If you are an OFW in Canada and you want to renew your Philippine Passport, there’s actually no need to go back to the country just to do that.
For this blog entry, we will teach you how to renew your Philippine Passport while you are in Canada. Just follow these steps and we’ll guide you how to get it done without experiencing any hassle.
Visit the Philippine Embassy office.
First and foremost, you should pay a visit to the Philippine Embassy office. You can get in touch with them beforehand if you want to schedule your visit with them.
Bring the required documents.
Prepare the following requirements:
- Latest passport with photocopy of data page showing your photo and name.
- A completed Passport Application Form.
- Original and photocopy of at least one of the following documents:
- Permanent Resident Card/Work Permit
- Dual Citizenship Certificate (Order of Approval/Identification)
- Tourist Visa to Canada
- If your passport is a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) or was issued on or earlier than 01 May 1995, you should also submit an original and photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate for proofs of birthplace and complete middle name.
Also, be ready to pay the passport fee of C$75.00.
The Philippine Consulate General Embassy can be found in:
World Trade Center Office Complex
999 Canada Place
Regular office hours is from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Mondays through Fridays but they extend that to 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM during the last Friday of each month.
You can contact them via their landline at (604) 685-1619 or (604) 685-7645. You may also send them a fax message at (604) 685-9945.
If you prefer email, their address is [email protected]. Their official website is http://www.vancouverpcg.org/