How to Apply for Philippine Passport for Minors Without Both Parents

In cases when both parents are not available to assist their minor child with the passport application, an authorized adult companion can take their place.

Aside from the core requirements listed hereOpens in a new tab., the parents and the minor applicant must ensure all the following requirements will be provided on the day of application:

  • Special Power of Attorney (SPA)Opens in a new tab. executed by the parent/s. It must designate the minor’s adult companion to assist in the application process. An attached Affidavit of Support and Consent with a copy of the parent/s’ valid ID and/or passport/s should be included. If executed abroad, the SPA and the Affidavit must be authenticatedOpens in a new tab. by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate.
  • Valid passport or valid government-issued IDOpens in a new tab. of the authorized adult companion.
  • DSWD travel clearance (in case the minor applicant is not traveling with parent/s).

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