To all of our kabayans who are planning to renew their Philippine passports, VFS Global has reopened its Philippines ePassport Renewal Centre at Wafi Mall. The WAFI Mall service is able to provide Filipinos with no requirement to book an appointment for passport renewal. Filipinos can simply walk-in to provided they have the application form ready.
This center is available 7 days a week (yes, even on Friday and Saturday weekends). Take note that while this much more convenient, there is also a fee of about 92 Dirhams to go through this renewal process.
Please be advised that there are certain safety precautions imposed in the office given the current crisis. Read more details below on what to expect when you visit the center.
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Philippines ePassport Renewal Centre in WAFI Mall Reopens
The centre to stay open between 12pm to 8pm all days of the week
VFS Global, the world’s largest visa outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has reopened its Philippines ePassport Renewal Centre at Wafi Mall, 2nd Floor, 2 Umm Hurair 2, Dubai, with strict guidelines in place. The centre will accept ePassport renewal applications from Philippines nationals between 1200 to 2000 hrs all days of the week.
In order to ensure a safe, productive work environment for employees, while still protecting communities to the maximum extent possible from the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, VFS Global has established standardized protective measures to be followed across the centre including specific social distancing and sanitation mandates.
All customers are subjected to body temperature checks at the entrance of the centre to assess their health conditions. Any customer exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including high fever, cough and difficulty in breathing will not be permitted to enter the center and requested to return once the health condition improves.
To ensure social distancing norms are followed, the centre will accommodate only 10 customers at a time. Additionally, all customers and VFS Global employees are required to wear a face mask and gloves within the centre.
|Philippines ePassport Renewal Centre: Wafi Mall, 2nd Floor, 2 Umm Hurair 2, Dubai|
|Business hours: 1200 to 2000 hrs||Business days: Sunday to Saturday|
|Helpline: +971 42842568||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
As per the guidelines laid out by the government of Dubai, visitors above the age of 60 and children between the age of 3 – 12 years are not permitted to enter Malls, including the Wafi Mall, and hence will not be allowed inside the ePassport Renewal Centre.