REPORT OF BIRTH
Filipino children born outside of the
Philippines must secure a report of birth (RB) at the country where the child
was born. It is a requirement when the child applies for a new passport.
Fee: 4,850 yen, which includes the translation fee of the Japanese birth certificate.
of delayed registration: 2,425 yen, for a total amount of
The complete address of the Philippine Consulate Osaka-Kobe is:
Twin 21 MID Tower 24 F
2-1-61 Shiromi, Chuo-ku
Tel/Fax No. 06-6910-7881 / 06-6910-8734
When the parents are married (legitimate children), the requirements below should be grouped in four (4) sets:
When the parents are not married
(illegitimate children), the requirements are basically the same, but there is
no need to submit the documents of the biological father. Also, in the RB
application form, the column for the father is left blank.
However, if the biological father recognizes the child as his, the applicant should submit the documents of the father, along with an Affidavit of Admission of Paternity. Download form here Moreover, if the father agrees to have the child use his family name, the applicant should add an Affidavit to Use the Surname of the Father. Download form here In these cases, the column for the father on the RB form can be filled up.
REMINDER: Please apply personally at the Consulate and in order to mail back the report of birth to your address, please include a large (A4 size) self-addressed envelope with 900 yen stamps, or an ExPack 500 envelope.
Visual example of one set of application