewal of Minors

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Photocopy of old passport
  • PSA Birth Certificate of child
  • PSA Marriage Certificate if only one parent is accompanying the child. If parents are unmarried, an Affidavit of Support and/or Consent executed by the Mother
  • Passport of Filipino parents

 

Replacement of Damaged/Lost Passport

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • PSA Birth Certificate
  • Photocopy of damaged/lost passport’s data page, if available
  • Police Report for lost passport, with English translation
  • Affidavit of Loss, notarized at the Embassy
  • Any two PH-Government Issued ID with picture (e.g., SSS, Driver’s License, GSIS, PRC, OWWA)

 

Passport Extensions

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out application form
  • Passport
  • Confirmed flight itinerary

 

Passport Extensions for Seafarers

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out application form
  • Passport of the applicant
  • Passport of the representative
  • Request letter from the Manning Agency
  • Authorization letter issued by the seafarer

 

Travel Document

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • 4 pcs. passport-size picture
  • For lost or mutilated passports:
    • Expired, lost or mutilated passport, if available
    • Old Travel Documents, if available
    • Affidavit of Lost/Mutilated passport
    • Police Report with English Translation, if available
    • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate and PH Government-issued IDs under true name, for those with passports using assumed identities
    • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate for married women
  • For seafarers:
    • Seaman’s Book
    • Guarantee Letter from Shipping Company
    • Authorization letter (apostilled by the DFA if issued in the Philippines)
    • Photocopy of representative’s valid passport with signature
  • For those with urgent medical concerns:
    • Medical Certificate for ATN cases
  • For detained applicants:
    • Detention Order from Korean Immigration for detained applicants
  • For Minor applicants:
    • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate of the child
    • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate and valid passports of the parents
  • For Minor applicants who are not traveling with their parents
    • Affidavit of Parental Consent to Travel
    • Valid passport of the child’s guardian
    • Ticket/flight itinerary going back to the PH of both child and traveling guardian
    • DSWD endorsement if no parent will be accompanying the child to the Philippines

Note: Personal appearance of the guardian is required.

 

 

II. NOTARIAL

Acknowledgments and Notarials of Affidavits, Special Power of Attorneys

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application form
  • Valid Passport
  • Identification Certificate for dual citizens
  • Document to be acknowledged/notarized

 

Certificate of Natural Born

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Child’s Philippine Passport
  • Mother’s Philippine Passport (with signature)
  • Child’s NSO/PSA Birth Certificate
  • Parents’ NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate
  • Authorization letter from the Korean Immigration (with English Translation)
  • Child’s Basic Certificate 기본증명서상세 (with English translation)
  • Child’s Certificate of Family Relation/Registry 가족관계증명서상세 (with English Translation)

 

Certificate of Philippine Driver’s License

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • DFA Apostilled Certification from LTO
  • Valid Driver’s License (not expired)
  • Passport
  • Valid Alien Registration Card (for Filipinos) and/or Korean ID (for Koreans)
  • Photocopy of Exit and Entry Immigration Stamp in the passport

 

Embassy ID

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Valid passport
  • 2 pcs. 1x1 size picture (front view)

 

NBI Clearance

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Valid passport
  • 1 pc. 2x2 size picture (front view)
  • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate for married Filipina who has changed her surname

Note: The NBI form is not a consular document. However, the Philippine Embassy assists Filipinos who are applying for NBI clearance in terms of fingerprinting on the card form. Upon completion of the requirements, the applicant must send the form, together with an authorization letter, to his/her authorized representative in the Philippines, who will process the clearance with the NBI on your behalf.

 

 

III. DUAL CITIZENSHIP AND RENUNCIATION

Philippine Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition (RA 9225)

Original and three (3) photocopies of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate
  • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate
  • Philippine passport or 2 Philippine government-issued ID
  • Affidavit of Renunciation, if any
  • Certificate of Naturalization (with English translation), notarized
  • Foreign Passport and Korean ID
  • English Certificate of Family Registry
  • English Basic Certificate 기본증명서 상세, notarized
  • 6 pcs. 2x2 size picture (front view)
  • 1 pc. 2x2 size picture (left-side view)
  • 1 pc. 2x2 size picture (right-side view)

 

Philippine Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition (RA 9225) for Dependents below 18 years old

Original and three (3) photocopies of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate or typewritten Birth Certificate of the Child from the hospital with the correct information (with English Translation)
  • Foreign passport
  • 4 pcs. 2x2 size picture (front view)
  • 1 pc. 2x2 size picture (left-side view)
  • 1 pc. 2x2 size picture (right-side view)
  • Dual Certificate of the parent

 

Renunciation of Philippine Citizenship

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Philippine Passport
  • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate
  • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate
  • Authorization letter from the Korean Immigration (with English translation)
  • Naturalization Certificate (with English translation)
  • English Certificate of Family Relation 가족관계증명서상세
  • English Basic Certificate 기본증명서 상세
  • Foreign Passport

 

 

