Philippine passport renewal services will resume on April 12.


Indian and Philippine passport services suspended in UAE


DUBAI – Indian passport services in Dubai and Philippine passport services in the UAE were suspended on Tuesday (March 24) as part of preventive safety measures amid the coronavirus pandemic.

For Indian nationals, the Consulate General of Dubai said that passport services will remain suspended until April 7.

“Any emergency case can be brought to the notice of the consulate via an email to [email protected] with documents explaining the emergency,” according to an advisory.

For Filipinos, passport services in the consulate in Dubai and the embassy in Abu Dhabi will remain suspended until April 8.

Passport renewal services will resume on April 12, according to the Philippine embassy in Abu Dhabi.

Officials said all frontline consular services are suspended in support of the enhanced preventive measures of the UAE to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Filipinos who were scheduled for passport renewal service from March 24 to April 8 were advised to renew their passport anytime from April 12 to May 12 (Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm) without the need of a new appointment.

Those with urgent concerns are advised to call or send a message to +971508137836. ICA/Expat Media

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