The courtesy lane is available for regular government employees, dependents of government employees, incumbent elected officials, senior citizens, PWDs, and expecting mothers. Learn more on this page.

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Travel Clearance for Minor

Who can qualify for the courtesy lane?

  • Regular government employees / with GSIS / appointed by Civil Service Commission
  • Dependent of government employee
    – Legal spouse
    – Parents
    – Unmarried children
  • Retired government employees (one year availment)
  • Incumbent elected officials
  • For barangay level, only the following are entitled:
    – Barangay Chairman
    – Barangay Kagawad
    – SK Chairman
  • Endorsement from House of Representatives must be endorsed by DLLU before lodging their applications to Courtesy Lane
  • Media Personnel must first secure endorsement from Public Information Services Unit (PISU) before going to Courtesy Lane.
  • Referrals made from DFA employees (limited to 3 referrals per month) and Head/s of other government agencies must secure proper endorsements duly signed by authorized signatories of their respective offices. Only original copies will be accepted for verification purposes. Photocopy of DFA employee’s valid I.D. / government agencies official’s Department I.D. must be attached for verification purposes.
  • Infant (1 year old and below)
  • Senior Citizens (60 years old and above)
  • PWD (genuinely disabled) / with PWD I.D.s
  • Pregnant (genuinely pregnant) / with medical certificate
  • Personal appearance
  • Confirmed appointment
  • 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)
  • Valid picture IDs and supporting documents to prove identity (Please refer to List of Acceptable IDs and List of Supporting Documents)

PASSPORT FEE: P1,200.00 (7 working days)
Senior citizens have an optional processing fee of P950.00 (15 working days)

Click here to request for your NSO Birth Certificate online.

Call (02) 737-1111 for your NSO Birth Certificate