Replacement of Lost Passport
The Consulate replaces lost Philippine passports. The Consulate will verify the details of the lost passport, which will take at least 15 days. Only after the said verification will the Consulate begin the process of the replacement of passport. The Consulate will require certain documents for the administrative procedures.
- Personal appearance of applicant for an interview. The Consulate must ascertain the circumstances of the loss of the passport and some details of the lost passport.
- The Consulate will require the applicant to establish true identity, and for this, an authenticated Philippine Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine National Statistics Office (NSO) and other identity papers. A photocopy of the lost passport and Australian visa, if possible.
- Duly accomplished Passport Application Form.
- 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.
Please refer to Guidelines for Photo Capture for the ePassport.
- If lost passport is still valid, both the Police Report and an Affidavit of Loss. The Consulate will charge a fee for the notarization of the Affidavit of Loss. Refer to the Schedule of Fees.
- If the lost passport has expired, an Affidavit of Loss explaining the details of the circumstances surrounding the loss of the passport. The Consulate will charge a fee for the notarization of the Affidavit of Loss. Refer to the Schedule of Fees.
- If lost passport was issued in the Philippines or by another Philippine Embassy or Consulate, the Consulate must verify the details of the lost passport with the issuing station. The verification will take at least 15 days. The applicant must pay a verification fee either in cash or postal money order payable to the "Philippine Consulate General". Refer to the Schedule of Fees.
- For married applicants, a copy of the Philippine Marriage Certificate (if married in the Philippines) or Report of Marriage (if married outside of the Philippines) issued by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the country where the marriage was contracted.
- 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  days of date of application or (b) DIAC Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status [CERS] issued within three  months of the date of application.
- Applicants who are not permanent residents may be required additional documents to validate details.