What are the Philippine passport requirements for minors who have been adopted or in the process of getting adopted?

Minors who have been adopted will go through the same procedure as regular minor applicants.

However, requirements vary depending on whether the minor child has been adopted through domestic or foreign adoption.


Domestic Adoption.

For minor applicants who have undergone the process of domestic adoption, take note of the following requirements:


Foreign Adoption.

For minor applicants undergoing or have undergone the process of foreign adoption / Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB) adoption process, please take note of the following requirements:

Personal appearance of the minor applicant and ICAB representative.

  • PSA Birth Certificate/PSA Certificate of Foundling.
  • Endorsement from ICAB.
  • Certificate of Child Available for Adoption/Deed of Voluntary Commitment.
  • Placement Authority issued by ICAB.
  • Certificate for Issuance of Passport issued by ICAB.
  • Clearance for Inter-Country Adoption.
  • Child Study Report.
  • DSWD clearance.

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