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There is no penalty for allowing a passport to expire.
Personal appearance at the consulate is required for the passport photograph. Passports can be applied for at any Philippine Consulate. DFA Consulate Office Locater
Consulates in Italy are located in Milan and Rome. Passport application instructions Consulate in Milan
Valid passport is required for international travel. If there are special circumstances requiring travel before a valid passport can be issued, contact the appropriate consulate for emergency travel documents.
If the applicant has a valid foreign passport, they can travel on their foreign passport, entering Philippines as a Balikbayan (1yr visa) [use the expired Philippine passport as proof of Balikbayan status]
With the Balikbayan visa, it is possible to make an appointment for passport renewal while in Philippines. You can make the appointment online either before or after entering Philippines
Senior citizens and OFWs qualify for no appointment passport renewals.
NO APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED for the following:
SENIOR CITIZEN and one (1) travel companion
PERSON WITH DISABILITY (PWDs) and one (1) travel companion
SOLO PARENT and his/her minor children
MINORS SEVEN (7) YEARS OLD AND BELOW and his/her parents and minor siblings
OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (land-based, or seafarers)
You may avail of the OFW LANE or COURTESY LANE at DFA Aseana or at any DFA Consular Office to apply for your passport.
For a list of requirements to avail of this visit, please visit this link.
If the applicant has naturalized in another country since the last time a passport was issued, the applicant will also need to "reacquire Philippine citizenship
". This is a simple matter of providing the required documents, filling out the forms and taking the oath of citizenship again at a consulate or DFA office.
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