An acknowledgment is the act by which a person who has executed a legal document goes before a competent officer and declares it to be his true and voluntary act and deed. When a person who has executed a legal document appears personally before an officer of the Philippine Embassy and is acknowledged thereof, the officer shall execute a Certificate of Acknowledgment.

The requirements for the Issuance of a Certificate of Acknowledgment are as follows:

  1. Original copy and two (2) photocopies of the legal document executed. Kindly note that the Embassy does not offer photocopying service;
  2. Personal appearance;
  3. Original passport and photocopy of photopage of the passport (Note: the Embassy does not offer photocopying services) and,
  4. Payment of processing fee: can be found in this link