Can You Still Apply for Passport Even You Don’t Have PSA Birth Certificate?

When traveling between different countries, a passport is required to gain access and cross the country’s borders.

The purpose of a passport is to show other nations that you are a legal citizen of your particular nation of origin.

A passport is a document, issued by a national Government. This certifies, for the purpose of international travel, the identity and nationality of its holder.

The Elements of identity are name, date-of-birth, sex and place of birth most often, most often nationality and citizenship are congruent.

A passport does not of itself entitle the passport holder entry into another country, nor to consular protection while abroad or any other privileges it does.

Before obtaining a passport you need to comply certain documents, mainly is your PSA birth certificate. But what if you do not have PSA birth certificate? Best example when the documents that were destroyed during a fire at the municipal hall in the ‘90s. They do not have any back-up files.

Is there any change that you can still get passport? Keep reading as this article will give you awareness, how does a person who does not have a birth certificate.

If the applicant was born ON or BEFORE 1950:

He or she must submit original copies of his PSA authenticated certificate of No Birth Record and Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons attesting to his or her identity.

If the applicant was born AFTER 1950:

He or she must file for late registration with the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) or Consular Office with jurisdiction over the place where he or she was born.

Upon release, he or she must submit the original copy of the PSA authenticated late registered Birth Certificate with the requisite supporting documents and IDs that pre-date the late registration.

Note: The above requirements (based on the year when the applicant was born) shall be included to the rest of the documents and IDs required by the DFA for first-time adult passport applicants.

Hope you find this article helpful and you can share this also to others so that they can be aware too.
Source: Master Citizen
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