PETITION FOR RETENTION/RE-ACQUISITION OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP UNDER R.A. 9225

Who can apply?

Former Philippine citizens who have been naturalized in another country and wishes to retain or re-acquire their Philippine citizenship

Where to apply?

BI Main Office

What to bring?

1. Checklist with complete documentary requirements

2. Application Form

3. Supplement for Dependent

How to apply?

  1. Secure the Checklist of required documents from either at the Public Information and Assistance Unit (PIAU) at BI G/F Main Office or from the official BI Website.

  2. Submit the documents for pre-screening to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) to process this transaction.

  3. Take Oath of Allegiance.

  4. Get the Order of Payment Slip (OPS).

  5. Pay the required fees.

  6. Verify status of application whether approved or not.

  7. If approved, claim the Certificate of Retention/Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship, Order of Approval and Oath of Allegiance.

How much does it cost?

ITEM DESCRIPTION

PRINCIPAL

Application Fee

Php 2, 500. 00

Legal Research Fee (LRF) for each
immigration fee except
Head Tax and Fines

10. 00

Express Fee

500. 00

TOTAL

PHP 3, 010. 00

 *Fees are updated as of 06 March 2014 and may change without prior notice.



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