​​​​Notice to Passport Applicants

Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.

Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.


A female applicant may choose NOT to use her husband's surname in her new passport provided that she has not yet used her husband's surname in her passport before.


If the applicant wishes to proceed, the following requirements must be submitted in applying for a new passport:

  • ​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 was issued on or before 01 May 1995, submit an NSO Birth Certificate for proofs of place of birth & complete middle name (original & photocopy).

Plus:

  • Affidavit that applicant has opted to use maiden surname.  Fee: C$81.00 for new passport.


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, payable to the Philippine Consulate General.

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​​​​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:

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (every last Friday of each month)​

except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.

The Consulate is closed on:

01 Nov - All Saint's Day
13 Nov - Remembrance Day
30 Nov - Bonifacio Day