How to Change Wrong Information in the Online Passport Appointment Form

10 Oct 1

When you fill out the online application form for your passport appointment, it is as good as filling out an actual document – all the information you place there will be considered true and correct by the DFA.  But what if you realize you placed the wrong information in the form after you have submitted it?  Can you retrieve it and apply the needed corrections?

Well, the answer is both yes and no.  Read today’s blog to know how you can remedy wrong entries in your online passport application form and avoid losing your appointment.

Changing the location and schedule of your appointment

According to the DFA, the only information you can change in your online appointment are the location and the schedule.  If you changed your mind about the DFA office where you want to be interviewed for your passport application, you can actually change it online.  You can also do the same for your schedule as long as you follow the guidelines of the DFA for changing confirmed schedules.  Read this blog from last month for the complete details (Can I Reschedule My Confirmed Passport Appointment at the DFA?).

Correcting mistakes such as misspelled names, wrong gender, or wrong application type (new instead of renewal).

You can no longer correct these types of mistakes online but you can have the DFA personnel correct it for you during your interview.  Your application will go through a verification process and you will also be given time to review the entries in your passport before they finalize it for printing.  Make sure to mention which entries you need to be corrected during your interview and review your passport on the screen carefully.

You do not need to make another appointment if you think you committed errors in your application form.  Just go ahead and show up on your scheduled appointment and make sure to mention the corrections you need to apply to your application form.

As always, do not forget to bring the necessary IDs and documents such as your PSA birth certificate and any government-issued ID, for passport application and renewal so you don’t waste your appointment.  Also, always double-check your entries in the online form before hitting the submit button so you minimize the risks of sending out incorrect information into the system.

Stay tuned for more blogs about passport application and renewal.  Got questions? Send us an email.

References:

www.dfa.gov.ph

www.passport.gov.ph

www.filipiknow.net

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16 thoughts on “How to Change Wrong Information in the Online Passport Appointment Form

  1. This is a big joke article. I’ve already to the dfa and suddenly I forgot to put my dot in my Junior name, the girl in dfa was told me to go back after 2 months bullsh*t. It’s just a dot in my Certificate which is not included to my name. Why should 2 months before fix it. Dfa has a ridiculous staffs, pls shuffle them or transfer to other departments or else please fired them. I hope President or national government will notice this kind of poor services of dfa employees and i’m not the only one has complaining on this kind of poor service there’s a lot complained to the social media and people there on dfa waiting for a several hrs very hard for us to wait days and wasting time.

  2. I accidentally put my address on the ADDRESS ABROAD which is supposedly none ,i put just the same as my address here in the philippines..how will i correct it?pls help.it is on 9A CONTACT DETAILS..my appointment re schedule on nov 17

  3. Is this still true? I have filled my application wrongly. The DFA representatives told me that it must be rebooked and another payment will be made again. 😦

  4. Hi,Thanks for this information.Mine was I mistakenly type my LASTNAME to middle name then my middle name was input on the Last name.

  5. How about the birth place where I fill up my current adress which is not my birth place?

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