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Republic of the Philippines


Department of Justice
BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
Manila
CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR
RETENTION/ RE-ACQUISITION OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP PURSUANT TO
REPUBLIC ACT No. 9225 (R.A. 9225)
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] Duly accomplished verified petition (BI Form MCL-0801);


] Proof of payment of application fee Original Receipt;
] Two (2) pieces passport size colored picture over royal blue background;
] Oath of Allegiance to be taken before an authorized Bureau of Immigration Legal Officer.

If the Oath of Allegiance cannot be taken before an authorized BI Legal Officer, submit the following:
a. [ ] Oath of Allegiance taken before any person duly authorized to administer oath; and
b. [ ] Duly notarized written justification/ explanation why the Oath of Allegiance was not taken before
the said BI Legal Officer.
5. [ ] Proof as natural born Philippine citizen the original and a copy of at least one (1) of the following must be
submitted:
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] Philippine Birth Certificate;


] Old Philippine Passport;
] Voters Identification Card;
] Philippine Marriage Certificate; and
] Other Philippine issued official document(s) indicating that the applicant is a former natural-born
Philippine citizen.

6. [ ] Original and photocopy of foreign Passport;


7. [ ] Photocopy of certificate of naturalization or an original affidavit stating how foreign citizenship was
acquired.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION REGISTERED ALIENS:
8. [ ] Original I-card or Alien Certificate of Registration
9. [ ] Original Immigration Certificate of Residence (ICR) or Certificate of Residence for Temporary Visitor (CRTV)
10. [ ] Two (2) pieces self-addressed stamped envelope (legal size)
IF WITH DEPENDENT(S), THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED:
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] Duly accomplished verified petition; ( BI form MCL-08-02)


] Two (2) pieces passport size colored pictures over royal blue background;
] Photocopy of Birth Certificate;
] Photocopy of foreign Passport; and
] Proof of payment of application fee original receipt(s).

NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE PROPERLY FASTENED IN A LEGAL SIZE FOLDER.


CERTIFICATION
This is to certify that the documentary requirements of ________________________________________
have been submitted.
Lawyer of the day:

__________________________________
Signature over printed name

________________________
Date

BI Form: MCL-08-01

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Republic of the Philippines
Department of Justice

BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
Manila

In Re: Petition for Re-acquisition and/ or Retention of Philippine Citizenship


under Republic Act No. 9225 (R.A. 9225)
x-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x
(note: Indicate N/A if not applicable. Do not leave any space blank.
Print all information LEGIBLY. Petitions not properly accomplished will not
be acted upon.)

PETITION

CRR No.

Passport size
colored photo
over royal blue
background

I, (full name of petitioner) _________________________________________________________________________________________,

also known as (a.k.a.) __________________________________________________________________________, of legal age, single/ married,


a citizen of __________________________________________________________________________________________________________, and a resident of ______________________________________________________________, with contact no. ____________________________________,
after being sworn to in accordance with law, hereby declares under oath that:

1. I am a former natural-born Philippine citizen, born on ______________________________ at ____________________________

to Fathers Name _____________________________________________________, (Fathers citizenship at the time of petitioners birth)


_________________________ citizen, and Mothers Name __________________________________________, (Mothers citizenship at the
time of petitioners birth) _________________________ citizen;

2. I lost my Philippine citizenship where I became a citizen of _________________________________ on ___________________.

Presently, I became a holder of ___________________________ passport with no. _______________________________________ issued on


_________________________________ at ________________________________;

3. I took my Oath of Allegiance to the Republic of the Philippines on ______________________ at ______________________;

4. (If petitioner is registered alien with the Bureau of Immigration) I am a holder of Alien Certificate of

registration (ACR) No. ________________________________________ and Immigration Certificate of Residence/ Certificate of Residence for
Temporary Visitors (ICR/ CRTV) No. _______________________________________;

5. If with Dependent(s) included in this petition is/ are my unmarried child/ children below eighteen (18) years old,

namely:
Name Relationship Date of Birth Age

______________________________________

_______________________________

_______________________

______

______________________________________

_______________________________

_______________________

______

______________________________________

_______________________________

_______________________

______

Note: Kindly accomplish BI Form: MCL-08-02 (Supplement) for each dependent to be attached to this petition.

6. I am freely and voluntarily filing this petition to reacquire my philippine citizenship knowing fully well its

concomitant rights and obligations;


7. This petition with the BI is being filed in accordance with republic Act No. 9225 and its implementing rules and

regulations.

WHEREFORE, premises considered, it is most respectfully prayed that this petition for Re-acquisition and/ or

Retention of Philippine Citizenship under Republic Act No. 9225 be GRANTED.

BARCODE

_________________________________________________
Signature over printed name of the petitioner

VERIFICATION

I, _____________________________________________________________________________, of legal age, single/ married, citizen of

_________________________________________, and a resident of _____________________________________________________________________


__________________________________________________________________________________________________, after having been duly sworn
to in accordance with law hereby depose and state that:

1. I am the petitioner in that above petition for Retention and/ or Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship under

Republic Act No. 9225;


2. I caused the preparation and filing of the foregoing petition;

3. The allegations and statements contained therein are true and correct of my own personal knowledge and

belief, and based on authentic documents at hand.


AFFIANT FURTHER SAYETH NAUGHT.

____________________________________________

Affiant

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this ______ day of ____________________________ in the City/ Municipality of

_______________________________________, petitioner exhibiting to me his/ her passport No. ______________________________________


issued on ___________________________________ at ______________________________________ .

I hereby certify that I have personally examined the affiant and I am satisfied that he/ she voluntarily executed and

understood his/ her affidavit.

BI Form: MCL-08-02

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Republic of the Philippines
Department of Justice

BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
Manila

In Re: Petition for Re-acquisition and/ or Retention of Philippine Citizenship


under Republic Act No. 9225 (R.A. 9225)
x-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x
(Note: to be accomplished by the petitioner separately for each dependent. indicate
N/A
if
not
applicable.
Do
not
leave
any
space
blank.
Print all information LEGIBLY. Petitions not properly accomplished will not
be acted upon.)

CRR No.

SUPPLEMENT
(for dependent)

I, (full name of petitioner) _________________________________________________________________________________________,

also known as (a.k.a.) __________________________________________________________________________, of legal age, single/ married,


a citizen of __________________________________________________________________________________________________________, and a resident of ______________________________________________________________, with contact no. ____________________________________,
respectfully state that:

1. I am the petitioner in the above petition for Re-acquisition and/ or Retention of Philippine Citizenship under Re-

public Act No. 9225;


2. I am including in my petition my inmarried child below eighteen (18) years old pursuant to Section 4 of R.A.

9225, to wit:

Passport size
colored photo
over royal blue
background

Last Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________


First Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________
Middle Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________
Gender: __________________________________________________________________________________________

Date of Birth:

__________________________________________________________________________________________

Place of Birth:

__________________________________________________________________________________________

Nationality: __________________________________________________________________________________________
Passport No.: __________________________________________________________________________________________

Date of Issue: __________________________________________________________________________________________

Place of Issue: __________________________________________________________________________________________

Fathers Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________


Mothers Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________
Signature over printed name of the petitioner