IV. CIVIL REGISTRY

Report of Birth

Original and five (5) photocopies of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Birth Certificate of the child from the Korean hospital (with English translation, notarized, and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs) if the child is not registered at the Korean City Hall
  • Detailed Family Registry Certificate 가족관계증명서상세 (with English translation and notarized) if the child is not registered at the Korean City Hall
  • Detailed Korean Basic Certificate 기본증명서상세 (with English translation and notarized) if the child is not registered at the Korean City Hall
  • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate of parents
  • Valid Passport of the mother/father or both (proof of PH Citizenship)
  • Foreign passport of the child, if any
  • Dual Certificate, Order and Oath of Allegiance of the Filipino parent
  • Dual Certificate, Order and Oath of Allegiance of the child, if any
  • If the child was born before marriage:
    • Joint Affidavit of Legitimation by Subsequent Marriage
    • PSA CENOMAR or Advisory on Marriage
    • Proof of Civil Status of the foreign parent or Korean Marriage Relations Certificate 혼인관계증명서상세 
  • DFA Apostilled PSA Marriage Certificate and PSA Advisory on Marriage, if parent/s is/are divorced or annulled
  • DFA Apostilled Death Certificate and previous PSA Marriage Certificate if the parent is a widow/er
  • Naturalization Certificate or Detailed Korean Basic Certificate 기본증명서상세 (with English translation and notarized) if the Filipino parent was already naturalized at the time of birth.
  • DFA Apostilled NSO/PSA Birth Certificate of the mother, if the mother’s Philippine passport is under married name.

 

Affidavit of Paternity/Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father

Original and five (5) photocopies of the following:

  • Valid Passport of both parents
  • DFA Authenticated/Apostilled NSO/PSA Birth Certificate of the Child
  • Draft Child’s Birth Certificate from the Local Civil Registrar in the Philippines, if not yet registered with PSA

 

Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage (for Filipino intending to marry a foreigner) / Marriage License (for two Filipinos intending to marry each other)

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • DFA Apostilled NSO/PSA Birth Certificate
  • DFA Apostilled NSO/PSA Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)
  • DFA Apostilled NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate and Advisory on Marriages with Annotations for previously married (annulled or divorced) applicants (including former Filipinos or dual citizens at the time of divorce)
  • Valid Passport of both parties
  • 1pc. Passport-size picture of Filipino parties
  • Notarized Affidavit of Parental Consent executed by both parents of Filipino applicant who is 18 to 20 years old
  • Notarized Affidavit of Parental Advice executed by both parents of Filipino applicant who is 21 to 25 years old
  • Special requirements for foreigner fiancé:
    • If Korean fiancé, a Detailed Marriage Relations Certificate 혼인관계증명서상세 (with English translation and notarized)
    • If Foreign fiancé (not Korean), Proof of Singleness and Divorce Decree issued by his/her Embassy in South Korea
    • If Korean fiancé but a former Filipino, a Detailed Certificate of Naturalization (with Official Translation and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
    • If fiancé is a widow, Apostilled Death Certificate

 

Solemnization at the Embassy

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Original and four (4) Photocopies of the groom and bride’s valid passports
  • Two (2) Filipino witnesses, including original and one (1) photocopy of their valid Philippine passports
  • Due to the pandemic, no guests will be allowed.

 

Report of Marriage

Original and four (4) photocopies of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Detailed Marriage Relations Certificate (with English Translation, notarized and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Valid Passport of both bride and groom
  • Affidavit of Late Registration (for marriages solemnized more than one year ago)
  • Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage (LCCM) of the Filipino spouse

Note: Filipino applicants who have not secured an LCCM prior to marriage are still required to submit LCCM requirements.

 

Petition for Correction of Clerical Error/Supplemental Report

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Filled-out Application Form
  • Passport of the person whose details need to be corrected
  • Passport of the representative, if any
  • NSO/PSA Birth Certificate
  • NSO/PSA Marriage Certificate
  • At least two (2) supporting documents showing the correct entry/ies upon which the correction/s shall be made
  • DFA Apostilled Special Power of Attorney, if representative will apply

 

 

V. REPORT OF DEATH

Report of Death

Original and photocopy of the following:

  • Death Certificate issued by the hospital or Clinic or

Death Inquest issued by the Police for unnatural cause of death

  • Passport of deceased person
  • Personal appearance of person authorized to report the death

 

Consular Mortuary Certificate

Original and four (4) photocopies of the following:

  • Death Certificate (with English translation, notarized, and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Embalming Certificate or Certificate of Cremation (with English translation, notarized, and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Certificate of Non-Contagious Disease (with English translation, notarized, and apostilled by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Passport of deceased person
  • Special Power of Attorney executed by the next-of-kin (spouse, parent, or nearest family member, in that order) and transmitted officially to Embassy through the DFA, authorizing an Attorney-in-Fact to coordinate in the shipment of human remains or the cremation and shipment of cremated remains
  • Letter of Acceptance of Human Remains from the next-of-kin (spouse, or parent, or nearest family member, in that order), transmitted officially to Embassy through the DFA
  • Passport or ID of the representative
  • Flight itinerary