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Notices

SURVEY FOR ALL FILIPINOS IN NSW
 
PUBLIC HOURS
  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Acceptance of Applications
  2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Releasing of expedited
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PUBLIC HOLIDAY CLOSURES
 
SCHEDULE OF FEES

 

Married Women changing their Surname

The amendment of the name in the passport is no longer possible under the ePassport system. A married woman who wishes to change her name on the passport using her husband’s surname must acquire a new passport.

If the female applicant married in Australia or in any country outside the Philippines.

  1. The applicant must make a personal appearance at the Philippine Consulate.
  2. Duly accomplished Passport Application Form.
  3. Original Philippine passport
  4. Photocopy of the passport’s first page, last page, and Australian visa page.
  5. Original and photocopy of Report of Marriage issued by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate General where marriage was reported. The Report of Marriage is required even if the woman did not adopt her husband’s name. Refer to the Civil Registry section of this website for information on making a Report of Marriage.
  6. Applicants who were granted permanent residency status in Australia before 1 July 2007 must submit documentary proof that they have not yet acquired Australian citizenship: either (a) printed Visa Entitlement Verification Online [VEVO] result of entitlement check dated within [7] days of date of application or (b) DIAC Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status [CERS]issued within three [3] months of the date of application.
  7. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid either in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”. Refer to the Schedule of Fees.
  8. If the applicant’s papers have inconsistencies, the Consulate will require additional documents to validate necessary details.

 
Please refer to Guidelines for Photo Capture for the ePassport.

 If the female applicant was married in the Philippines:

  1. The applicant must make a personal appearance at the Philippine Consulate.
  2. Duly accomplished Passport Application Form.
  3. Original Philippine passport.
  4. Photocopy of the passport’s first page, last page, and Australian visa page.
  5. Original and photocopy of the Contract of Marriage issued by the NSO.
  6. Applicants who were granted permanent residency status in Australia before 1 July 2007 must submit documentary proof that they have not yet acquired Australian citizenship: either (a) printed Visa Entitlement Verification Online [VEVO] result of entitlement check dated within [7] days of date of application or (b) DIAC Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status [CERS] issued within three [3] months of the date of application.
  7. A non-refundable passport processing fee to be paid either in cash or postal money order payable to the “Philippine Consulate General”. Refer to the Schedule of Fees.
  8. If the applicant’s papers have inconsistencies, the Consulate will require additional documents to validate necessary details.


Please refer to Guidelines for Photo Capture for the ePassport.