Effective 01 July 2016, pursuant to Department of Foreign Affairs guidelines, all applicants for passport renewal holding manually-scripted passports, machine-readable ready passports (MRRP) and machine-readable passports (MRP), which were issued before March 2010, are required to submit the following:
- Actual old passport;
- Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-issued birth certificate, original and photocopy (Copies may be ordered online via www.ecensus.com.ph); and
- Proof that applicant has not applied for foreign citizenship (i.e. valid green card, valid visa, dual citizenship certificate, etc).