Need passport within 2 weeks? It’s just a breeze getting this thru COURTESY LANE at Department of Foreign Affairs Passport
Appointment building at Pasay City.
old passport at DFA Passport Building Courtesy Lane if you are one of the following:
photocopy of either of the ff: GSIS UMID ID, Civil Service Registry or Service
parents or unmarried children
present original and photocopy of recent Oath of Office/Certification from
COMELEC and official ID
Barangay Chairman, Barangay Kagawad and SK chairman
Senate: must first secure endorsement from the Department Legislative Liason
Unit (DFA-DLLU) before lodging their application to the Courtesy Lane
Office of the Public Diplomacy (DFA-OPD) before going the Courtesy Lane)
referrals per month, must secure proper endorsements duly signed by the
Assistant Secretary and Administrative Officer of their respective offices.
Only original copies will be accepted for verification purposes. Photocopy of
DFA employee’s valid I.D./government agencies official’s Department I.D. must
be attached for verification purposes.
present your letter of endorsement from DFA or tell that you’ll go at the courtesy
lobby. Present your application form and wait to be called after 10 minutes.
card number. Go inside the Passport Processing Courtesy Lane and wait for your turn.
will take up to 5 minutes.
Then proceed to the Payment Section and pay your processing fee.
-P950 for regular processing
( 15 days working days excluding weekend)
-P1200 for express (7 days working days)
Upon payment, wait for your number to be called at Data Capturing/Encoding Section. This part took us 4 hours due to long queue of applicants.
My advice, eat your lunch
and just return after an hour or two. Foodchains such as MCDO &
Greenwich are lining across the DFA building.
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After picture taking, you may approach the Delivery
section just outside the Passport Enrollment Center if you opt for passport delivery. You may skip this part.
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Just pay P150 for delivery charge. Your passport will be
delivered to your address one day upon the release date.
If you’ll process your passport during Mondays, expect more applicants, so better come during midweek. Don’t forget to bring your NSO Copy of Birth Certificate which is the main requirement.