Following negotiations between the government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Consulate in Saipan was established on March 3, 1989. The Consulate was upgraded to a Consulate General in June 2001.
Who Can Renew the Philippine Passport in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
The Philippine Consulate General in Saipan has a consular jurisdiction in the following islands:
- Island of Saipan
- The Northern Islands
Filipinos residing in the above-mentioned islands can renew the Philippine passport at PCG in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
2 Ways of Renewing the Philippine Passport
- Go to the Consulate as a walk-in applicant. The Consulate has a first come, first served policy so appointment is not required.
- Go to the consular outreach program (announce on the homepage) 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.
Walk-in e-Passport Applicant
Make sure to complete all the requirements before renewing the passport to avoid any delay.
- Duly-accomplished passport application form (use pen with black or blue ink)
- Latest passport
- One photocopy of data pages of the passport (page 1 for the green passport / pages 1-3 for the brown passport)
- For applicant who has a non-ePassport (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
- Photocopy of any valid ID (full name and date of birth are clearly indicated) such as:
- State ID
- Driver’s license
- School ID
- Proof that applicant has not applied for foreign citizenship (eg. resident alien card/green card)
- Additional document may be required
- 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
- Passport fee of $60.00 (non-refundable). Choose your mode of payment:
- 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.
Processing Time: 8 to 10 weeks.
Passport – $60.00
Lost Passport (Machine Readable Passport or ePassport) – $160.00
Lost Passport (Machine Ready Readable Passport or Green Manual Passport) – $100.00
Philippine Consulate General in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Address: 5th Floor, Nauru Bldg. Susupe, P.O. Box 500731 CK, Saipan, MP 96950, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Phone: +1(670) 234-1848 and 50
Duty Officer-Mobile Phone: +1(671) 488-4630 (after office hours)
Fax: +1(670) 234-1849
Office Hours: Monday to Friday (8:00 am – 6:00 pm, no lunch break). The office is also open one Saturday/Sunday every month. The schedules of these weekend services are announced on the website.
Resource: Philippine Consulate General in Saipan
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