Atty. Kareen Lucero

Kareen Lucero is a lawyer previously doing litigation before working for different agencies in the government and for a multinational corporation. She has traveled to 52+ countries including a 3-month solo backpacking in South East Asia and more than 1 year of solo traveling across four continents in the world. As part of giving back, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge of law and travel. She is currently doing consulting work for a government agency. For inquiries, you may reach her via Facebook Messenger ( or email ([email protected]).

123 thoughts on “How To Get Special Power of Attorney in the Philippines: A Definitive Guide

  1. Good day po ano ba ang type ng SPA form para sa claiming for ESB benefit para sa SAUDI kasi po di ko po nakuha ang benefit andito na po ako sa pilipinas at di na ako na ko nakabalik salamat po..

  2. Hello po, magpapagawa po ako ng SPA regarding sa pag-aayos ng aking sasakyan sa LTO pero ang i-aapoint ko po ay yung kapatid ko sa probinsya. Maari po ba yun kahit nandidito ako sa Manila at siya sa Mindanao? Okey lang po ba na di siya makakapirma? Kasi sabi niyo kailangan ng personal appearance?

  3. Hi Atty, Can I Have Special Power of Attorney to be use to represent me in Stable Union in Brazil? How do I process po this one? Thank you in advance po.

  4. hello po,question ko po is papagawa ng SPA/GPA ang father ko pra sa pag benta ng properties sa philippines, sino ang lalagay nya na wife dun?yun asawa nya sa USA or yun nsa philippines?thank you po

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  6. Hello. Anu po ba ang dapat kunin pagkukunin ang anak ppunta sa ibang bansa? Father Consent to travel o Costudy docs? Hindi kasal ang ina sa tatay ng mga bata pero nakaapelyido sa father ang mga bata. Para po sana dun sa SPA naipapagawa nmin para sa tao na magpprocess ng mga docs ng mga bata sa pinas. 13 at 14 yrs old ang edad ng mga bata. Thank u in advance po

  7. Good Day,ask ko po if am granted aCONSULARIZED SPA is it accepted in the phillipines?

  8. Hi. Sino po kaya ang ihohonor ng DFA na affiant in an affidavit relating to certificates of employment to be apostillized? the owner of the document (employee) is abroad. thank you!

  9. As stated on FAQ #5 it is okay to make one SPA for the whole family, but is it okay to include representative that is not part of the family but a close friend of the principal? Can the agents be the mother, the cousin, the mother in law and the close friend in one SPA?

    Thank you for your very informative article attorney.

    1. Yes.

      As stated in the article:

      Who can get a Special Power of Attorney?
      ANYONE who for some reason needs to assign a representative to sign papers, manage assets, or handle money on his behalf, among others, can execute a Special Power of Attorney.

      Who can be your agent or attorney-in-fact?
      You can appoint ANYONE to be your representative as long as you fully trust the person. He/She should also be of legal age.

    1. Yes, so long as the document itself is within its validity period. For a more detailed answer please see #16 in the FAQ section above.

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