Female applicants who wish to change their surnames from maiden to married in their new passports must submit the following requirements with their passport application:
Latest passport with photocopy of the data page (page showing photo & complete name)
Duly accomplished passport application form
Original and photocopy of one of the following: Applicant’s valid Permanent Resident Card/Work Permit, Dual Citizenship Certificate (Order of Approval/Identification Certificate), or latest Tourist Visa to Canada, whichever is applicable
If the latest passport currently held is either a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) or one issued on or before 01 May 1995, an NSO Birth Certificate for proofs of place of birth and complete middle name (original and photocopy)
Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate
Original and photocopy of NSO Marriage Certificate (For those married in the Philippines and abroad)
Payment of C$81.00 for new passport
NOTE: For those who were married in Canada or abroad, a Marriage Certificate may only be secured from the NSO if the marriage was reported to the Philippine Consulate/Embassy with proper jurisdiction (Report of Marriage). For this purpose, please refer to ROM form and requirements.
MODE OF PAYMENT
Vancouver applicants may pay in exact amount in cash or by money order/bank draft payable to the Philippine Consulate General.
Applicants in an Outreach Program MUST pay by MONEY ORDER or BANK DRAFT only, made payable to the Philippine Consulate General.
What should I do if I wish to change from my maiden name to my married name in my passport?
Notice to Passport Applicants
Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.
Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.
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