≡ Menu






Philippine Consulate

how to check if your philippine passport is released dubai

If you applied for a Philippine passport renewal and have already gone to the Consulate in Al Qusais for your appearance, all you need to do is wait from 6-8 weeks for your new passport to be issued to you. Also Read: On Employers Keeping Passport of their Employees Now the question is how will… Read more

philippine independence day 2019 dubai

June 12 is the date that marks the Philippine Independence Day and on its 121st year, there are activities and events being organized to celebrate the Pinoy spirit! Filipinos are one of the largest communities in the UAE (approximately 700,000 Pinoys) and below we list down the events you should watch out for. On another… Read more

how to notarize documents pcg dubai

Whether you are getting married, applying for NBI clearance, or processing officials documents, you will need to have these notarized at the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Dubai. The notarization is a process in which documents are authenticated (with red ribbon) in order to validate them. In our case, we were applying for a loan… Read more

Calling on Filipinos to Join Pageant Contests at Bayanihan Festival 2018 6

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

bayanihan festival 2018 2

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