ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS for Derivative Citizenship – Application for DUAL Citizenship – FILIPINO-AMERICAN

Ensure that the appropriate portions on page 2 of the Dual Citizenship application form are filled up.

Duplicate original or certified photocopy of the birth certificate of the children and their non-Philippine passport.

Three (3) identical colored photos, 2” x 2”, taken within six months before the date of application, showing a clear front view of applicant’s face, with a white background. No sleeveless attire. Blurred or low quality photos are not accepted.

Processing fee of $25.00 (non-refundable), per derivative child, payable in cash or money order made payable to “Embassy of the Philippines” (or “Philippine Consulate General”, if application is made at one of the Philippine Consulates General in the U.S.). Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted.

The applicant will be informed of the date for the oath taking before a Consular Officer at the Embassy/Consulate General.

Prior to taking his/her oath, the applicant will be required to sign the Oath of Allegiance prepared by the Embassy/Consulate General.

The applicant will receive his/her original copy of the notarized oath of allegiance, together with the Order of Approval, Petition for Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship and Identification Certificate issued by the Embassy/Consulate General, after the oath has been administered.

If the applicant is a Bureau of Immigration registered alien, he shall surrender the original ACR and ICR/CRTV, or in its absence, an affidavit explaining the loss of said documents for transmittal to the BI.

Applicants scheduled for oath-taking are requested to come dressed in at least decent casual attire, which does not include sleeveless shirts (for men), tank top, spaghetti strapped or mid-riff blouses (for women), shorts of any kind, and slippers.


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