Affidavit of Support & Guarantee in PH Consulate San Francisco, California, USA

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The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco offers notarial services for those who need an Affidavit of Support & Guarantee (ASG), which is frequently meant to be used within the Philippines before departure.

The Philippine Consulate General, located at 447 Sutter St., San Francisco, California 94108 USA, is where Overseas Filipino Workers who live in San Francisco can apply for ASG. The applicant has two options to apply: booking an appointment through email or personally visiting the PCG office. However, there is a daily limitation that is based on first-come, first-served. The PCG office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Please be advised that certain requirements, such as a valid passport or ID, must be submitted with the ASG application form.

The existence of an ASG does not guarantee the issuance of a visa or admission. It is a sort of form for the documents required to obtain a visa. ASG documents are usually requested by Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) authorities from Filipinos who get assistance from their relatives or who plan to visit relatives in San Francisco.

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San Francisco-based Filipino citizens must submit an Affidavit of Support & Guarantee (ASG) if they wish to sponsor their relatives up to the fourth degree.


Please provide the following in two sets, original and photocopies:

  • Personal appearance
  • Original Affidavit of Support & Guarantee (ASG) form completed but not signed – Downloadable Form here –
  • Applicant’s valid identification document (ID), such as a driver’s license, passport, or government ID, for every document (original and photocopy). Please remember the following regarding the ID photocopy:
  • A readable and clear photocopy of a valid ID that clearly shows the applicant(s)’ full name and signature.
  • Applicant’s signature and full and correct name (Given Name, Middle Name, and Last Name) must be present on the valid ID that is to be provided.
  • Self-addressed Prepaid Mailing Envelope from a courier of choice (do NOT use FEDEX) labeled with the recipient’s address, or a Self-addressed Stamped Return Envelope with the proper stamps and tracking number (USPS Express or Priority Mail).
    • Note: Please do not put the Philippine Consulate as the sender. “To Bill the Sender” should be written on the shipping label.
    • $25.00 notarial fee

Note: There are no refunds for any fees. Payment for fees should be made to the “Philippine Consulate General” by money order, bank draft, certified check, cashier’s check, credit/debit card (with a convenience fee), or cash. PCG does not take personal checks.

To ascertain the validity of the documents submitted, the identity of the person signing the documents, etc., the Philippine Consulate General has the right to request further proof or documentation from an applicant.

  • Proof of your capacity to pay for all of their expenses while they are in the USA, such as bank statements or an employment contract.
  • Marriage certificate, an authentic birth certificate from the PSA or NSO, or any other document proving the relationship.
  • Copy of the sponsored individual’s data and visa documents, or the individual’s passports

How to Apply for ASG at the PCG Office in San Francisco, California, USA

Here is how to apply for an Affidavit of Support & Guarantee (ASG) at PCG San Francisco:

Step 1: Email Provide your complete name, your desired time and date, your contact details, and the purpose of the document (Affidavit of Support & Guarantee).

Step 2: Wait patiently until you receive the reservation confirmation.

Step 3: Screenshot the email confirmation.

Step 4: Gather all the required documents. Don’t forget to bring two sets of documents: a photocopy set and an original set.

Step 5: Arrive on the appointed day and time at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco.

Step 6: Present the ASG form at the notarial counter together with the other documents.

Step 7: PCG personnel will prepare documents that must be signed.

Step 8: Wait patiently until you hear the PCG personnel call your name or number.

Step 9: Sign the required documents in front of the PCG personnel.

Step 10: Pay a $25.00 notarial fee.

Step 11: Wait for the notarized documents to arrive.

Important Reminders

Take note of the following reminders:

  • Only mail will be used to release ASG documents.
  • The Philippine Consulate General disclaims any liability for any postal delays or misdirected documents while they are in the courier service’s control. The applicant can track their envelopes at the website of the courier of their choice, and they should take note of the tracking numbers for each envelope they use and submit.
  • If the document(s) you submit are not clear, incomplete, or inaccurate, your application will be denied.
  • All documents must be translated into English legally.
  • Sponsorship is prohibited for some visa categories, including those that involve household service workers (HSWs).
  • For children (17 years of age and under) and seniors (60 years of age and above), there is no need to submit Affidavits of Support & Guarantee (ASG).
  • The applicant(s) must sign the document(s) in person in front of the personnel or officials of the Philippine Consulate.
  • The passport must contain the applicant’s true legal name for the document(s) to be notarized. The signature on the notarial document must also match the applicant’s passport and any other valid type of ID.
  • If any documents are presented for notarization that have been altered or falsified, personnel or officials of the Philippine Consulate have the right to confiscate them. The owners of the necessary documents and the fixers will be facing legal action.
  • Only personally signed documents that have been self-executed will be acknowledged by the Philippine Consulate.

Sample Form of Affidavit of Support Template

You can check out this sample form below to get an idea of what you can write in the said ASG template:

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Contact Information

Philippine Consulate General San Francisco, California, USA
Address: 447 Sutter St Fl 6, San Francisco, CA, United States, California
Contact Number: +1 (415) 433-6666 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) / +1 (415) 269-2090 (Emergency)
Email Address:

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