How to Renew Philippine Passport in New York, NY, USA

Note: Philippine passport holders are advice to renew their passports at least 9 months before expiration. Travelers with passports that will expire in less than 6 months may encounter problems boarding aircrafts and/or entering a country.

The Philippine Consulate General in New York was opened in 1946 in recognition of the importance of New York and the mid-Atlantic regions of the US, for the development of Philippine-US relations, as regards trade, finance, science, education and cultural exchange.

Who Can Renew the Philippine Passport in New York, NY

The Philippine Consulate General in New York has a consular jurisdiction in the following states of USA:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

Filipinos residing in the above-mentioned states can renew the Philippine passport at PCG in New York.

2 Ways of Renewing the Philippine Passport

Option 1: Go to the Consulate as a walk-in applicant. The Consulate has a first come, first served policy so appointment is not required.

Option 2: Go to the consular outreach program that is scheduled in different locations. Stay up-to-date of any changes in the schedule since the outreach can be cancelled or moved in a different date or venue.

Renew Philippine Passport in New York
Central Park in New York.

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Walk-in e-Passport Applicant

Make sure to complete all the requirements before renewing the passport to avoid any delay.

Requirements:

  1. Duly-accomplished passport application form (use pen with black or blue ink)
  2. Latest passport
  3. One photocopy of data pages of the passport (page 1 for the green passport / pages 1-3 for the brown passport)
  4. For applicant who has a non-e-Passport (MRP – brown, MRPP – green, and brown passport), provides original copy:
    • Birth Certificate in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if born in the Philippines
    • For married using husband’s surname: Marriage Certificate in Security Paper issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) if born in the Philippines
    • Order online if you DO NOT have a Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate issued by PSA
  5. Photocopy of any valid ID (full name and date of birth are clearly indicated) such as:
    • State ID
    • Driver’s license
    • School ID
  6. Proof that applicant has not applied for foreign citizenship (eg. resident alien card/green card)
  7. For dual citizens (per R.A. 9225)
    • Original Identification Certificate
    • Oath of Allegiance
    • Order of Approval
  8. Additional document may be required
  9. ANY of the following envelopes for the mailing of passport:
    • Self-addressed return envelope (US Postal Service), with appropriate stamps for express or priority mail with tracking numbers
    • Pre-paid mailing envelope from private courier of choice
  10. Passport fee of $60.00 (non-refundable). Choose your mode of payment:
    • Cash
    • Money order or cashier’s check payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”
    • Credit cards and personal checks are not accepted

Tip: Take note of the tracking numbers of all the envelopes.

Click HERE to find out the other requirements for the following:

  • First-time applicants
  • Replacement of lost passport
  • Passport for minors, dual citizens
  • In case of no birth record
  • New passport due to change in name

Processing Time: 8 to 12 weeks

Passport Fees:

Passport – $60.00
Replacement of Lost/Irregular Passport – $150.00
Passport Amendment (discrepancy) – $20.00

How to Get the New e-Passport

The Consulate discourage the applicants to receive the new passport through mail. Applicants should consider personal pick-up or pick-up by an authorized representative.

Requirements for an authorized representative:

  1. Letter of authority signed by the applicant
  2. Original and a photocopy of the representative’s valid ID

The Letter of Authority will be validated against the applicant’s signature on file. So if the Consular officer question the authenticity of the signature, the passport will not be released.

Philippine Consulate General in New York, New York

Address: 556 5th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
Phone: +1(212) 764-1330
Duty Officer-Mobile Phone: (917) 294-0196 (after office hours)
Fax: +1(212) 764-6010
Office Hours: Monday to Friday (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Passport Section: passport@newyorkpcg.org
Passport Releasing: passport.releasing@newyorkpcg.org
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Resource: Philippine Consulate General in New York: new website and old website

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