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).
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.
Can I choose not to use my husband's surname in my passport?
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:
December 24, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday
December 25, 2018 (Tuesday) - Christmas Day
December 26, 2018 (Wednesday) - Boxing Day
December 31, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday
Notice to Passport Applicants
Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.
Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.