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Sep
23
2014

DFA: Passport Production Back to Normal

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With sincere apologies for the delays in passport issuance, the Department of Foreign Affairs announces that the production of Philippine passport is now back to normal.

Because of the technical problems encountered, DFA’s releasing of passport were affected. And this has caused trouble to Filipinos , especially OFWs, processing for their Philippine passport application.

But the DFA assured the public that they will cope up with the delays in passport releasing, saying that it’s staff will even on holidays and weekends. DFA also wants to inform the Filipinos, especially the OFWs,  that they are doing all the necessary steps to be sure that the passports will be issued on time and delays will be covered.

Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to thank in advance the public for understanding the situation the department faces at the moment.

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Jan
31
2014

Pinoys should be using e-Passport after October 2015

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All non-machine readable passports may no longer be extended beyond October 31, 2014 and must be completely phased out by November 24, 2015.

All Filipino nationals holding Machine Readable-Ready Passports (MRRP; green passports) and Machine Readable Passports (MRP; maroon passports) will no longer be allowed to apply for an extension of the validity of these passports after October 31, 2014.

They must instead apply for a new e-Passport as soon as possible before the expiry of their current MRRP (green) or MRP (maroon) passports. Those who fail to do so will likely encounter difficulty at immigration checks when traveling through any ports of entry around the world after October 2015.

   

 

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Jan
30
2014

February Passport Renewal for Male Applicants in Riyadh

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The Philippine Embassy announces that it will undertake an outreach mission for passport renewals (male applicants only) in Riyadh Industrial City, as follows:

WHAT : Passport Renewal (For male applicants only)

WHERE : DAAWA Islamic Center, 2nd Riyadh Industrial City

WHEN : 01 February 2014 (Saturday)

TIME : 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Maximum no. of applicants: 250 male applicants only
Service will be first come – first served.

Applicants are advised to bring their most recent passports for renewal and a photocopy of the data page of their passport as there are no photocopying machines at the venue. (END)

The Philippine embassy in Riyadh also announced their Embassy on Wheels (EOW) Services schedule for 2014. 

Source: http://www.philembassy-riyadh.org/

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Dec
27
2013

PHL Embassy in Riyadh Bares EOW Schedule for 2014

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The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh announces the schedule of Consular Outreach Missions or “Embassy on Wheels” (EOW) for 2014.

Passport applicants are advised to schedule an appointment via the embassy’s website. This way, applicants have the option to pick his/her preferred time and date of going to the embassy for passport renewal.

The regular EOW will cater to the following consular services:

  • Passport renewal;

  • New passport for newborn babies;

  • Passport releasing;

  • Lost passport application;

  • Notarial and authentication services; and

  • Report of Birth registration.

 **Dates and venues may be updated without notice.

 

See the full list of Embassy-on-Wheels  in Riyadh for 2014

 

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Sep
25
2013

Passport/Consular Services for OFWs in Al Khobar Saudi: Oct-Dec 2013

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The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh announced  the schedule of the last three (3) consular services  they will conduct before year 2013 ends. The Schedule of their Consular Outreach Missions  are the following:

October 18-19, 2013
November 15-16, 2013
December  19-20, 2013

The three new schedules of Embassy on Wheels will only cater to passport applicants, may them be for renewal, replacement of lost passport or first-time applications for infants.

All applicants are required to make an appointment online though the Philippine Embassy website, www.philembassy-riyadh.org except for the following:

1. Those with final exit visas or are applying for exit;
2. Newborn children (up to one year of age);
3. Those aged 60 years and older;
4. Those with physical disabilities;
5. Those who are pregnant, and
6. Those who have lost their passports and needed replacement.

Those exempted from appointment will be accepted only on the second day of EOW and must have documents as proof of exemptions, such as medical certificate, final exit visa or certification from the company/employer.

The Embassy advises applicants to avoid taking more than one appointment to give others the opportunity to get their appointment. Requirements for renewal, new passport for children, and replacement of lost passport may be viewed on the website www.philembassy-riyadh.org.

For more information, send an e-mail or call Consular Section at consular@philembassy-riyadh.org / 011-4823816.

 

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