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APPLICATION FOR CITIZENSHIP RETENTION AND RE-ACQUISITION
AND ISSUANCE OF IDENTIFICATION CERTIFICATE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9255

REQUIREMENTS:

Submit the original and one duplicate of the following documents:

  • Duly accomplished application form
  • Birth certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Marriage Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority authenticated by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs OR Report of Marriage
  • Certificate of Naturalization of foreign citizenship with English translation (If nationality is other than French, Certification of Naturalization must be authenticated by the Embassy/Consulate in France)
  • Foreign passport or National Identity Card (copy: data page)
  • Three (3) recent passport-size color photographs
  • Fee: EUR 45

REQUIREMENTS FOR DEPENDENTS (DERIVATIVE CITIZENSHIP)

  • Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority authenticated by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs OR Report of Birth
  • Foreign passport or National Identity Card (copy: data page)
  • Identity Card
  • One (1) recent passport-size color photograph for each qualified dependent
  • Fee: EUR 22.50 for each minor child

Former Philippine citizens who have been naturalized in another country and wishes to retain or re-acquire their Philippine citizenship may file their application for dual citizenship with the Philippine Embassy in Paris.

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Accomplish fully, sign, and photocopy application form. Incomplete information may delay the processing of the application form.
  • Submit all requirements. All original documents will be returned as soon as verified bt the processor. The Embassy retains all original English translations.
  • If the documents are complete, the Embassy will schedule the taking of the Oath of Allegiance. Personal appearance is required.
  • Payment will be made on the date of the Oath-taking.
  • Passport applications are processed and paid for separately and may take one to two months to issue.

The application form can also be downloaded in the Downloads section of this website.