How to Renew Philippine Passport in South Africa

There are two ways on how to renew the Philippine Passport in South Africa. Personal appearance of the applicant is required.

Option #1: You can renew the passport at the Philippine Embassy in South Africa.

Option #2: You can go to the Consular Outreach Mission. The Mission provides consular services to different locations in South Africa and other countries on which the Embassy has jurisdiction:

If you reside in the aforementioned countries, you can renew the Philippine passport and avail other services through the Consular Outreach Mission.

Passport Renewal at the Philippine Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa

Step 1: Go to the Embassy and bring the complete requirements.

  1. Accomplished e-Passport application form
  2. Original Philippine passport
  3. Photocopy of the passport’s data page
  4. Fee: USD 60.00 / ZAR 540.00 (cash only)

Processing Time: 6 – 8 weeks

Check the additional requirements for the following passport-related services:

  • Passport application and renewal
  • Replacement of damaged or lost passport
  • Passport application for first-time applicant or newborn
  • Change of surname

Step 2: Claim the e-Passport at the Philippine Embassy in South Africa and bring the requirements.

  1. Official receipt
  2. Old passport for cancellation

For those who cannot personally get the new passport, you may assign an authorized person (relative or friend) to claim the passport on your behalf with the additional requirements:

  1. Authorization letter
  2. Authorized person’s passport or ID

Related Post: Philippine Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa

Passport Renewal at the Consular Outreach Mission

The steps in renewing the passport through the Consular Outreach are the same if you would do it in the Philippine Embassy but with few additions.

Check the schedule of the Consular Outreach Mission in different locations in South Africa and countries under the Embassy’s consular jurisdiction.

Renew Philippine Passport in South Africa
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