For Dual Citizenship applicants from New South Wales, please submit your application to Philippine Consulate General, Sydney. Please note that if you submit your application to the Philippine Consulate General, Sydney, you will have to appear in person at the Philippine Consulate General, Sydney for the oath taking once the application has been approved. Please click here https://www.sydneypcg.org/reacquiring-phl-citizenship or contact the following:
For Dual Citizenship, applicants from Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania, please submit your application to the Philippine Consulate General, Melbourne. Please note that if you submit your application to the Philippine Consulate General, Melbourne, you will have to appear in person at the Philippine Consulate General, Melbourne for the oath taking once the application has been approved. Please click here https://melbournepcg.dfa.gov.ph/consular-services/dual-citizenship or contact:
If you are from other states in Australia, or from Nauru, Tuvalu or Vanuatu please submit your Dual citizenship application to the Philippine Embassy, Canberra. Please note that if you submit your application to the Philippine Embassy, Canberra, you will have to appear in person at the Philippine Embassy, Canberra for the oath taking once the application has been approved.
Former natural-born Filipinos who have lost their citizenship by foreign naturalization may re-acquire or retain their Philippine citizenship. Likewise, their qualified dependents may also be included as beneficiaries and acquire the Philippine citizenship.
Qualified dependents are those children of applicants, whether legitimate or illegitimate or adopted, who are below 18 years old. There is a corresponding fee per beneficiary that is included in the application.
A child who is already 18 years old and above and was born when either of the parent was still a Filipino needs to apply for retention of citizenship on his/her own behalf.
For dual citizenship application, the following must be submitted to the Philippine Embassy in Canberra personally or by postal service:
The original (will be returned to applicant during the oath taking) and two photocopies each of the following documents:
a. Philippine Birth Certificate with Registry Number issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
b. For married applicants:
The Consulate may require additional documents to verify certain circumstances of the petitioner (e.g., Proof of Election of Philippine citizenship issued by Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines) or inconsistencies in the records.
Please type or enter legibly all the information required into the appropriate spaces on the form.
If the information required is not applicable, please write “N/A”.
Do not leave any item blank.
The Philippine Embassy will not act on application forms that are incomplete and incorrectly accomplished.
APPLICATION/PETITION WITH DEPENDENTS
THE PETITIONER MAY INCLUDE IN THE APPLICATION CHILDREN OF MINOR AGE (I.E., LESS THAN 18 YEARS OLD) AS DEPENDENTS. THE PETITIONER MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
The Embassy assumes no responsibility for any delay, loss or damage in the mail or while the documents are in custody of the courier service. The applicant should note the tracking numbers of all envelopes used and submitted.
Please note that if the applicant is unable to provide the additional documetary requirement within 3 months upon notification by phone or by email, his/her dual citizenship application will be returned. The applicant may, however, resubmit his/her application.
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