• The death of a Filipino citizen abroad should be reported to, and registered with, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the Philippine Embassy / Consulate General having jurisdiction over the locality where the event took place.
  • Death of a Filipino citizen in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmaniae reported to the Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne.
  • Kindly download, use and print the Report of Death (ROD) form of the Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne Click here to download the form ;
  • Save in your email a soft copy of the accomplished ROD form for easy editing should there be a need to correct entries to comply with the requirements and policies of the Philippines;
  • The Consulate highly recommends that the form be typewritten with no erasures as this is considered as a permanent record;
  • The Consulate has the discretion to reject forms that are:
    • Sloppily accomplished;
    • With erasures;
    • With wrong entries; or
    • With a wrong stamp by the notary public.
  • Original documents submitted will be returned to the applicant together with the Applicants’ Copy of the Report of Death;
  • Report of Death will be released after THREE (3) WORKING DAYS;

Kindly arrange FOUR (4) SETS in this order.

  1. Duly accomplished and signed REPORT OF DEATH FORM
    Click here to download the form ;
    • Only for deceased Filipino citizens
    • Four (4) Original copies in typewritten form
  2. DEATH CERTIFICATE issued by the Australian Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages;
    • With a registry number issued by the Civil Registrar or Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages of the state/territory where the death took place in Australia
    • It must show the personal circumstances of the deceased
    • Apostilled by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
    • Original and four (4) photocopies
  3. Certificate of Cremation (for cremated remains)
    • Original and four (4) photocopies
  4. Proof of Filipino citizenship of the deceased: Data page of the Philippine PASSPORT of the deceased, Australian Permanent Resident Card, Work Permit, or Dual Citizenship documents (Identification Certificate and Approval Order).
    • Original and four (4) photocopies
  5. Affidavit of Delayed Registration of Death is required if application is filed more than one (1) year after the occurrence.
    [Click here to download the form] 
    • Original and four (4) photocopies
  6. Fee: AUD45.00 Cash and Debit Card only
  7. “Express Post” large-sized (A4) envelope which can be obtained at any Australia Post for return mail
    • the processed ROD will be sent to an Australian address using this envelope
    • the Consulate assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage in the mail or courier service
    • with Signature on Delivery sticker

  • The personal copy of the ROD will be sent by mail within three (3) working days from receipt of complete documents.
  • The Philippine Consulate will transmit the ROD to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) via the Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of Consular Affairs.
  • There is a waiting period of at least 4 to 6 months for the availability of PSA copy in security paper.
  • Applicants may obtain a PSA Report of Death by providing the transmittal details (Despatch number, Reference Number and Date of transmittal) to the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  • Kindly send an email (after 4-6 months) for PSA transmittal details either to:
    • The Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne Email: [email protected]  or through
    • The Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of Consular Affairs Consular Records Division (OCA-CRD) Email: [email protected]  Telephone No. (+632-834-4000 / +632-836-7744).
  • Philippine Statistics Authority Contact Details:
      • Civil Registration Service Building PSA Complex, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Telephone No. (02) 8461-0500 local 702, 703 or 705
    Mobile No. (Text Message Only) 0916 792 8197
    0905 527 6465
    0951 631 6050
    0928 917 5394
    PSA Email Addresses: [email protected] 
    [email protected] 
    [email protected] 



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