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PCG Dubai

In a recent forum, Dubai Police urged Filipinos to be “partners” in upholding the laws of the UAE. They encouraged the Filipino community to dial “901” when needed, as well as to download and use the smart apps of the Dubai Police for a better and safer UAE. These specific reminders came up during a… Read More

nbi clearance application dubai

For Filipino citizens, the NBI Clearance is a document which states that they are cleared of any criminal records. Although this is not often a requirement for working in Dubai, you might find yourself needing it for other purposes, such as migration to another country. Fortunately, you do not have to be in the Philippines… Read More

things to know when doing charity in dubai

The PCG (Philippine Consulate General) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates advises Filipinos working in the UAE  to avoid spearheading fund/charity drives without legal approval. As decreed in 2015 by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, VP and PM of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Decree No (9) states that “Collection of… Read More

immigration filipinos fake documents uae

Filipinos travelling to UAE, beware of using forged or fake documents. In 2015, close to 2000 Pinoys were off-loaded due to this scenario. The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai has posted a press release where Filipinos use ‘spurious papers’ and were endorsed for a second screening because of possessing questionable documents such Affidavits of Support and… Read More

vote-elections-filipino-dubai

We recently dropped by the PCG office to cast our votes for this upcoming Philippine National Elections. For overseas Filipino workers, our voting schedule started last April 9 and will end this May 9. The month-long voting gives us time to plan our days off or time off from work to visit the Consulate in… Read More

social media uae post warning PCG Dubai

A reminder to all UAE residents to avoid posting rumors on Social Media. The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates reminds Filipinos to avoid publishing rumors on social media sites. 1 Million AED Fine for Damaging Social Peace and Public Order A press release from PCG says to “refrain from posting or… Read More

philippine passport validity extension

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates announced that all applications of extension of passport validity were accommodated last 30 December 2015. After this date, no extensions of passports will be granted unless authorized by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Those passports that need extension due to various emergencies are usually granted… Read More

How to get married in Dubai for Filipinos

For Filipinos currently living in the Dubai and wish to get married, the following documents must be submitted to the Philippine Consulate General Embassy located in Al Qusais. Below are the steps and requirements to accomplish in different scenarios. Note: Only Filipino Citizens (both parties) can be married at the Consulate General. Requirements for Filipino Marriage at the Philippine… Read More

renew-philippine-passport-dubai

For Filipinos wanting to renew their Philippine Passport in Dubai, or needing to upgrade to the ePassport, this is a post to guide you about the process. If your passport is about to expire, don’t wait further as you might get denied to travel. You will have a hard time travelling back to the Philippines… Read More