Philippine Passport Renewal in UAE

Philippine Embassy Abu Dhabi Passport Renewal

If you are a Filipino and residing in UAE, you should know the process of Philippine passport renewal as one day you might search on internet about how to renew Philippine passport so let’s begin step by step guide.

Philippine Passport Renewal:

Before proceeding to passport renewal step by step guide, please look for the type of your passport because each passport has its own renewal form, the current passports are:

1: e passport (electronic passport)
2: Regular passport

Second thing to be noted the areas where the Philippine passport can be renewed; out of 7, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the only cities where kabayan can renew their near expiry passports, Pilipinas pasaporte can be renewed at:

Philippine Embassy Abu Dhabi Passport Renewal process is very famous on internet, through below renewal guide, Filipinos living across UAE can renew their passports at both PCG Dubai (Philippine consulate general) and at embassy of the Philippines in Abu Dhabi, please follow below steps in order to get your passport renew in a quickest way including the list of required documents.

Philippine Passport Renewal Requirements:

The required documents to renew your passport are:

1.     Passport Renewal Form
2.     Existing or old passport
3.     Two copies of visa page and data page in your passport
4.     Passport renewal fee of 240 AED
5.     Email confirmation of online appointment 

Schedule of Fees:

1.     Passport Renewal: 240 AED
2.     Lost e Passport: 600 AED
3.     Lost MRP (Green Passport) 360 AED
4.     Report of birth: 100 AED
5.     Affidavit of Loss: 100 AED

How to Renew Philippine Passport:

Step 1: Online Appointment:
Online appointment for Philippine passport renewal in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is must.
For those who want to renew their passports must need to book an online appointment first.

Click this link for PCG Dubai Appointment.

To book appointment for Philippine embassy, Abu Dhabi click this link

Applicant will require an account to access the service, once logged in and completed the appointment, you will get the confirmation email similar to the image showing below.

philippine passport renewal appointment email confirmation

Please book your appointment 8 – 10 months prior to the expiration of your passport with the exception of the following:

A.    Children under 12 years of age or below
B.    Senior citizens (60 years old or above)
C.    Visibly pregnant women
D.    People with special needs 

Above mentioned applicant can proceed to Courtesy Lane.

Step 2: Fill the Passport Renewal Form:

Click on below links to download the both e passport renewal form and regular passport renewal form.

Step 3: Visit Consulate or Embassy:

Once you have downloaded, filled the application form and arranged the above required documents, visit the Philippine consulate Dubai or embassy located in Abu Dhabi for the submission of your documents, try to reach 15 minutes ahead of the schedule date.

Step 4: Collection of your Passport:

The collection time after submitting the Philippine passport application form is 6 – 12 weeks, please follow below instructions to claim your passport:

1.     Proceed to passport releasing section
2.     Put claim stub on the tray and wait for your name announcement.
3.     Submit old passport for cancellation stamp with original receipt
4.     Get passport, check personal details on new passport such as your full name, dob, place of birth, passport number etc
5.     Sign on pad to acknowledge receiving of new passport.  

If applicant cannot collect his/her passport by itself, the authorized immediate family members such as father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, son or daughter can collect the passport by showing:

·       Authorization letter
·       ID of authorized person (original/copy)

Philippine Passport Release:

Do not call to Philippine consulate Dubai passport release section or embassy in Abu Dhabi for the inquiry of your passport renewal, you can check and track online if your passport is released or not through Philippine passport release link.

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Important Points:

·       If you are not serious to go on the appointed date, cancel your appointment by sending email to before 5 days of your scheduled appointment, it will definitely help kabayans to book their favorite slots.

·       Unclaimed passports after 6 months from the date of issuance will be cancelled and disposed of as per department order No. 37-03.

·       All passports are printed in the Philippines with validity of 10 years for adults and 5 years for minors.

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