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The Special Committee on Naturalization (SCN) has jurisdiction over petitions for acquisition of Philippine Citizenship by administrative proceedings in accordance with Republic Act No. 9139 (RA No. 9139), otherwise known as "The Administrative Naturalization Law of 2000."

 A. Composition of the Special Committee on Naturalization

 Pursuant to Section 6 of RA No. 9139, the SCN shall be composed of the following:

a. Solicitor General - SCN Chairman;
                b. Secretary of Foreign Affairs or his representative - Member; and
                c. National Security Adviser - Member

 B. Powers of the Special Committee on Naturalization

1. Approve, deny or reject applications for naturalization;

2. Administer the oath of allegiance;

3. Issue the Certificate of Naturalization;

4. Cancel the Certificate of Naturalization; and

5. Promulgate rules and regulations for the proper implementation of RA No. 9139.

 

Schedule of Fees

A. Original Petition

Form Fee

  Php 1,000.001 Paid upon purchase of the petition form
Filling and Docketing Fee Php 39,000.002 Paid upon filing

Oath taking and

Naturalization Fee

Php 100,000.003 Paid prior to taking the Oath of Allegiance
Publication Fee Ranges from Php 30,000.00
to Php 60,000.00
Paid directly to the accredited publishing company

1  Paid in Cash.
2  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN. 
3  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN.

B. For Derivative Petition (Wife)


Form Fee Php 1,000.004 Paid upon filing
Filing and Docketing Fee Php 19,000.005 Paid upon filing
Oath taking and Naturalization Fee Php 40,000.006 Paid prior to taking the Oath of Allegiance

4  Paid in Cash.
5  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN. 
6  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN.

 
 

C. For Derivative Petition (Children)


Form Fee Php 1,000.007 Paid upon filing
Filing and Docketing Fee Php 19,000.008 Paid upon filing
Oath taking and Naturalization Fee Php 40,000.009 Paid prior to taking the Oath of Allegiance

7  Paid in Cash.
8  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN. 
9  Paid via Manager's Check payable to the Office of the Solicitor General-SCN.


Office of the Solicitor General