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How to replace lost Philippine passport in UAE – Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi guide

 

YOU WILL NEED

  • ePassport application form, available at embassy (or download here)
  • Original copy of Report of Loss from UAE Immigration Office and stamped by the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters and with English translation
  • Photocopy of Report of Loss document
  • Photocopy of lost passport (if available)
  • Birth Certificate authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)-Manila
  • Original Affidavit of Loss filed at the embassy (Fee: AED100)
  • AED80 verification fee for lost passport (this will take at least two weeks)
  • Passport fee of AED600

 

Notes:

For married women, present Marriage Contract duly stamped by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (if married in the UAE) or authenticated by DFA-Manila (if married in the Philippines)

 

PROCEDURE




Step 1. Schedule an appointment through http://auhpe.checkappointments.com to renew your passport. Visit the embassy on your appointment date.

 

Step 2. On your scheduled appointment, get a priority number from the officer at the Consular Section entrance. Wait for your turn.

 

Step 3. Proceed to processing or encoding section where you will have your details and photo taken.

 

Step 4. You will be handed a printout of your passport application. Check all data for accuracy or typos before signing the sheet. Any other alterations after this will incur a fee or the renewal of your passport to correct the error.

 

Step 5. Pay passport processing fee at the cashier and leave the passport application at the counter. You will be given a stub indicating the date when you can claim your passport. Do not lose this stub.

 

Step 6. Current waiting time for passport processing is 30 to 60 days. When claiming your new passport, bring your claim stub and your old passport for cancellation. Passports will only be released to the applicant, unless the applicant is a minor, in which case a parent may claim the passport with presentation of identification. Immediate family members may also be authorized to claim the passport, if there is a valid reason (they will need to bring an authorization letter and the original and photocopy of their ID). Passports may be claimed on scheduled date between 3pm to 5pm.

 

To check whether your passport is ready, go to http://abudhabipe.dfa.gov.ph/passport-for-release You may also email auhpe@philembassy.ae

 

Passports left unclaimed for more than six months will be sent back to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila for disposal.

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