How to Set an Appointment for Passport Application Online in the Philippines 2024

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If you’re planning to get a new passport or renew the old one in DFA main office or other satellite office nationwide, you need to set an appointment with the DFA. A confirmed appointment is a requirement for applying new and renewal of passport.

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The DFA will not entertain applicants without valid appointments except for Courtesy Lane at DFA Aseana that allows walk-in applications for qualified applicants like senior citizens, infants, minors below 7 years old, person with disability (PWD) Solo Parents, Pregnant applicants and OFWs. For OFWs, sufficient proof must be submitted such as a valid employment contract. Check the full details of courtesy lane eligibility.

How to Set an Appointment for your Passport Application Online

To set an appointment to DFA branch that you want to choose follow these simple steps.

Step 1. Go to, accept the Terms and Conditions by ticking the checkbox then select whether you want to set an appointment as a group or individual.

How to set Passport Appointment online

Step 2. You will be redirected to the first step of appointment where you need to select the site location of DFA office that you will visit for processing your application. You will select three fields (Region, Country and Site) then tick the check box to confirm and agree to the conditions.

How to set passport appointment online - Site location

Step 3. Next step is the Date and time, select the date and time that is most convenient to you, make sure that you will come on the appointment date that you selected.

How to set passport appointment online - date and time

Step 4. Enter your Personal information. Make sure that all the your personal information are correct.

How to set passport appointment online - personal details

Step 5. Next the Family Information

Step 6. In the Application information page, you will select whether you are new applicant or for renewal.

Step 7. In the next page enter your contact information, complete address.

Step 9. Review all the entries, make sure all the information you entered are correct, if it is all set and correct hit the confirm button at the bottom.

Step 10. After confirming your appointment, you will received a confirmation email from DFA Appointment System.

Step 11. Open the email and click the link to confirm the appointment.

Step 12. Your appointment is now confirmed.

Step 13. Now, to view and print your appointment, enter the application code and the email address that you use when setting the appointment and click “View Details”

Step 14. You can now download and print the application form filled out with all your information. Make sure that you have PDF reader installed in your computer.

Bring the printed application form to DFA branch you choose on the date and time you choose. Also, don’t forget to observe the proper dress code and guidelines on Photo Capturing.

Passport Requirements

For Adult Applicants (18 years old above)

For Minor Applicants (below 18 years old)

Latest Passport Fees

  • Regular Processing: Php 950.00 (12 working days)
  • Rush Processing: Php 1,200.00 (6 working days Metro Manila Area, 7 working days outside Metro Manila)
  • An additional fee of Php 200.00 will be charged for processing of Lost Passports if it is still valid.
  • An additional fee of Php 150.00 for delivery if you want to deliver your Passport.

If you find all of this very complicated or you can’t follow the instructions you can contact the DFA [email protected] or call (+63)2-8234-3488

Disclaimer: I am not affiliated or whatsoever to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), this tutorial is created for informational purpose only, if you have problems with the system you may contact DFA-OCA (+63)977-353-3942 (Globe) or (+63)961-567-9324 (Smart) or email [email protected]

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