RENUNCIATION OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP
Renunciation of Philippine citizenship is a voluntary act of giving up your Philippine citizenship after acquiring foreign citizenship.
A Filipino citizen (natural-born or naturalized), at least 18 years of age, may renounce his/her Philippine citizenship.
Applicants with confirmed appointments and successful online payment must download and print the eReceipt attached in their email. They must present the printed eReceipt to the Consular Officer.
Additional documentation may be required based on the documents presented and circumstances of the applicant.
Set up an Appointment
Appointment is required for this type of legal/notarial service. To set up an appointment online for Notarial Services, please click: https://appointments.newyorkpcg.us/ Please ensure that the name, email address and mobile number of the applicant is registered.
Indicate the number of documents to be notarized (Affidavit of Renunciation of Philippine Citizenship and Oath of Renunciation) and pay the notarization fee through the online payment portal.
Applicants who will apply for Renunciation of Philippine citizenship are required to execute an Affidavit of Renunciation of Philippine citizenship and Oath of Renunciation.
Applicants with confirmed appointments and successful online payment will receive an SMS confirmation to the registered mobile number and three separate emails: 1st email to confirm your registration; 2nd email confirming payment; 3rd email with the attached eReceipt which you will need to download, print and bring with you on the date of your appointment.
Proceed to the Consulate on the appointment day and time.
On the appointment day, submit the documentary requirements listed above to the Legal/Notarials Window (Window 1) and sign the Affidavit of Renunciation in front of the Consular Officer.
Take the Oath of Renunciation
Take the Oath of Renunciation before the Consular Officer. Receive the duly notarized Affidavit of Renunciation of Philippine Citizenship and the Oath of Renunciation after.
Consulate will forward copies of the Affidavit and Oath of Renunciation, including supporting documents to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and the Bureau of Immigration.