DFA Now Accepts ePhilID for Passport Applications

21 October 2022 - The Department of Foreign Affairs–Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) informs the public that it will be accepting the ePhilID as an accredited government-issued valid ID for Passport Applications starting, Friday, 21 October 2022.

The public may visit this link to learn more about the digitized version of the PhilSys ID (National ID). To facilitate its use as a valid ID accepted for passport application, the public is advised that the details in the printed ePhilID must be clear, readable, and contain the same details as the presented documentary requirements during the passport application.

For more information regarding passport requirements, please visit: https://dfa-oca.ph/passport/passport-requirements