Philippine Passport Renewal
Before renewing the Philippine Passport, maybe you need to consider getting driver’s license or any provincial or photo id in Canada. Then, get the permanent resident (PR) card.
It is all advisable for every Filipinos who need to have an acceptable passport which serves as an ID for a certain period (consider getting a driver’s license or provincial ID) until they received the permanent resident (PR) card.
Three (3) Ways to Renew Philippine Passport in Philippine Consulate General in Canada
For the passport renewal, it is mandatory to appear personally.
First: Booked appointments** for passport renewal can be done either in Philippine Embassy in Ottawa, Ontario (one and only Philippine Embassy in Canada) or the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto. **ONLY Booked and scheduled appointments are allowed due to pandemic**
Second: You can do it through the consular outreach program in your area.
The Philippine Consulates General in different cities like Charlottetown, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, St. John’s, Toronto & Vancouver are visiting different places in Canada. Check the PCG website for schedule online.
Third: You can book an appointment online if you are planning to renew your Philippine Passport in Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver.
Do you know what the best way to work for you is? Continue reading to find out more details.
Note: If you have asked to have the new Passport mailed to your address, you will also receive the old Passport you submitted.
It is not easy to renew your Philippine Passport without a valid scheduled appointment. Keep your patience no matter what in writing an email, making a phone call and even in meeting them personally.
Keeping abreast is another factor to know the latest updates on how to apply for a Philippine Passport.
All information is FREE – just do some Google search and check on their websites. Hey, did I say try to follow the Philippine Embassy and Consulates in Canada through social media and their websites? Unfortunately, some consular office have no websites nor social media accounts, but one thing for sure – their online consulate presence is there.
Philippine Embassy in Ottawa
TWO OPTIONS to renew your Philippine Passport
First Option: consular outreach program in some provinces
Check for the announcement and updates. You may call them and book for an appointment at +1 (613) 233-1121.
Second Option: Consular services in the Philippine embassy servicing once-a-month specifically Saturday consular.
Passport Renewal processing could be three (3) months.
Requirements for Passport Renewal:
- E-passport application form
- Original Passport
- Photocopy of the data page (bio page)
- Photocopy of work permit or PR card
- Xpresspost envelop with signature sticker
- Exact cash payment ($81.00)
Visit the passport information page for the complete requirements. Fees may change for the first-time applicant and minor and other passport relevant transactions.
Address: 130 Albert Street East (Ste). 900 Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5G4
Tel. No: +1 (613) 233-1121
Fax No: +1 (613) 233-4165
Duty Officer: +1 (613) 614-2846 embassy hotline.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri except for Philippine and other Ottawa holidays)
Other matters concerning immigration in Canada, visit our website at https://filipinolawyer.ca/immigration-law/
How to Renew Philippine Passport in Canada?
Philippine Consulate General in Toronto
First: consular outreach program of the consulate general in some provinces
Check the announcement for updates of the outreach and list of passport applicants with confirmed appointments.
Check the tentative schedule of consular outreach services in Toronto.
You must book an online appointment to secure a spot. Mark the scheduled date and brace yourself for the marathon. The dates may change and unexpected events may happen. It has happened in the past, and it may happen again. With the huge list of outreach services in different provinces of Canada and a growing number of Filipinos, we hope it will not happen again.
Didn’t I say you must have huge patience to renew Philippine passport in Canada?
Second: Go directly to Philippine Consulate General Toronto for passport renewal.