GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS FOR CONSULAR OUTREACH SERVICES

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1. Consular Outreach Services will cover applications for:

  • new, renewal and amendments of passports;
  • legalization of documents;
  • filing of civil registry reports (reports of birth, marriage and death and correction of clerical error or change of name in accordance with RA 9048); and
  • petitions for retention and/or re-acquisition of Philippine citizenship.

Consular Outreach Services do not include issuance of Philippine visas.

2. Pre-registration is strictly required for applications for passports, filing of civil registry documents and filing of petitions for retention/re-acquisition of Philippine citizenship. Walk-ins are accommodated only for legalization of documents.

3. To pre-register:

a. Accomplish the appropriate Appointment Request form and attach to it the required documents (You may download the Forms and obtain a list of the required documents at http://www.newyorkpcg.org/the-consulate/our-services/consular-outreach/

b. Send the duly accomplished Appointment Request form and the required documents to the Consulate General in one of three ways:

  • By mail to: Philippine Consulate General, 556 Fifth Ave., New York, 10036 (attention: Consular Outreach Coordinator)
  • By email (scanned copies) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • By fax to (212) 382-1146 (attention: Consular Outreach Coordinator)

4. Pre-registration documents must be received by the Consulate General five (5) days before the scheduled Consular Outreach Activity.

5. Payments for the consular services will be received at the Consular Outreach Activity site in cash.

6. Three (3) days before the scheduled Consular Outreach Activity, applicants who have pre-registered will receive an email or telephone call from the Consulate General confirming receipt of their applications and advising them of their appointment schedule. Applicants may be required to present additional documents to support their application, if necessary.

7. At the appointed date and time during the Consular Outreach activity, applicants must personally appear at the Consular Outreach Activity site. They must bring a print-out of their confirmation email from the Consulate General, all of the original documents, and payment.

8. Legalized documents, Reports of Birth, Marriage and Death and Certificates of Retention/Reacquisition of Filipino Citizenship may be released on the date of the Consular Outreach Activity. For passport applications and petitions for correction of clerical error or change of name in accordance with RA 9048, applicants must submit to the Consular Processor on site a self-addressed pre-paid envelope (USPS priority mail with delivery confirmation) to enable the Consulate General to mail them the new passport and the civil registry document.

9. For more information on the documentary requirements for the various consular services, please visit www.newyorkpcg.org (Our Services).

10. For inquiries on consular outreach services, please send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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