Who Can Renew the Philippine Passport in San Francisco, CA
The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco has a consular jurisdiction in the following states of USA:
- Northern California (San Jose, Oakland, Fresno, Palo Alto, Sacramento, Stocton, Napa, Union City, San Mateo, Vallejo, and Pittsburg)
- Northern Nevada (Carson, Churchill, Douglas Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storie, Washoe, White Pine, and Reno)
Filipinos residing in the above-mentioned states and cities can renew the Philippine passport in PCG in San Francisco.
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.
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Walk-in e-Passport Applicant
Everyone has a goal of finishing the process as early as possible so expect a busy day for a consulate with first come, first served policy.
To finish early, avoid peak hours from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The best days to renew the passport is at 9:00 am or after 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Bring extra ID with picture to be left to the building lobby guards for security purpose.
- 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-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
- 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)
- For dual citizens (per R.A. 9225)
- Original Identification Certificate
- Oath of Allegiance
- Order of Approval
- 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
- Instead of bringing an envelope, you can also pay at the Consulate the mailing fee of $24.00 for the US Postal Service Express Mail envelope with tracking number
- Passport fee of $60.00 (non-refundable). Choose your mode of payment:
- Money order 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 12 weeks
Passport – $60.00
Lost Passport – $90.00
Lost E-passport – $150.00
Fax (for lost ppt) – $10.00
Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, California
Address: 447 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
Phone: +1(415) 433-6666 to 68
Office Hours: Monday to Friday ( 9:00 am – 4:30 pm)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (it takes 1-3 working days to receive a response)
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How to Get to the PCG in San Francisco
Commute directions for BART users:
- Disembark at Powell Station.
- Walk uphill along Powell St. towards Sutter St.
- Upon reaching Sutter St., turn right at the Starbucks shop.
- The Philippine Center is across the Mariott Hotel, with a Philippine flag above the entrance.
Resource: Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco
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