Notice to Passport Applicants
Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.
Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.
What are the requirements for reporting the birth of child born abroad of Filipino
The birth of a child born in British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories of Filipino parents should be reported to and registered with the Philippine Statistics Authority through the Consulate General.
When reporting/registering the birth of the child, the following documents should be submitted:
A. Report of Birth Form FA-Form No. 40 (4 originals);
B. Original & 4 photocopies of the following supporting documents:
Child's birth certificate (submit the long form) issued by the Vital Statistics Office of Canada where the name of parents and their place of birth are indicated;
If parents are married: Parents’ marriage certificate; If parents are not married and the child is using the surname of the father: Affidavit of Acknowledgment and Admission of Paternity duly notarized by the Philippine Consulate General (please see procedures for the registration of legal instruments)
Data page of the Philippine passport of parents at the time of birth of the child;
Document showing the immigration status of parents at the time of birth (e.g. Permanent Resident Card, Landing Paper/Record of Landing of Parents, Work Permit, or Visitor Visa - as applicable);
Notarized Affidavit of Late Registration of Birth if being reported after twelve (12) months from the time of birth;
Certificate of Naturalization of parents, if applicable.
C. Processing fee of C$ 33.75 payable in cash or money order/bank draft made payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Do not send cash in your mail.
D. Self-addressed envelope
Applicants who applied in person but want their documents to be mailed back to them should submit a self-addressed prepaid envelope from a courier service of their choice along with the regular requirements.
(Note: If applicants choose to use the services of Canada Post, it is recommended that they purchase the "Signature on Delivery Sticker" to allow tracking of who signed for the receipt of their documents.)
The Consular Officer reserves the right to require additional proof or documents from an applicant to prove his/her citizenship, status or identity pursuant to Philippine Passport Law (RA 8239) and the Foreign Service Act (RA 7157);
ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY MAIL OR BY A REPRESENTATIVE SHOULD BE DULY NOTARIZED.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: Applicants must comply with the above requirements. INCOMPLETE REQUIREMENTS will not be processed and returned to the applicant.
If the parents intend to have their child issued a Philippine passport, they need to submit a letter addressed to the Consulate General requesting for the issuance of a passport in addition to the above requirements. In this case, the child will also be required to be physically present at the Consulate General when applying for the passport.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME ADULT PASSPORT APPLICANTS WITH DELAYED REGISTERED BIRTH
a. Sequential or “growing-up” photos;
b. Additional identification cards, e.g. old drivers license, old employment id, student id, old social club membership, etc.;
c. Documentary evidence to show use of full name, e.g. payslips, bank statements, college registration, etc.;
d. Evidence of registry of the applicant’s address in the passport application form, e.g. utility bills, official correspondence from public or private sector, etc.
The above-mentioned requirements should be submitted in original format.
Applicants may also be required to be interviewed by a Consular Officer and provide further information to establish identity.
The Philippine Consulate General is located at the World Trade Center Office Complex, 999 Canada Place, Suite 660 Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
The Consulate is open from:
except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.
The Consulate is closed on:
March 29 (Thu) - Maundy Thursday
March 30 (Fri) - Good Friday
April 2 (Mon) - Easter Monday