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Last week, Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes invited everyone to Bayanihan Festival 2018, which will be held on December 21 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The festival is an annual event held by the Philippine Consulate in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. The Bayanihan Organizing Committee, along with JCA Event Organizers LLC, is… Read More

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If you are a Filipino living in Dubai and the northern emirates, we’ve got fantastic news! Get ready for a fun-filled celebration at the “Bayanihan Festival” this coming December 21, 2018. ALSO READ: How to Overcome Homesickness as an OFW Through his official Facebook page, Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes invites all kababayans to this… Read More

More than 1,000 Philippine passports have been sent over by immigration officials in Dubai and the northern emirates to the Philippine consulate, as shared by Philippine Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes at a press briefing last August 13 (Monday). Cortes told Filipinos who wish to avail of the UAE amnesty program and those whose passports are not in their… Read More

When working abroad, Filipinos go to the Philippine embassy to process important documents. For instance, when Pinoys in Dubai need to renew their passport or apply for a marriage certificate, they head to the office of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in the emirate. However, since embassies often operate on weekdays, most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)… Read More

A delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila is visiting Dubai next week, April 2-7, 2018. Their purpose will be to promote community engagement as well as to bring the Philippine government closer to the people by using social media channels. Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes shared that the delegation will include DFA Undersecretary… Read More

For Filipinos in Dubai, getting a Good Conduct Certificate has just gotten easier. Previously, it was announced that applicants need to go to a police station for fingerprinting. However, through a new appointment system — Pinoys can have this done at the Philippine Consulate. The Good Conduct & Behavior Certificate is a new requirement for getting… Read More

Some of you may be planning to bring your family here, so we’ve discussed before about how to sponsor your child in the UAE. This time, we will talk about you can renew the passport of your child, particularly if he or she is 5 years old or below. For children who are 5 years old… Read More

A few weeks ago, the President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, approved a new law for domestic workers. Federal Law No. 10 of 2017 contains 41 articles covering rules for recruitment agencies, labour contracts, working hours, and other matters. In response, Philippine officials in the UAE expressed their gratitude… 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

pinoys visa run advisory

Filipinos abroad warned against the risks of doing visa runs. The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates is sharing a public advisory from the POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Authority) regarding the implicit risks of doing Visa runs which is considered as one of the means being used illegally by human traffickers and drug… 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

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The PCG (Philippine Consulate General) embassy of Dubai is the government office where you process various Philippine documents. As a Filipino, it is important that you know the location and details of this office for your reference. Remember that this is where you fill renew your passport, apply for marriage/death/birth certificates registered by the Philippines… Read More

register child birth dubai

The birth of every newborn Filipino child needs to be reported and registered at the Philippine embassy to make sure proper records are created. Here are the steps on how to process a “Report of Birth” in the UAE. Please take note that when you process the Report of birth, a new passport for the… Read More