Nagmamadali ka ba makakuha ng passport?
Emergency ba? Kailangan ngayon na?
Here are some guidelines for emergency cases from DFA’s Citizen’s Charter.
Pasado ba ang dahilan mo?
Guidelines on Emergency Issuance of Passports
Passport issuance should follow the scheduled release dates. Immediate issuance should not be granted except for Emergency Reasons as may be determined by the responsible Consular Officials. Immediate Issuance is not a right. It is a privilege which is subject to the following guidelines:
1. The following are considered justifiable reasons for the immediate issuance of passports:
2.1 SERIOUS ILLNESS
Applicant has to attend to a member of his/her immediate family who is seriously ill;
Applicant has to attend to the wake or burial of a member of his/her immediate family;
2.3 ASSISTANCE TO NATIONALS (ATN) CASE
ATN cases referred by OUMWA for immediate passport issuance;
2.4 OTHER ANALOGOUS / EMERGENCY CASES
As may be determined by the authorized officials.
2. All requests for immediate issuance shall be made in writing and supported by documentary
(if applicable) and other evidences.
3. Immediate Issuance of Machine Readable Passports may be granted only by the:
1.1 Secretary of Foreign Affairs
1.2 Assistant Secretary of the Office of Consular Affairs
1.3 Executive Director
1.4 Passport Director
1.5 Assistant Passport Director
1.6 Head, Courtesy Lane
1.7 Head, Individual Processing
1.8 Head, Agency Processing
1.9 Head, Pending Unit
1.10 Other Officers or employees of the department who are duly authorized by
the Passport Director
4. The applicant must comply with the documentary requirements of the law for the issuance of a
The following may be considered under “ANALOGOUS / EMERGENCY CASES” at the discretion of the Consular Officers:
1. Training / Education / Scholarship
2. Urgent work (OFW)
3. Applicant will be severely prejudiced if a passport is not issued.
Maging maalam para sa iyong kapakanan.