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Advisory: No More Extension of PH Passport Validity

To all Filipinos, please be advised that the extension of passport validity is no longer accepted. According to a post from the Philippine Embassy in UAE, the Department of Foreign Affairs has directed all Philippine Embassies and Consulates to stop passport extension.

This is inline with the rules and regulations imposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

So for OFWs who have passports that are about to expire, this means that you cannot request to extend the validity of your passport. It is also important that you renew your passport within 10 months of the expiry date to give time for the processing.

To learn how to renew your Philippine Passport in PCG Dubai, please click here.
To learn how to renew your Philippine passport in WAFI Mall, please click here.
To learn how to renew your Philippine Passport at the PH Embassy in Abu Dhabi, please click here.

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Philippine Embassies and Consulates to Stop Passport Extension

ADVISORY

The Department of Foreign Affairs directed all Philippine Embassies and Consulates to stop passport extension.

Passports of Filipinos abroad should be valid at all times. Passports should be renewed ten (10) months before the expiry date.

The prohibition on passport extension and early renewal of passport are based on the rules and regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Below is the post from the Philippine Embassy in UAE:

Below is the official advisory:

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Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
Abu Dhabi

Public Advisory No. 02-2020

The Embassy of the Philippines wishes to inform the public that the Department of Foreign Affairs directed all Philippine Embassies and Consulates to stop passport extension.

Passports of Filipinos abroad should be valid at all times. Passports should be renewed ten (10 months) before expiry date.

The prohibition on passport extension and early renewal of passport are based on the rules and regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Kindly disseminate this information to our “kababayans” in the UAE.

Thank you.


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