List of Acceptable IDs for Philippine Passport Application

List of valid id for passport 2022

(Any of the following with one (1) photocopy):

  • Social Security System (SSS) Card
  • Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Card
  • Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card
  • Land Transportation Office (LTO) Driver’s License. Student Permit may be accepted if in card format. 
  • Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) ID
  • Philippine Identification (PhilID)
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) E-Card
  • Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Voter’s ID or Voter’s Certificate issued from COMELEC main office in Intramuros, Manila.
  • Philippine National Police (PNP) Permit to Carry Firearms Outside Residence
  • Senior Citizen ID
  • Airman License (issued August 2016 onwards)
  • Philippine Postal ID (issued November 2016 onwards)
  • Seafarer’s Record Book (SRB) or Seafarers Identity Document (SID) (*must be issued Feb 2020 onwards) issued by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)
  • Valid or Latest Passport (For Renewal of Passport)
  • School ID (if applicable) or Certificate of Enrolment with a photo of the minor and dry seal of school (if School ID is not applicable) – this only applies to student applicants


  • For applicants based overseas, they may use their host government-issued IDs showing their Philippine citizenship. (Example: Residence Card)
  • All IDs presented should be readable, untampered, and contain consistent information with the documents presented upon application.
  • Original and photocopy of IDs and supporting documents are required to be presented upon application.
  • Important Reminder: The Department may require additional supporting documents as may be necessary. 

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