When you do your face, never forget your inner self! Good reminder Anna!
Time it took to renew mine as well as my kids, aged 8 yo below: about 2 hours
Time it took my husband to renew his at DFA in Pasay a year ago: 10 hours
Just bring all the required documents:
Birth Certificate (BC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Certified True Copy (CTC) of BC issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) and duly authenticated by NSO. Transcribed Birth Certificate from the LCR is required when entries in NSO Birth Certificate are blurred or unreadable. (Report of Birth duly authenticated by NSO if born abroad)
No need to submit a passport size photo
Valid picture IDs and supporting documents to prove identity (Please refer to List of Acceptable IDs and List of Supporting Documents)
Cost: P950 for two-weeks to process passport
If passport for pick-up, no cost. If you want renewed passport delivered to you, PHP 120/passport.