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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RETENTION OR REACQUISITION OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP
1. Fill up two (2) completed Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Forms
Note: The applicant should sign his/her name as appearing in his/her foreign naturalization certificate or foreign passport. In case of change of name, the applicant should state the name appearing in the birth certificate or the old Philippine passport.
2. Original and two (2) photocopies of the following documents: a. Birth Certificate authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO) b. Marriage Certificate authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Report of Marriage if married abroad (for married female applicants) c. data page of old Philippine passport d. British Certificate of Naturalization or Registration (if a naturalized citizen of another country, an English language translation of the Certificate of Naturalization must be duly authenticated by the Embassy in the United Kingdom of the country where naturalized, or the appropriate government agency of such country) e. data page of foreign passport
3. Five (5) recent passport size (4.5cm x 3.5 cm) photographs (front view) of the applicant
4. Fee of £40.00 *For dependent minors (below 18 years of age) of applicant/s:
a. Fee of £20.00
b. Two (2) passport size photograph of the child
c. Original and two (2) photocopies of the following:
c.1 minor’s birth certificate/Report of Birth if born outside the Philippines
c.2 data page of old Philippine passport
c.3 data page of the minor’s foreign passport and Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Registration If the applicant secured a correction of entry of his/her birth certificate with the appropriate Local Civil Registrar’s Office or the Court, the Order and Identification Certificate, if any, shall state the name of the applicant as reflected in the annotated birth certificate.
The Embassy may request additional documentary evidence from the applicants. Note: Oath taking ceremonies take place from Monday to Friday, 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Applicants should submit their application (with all the requirements) at least one (1) hour before the scheduled oath taking. Further Note: On the day of the oath taking, applicants may submit their application for a new passport, for which a separate fee of GBP47.00 will be charged, along with the submission of other requirements.