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How Can Philippines Nationals Renew their Passport in UAE

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Many foreign nationals live in UAE and it is considered as one of the safest nation. Philippines nationals also live in UAE in large numbers on employment visa, freelancer visa, residency visa, student visa, etc. It is not possible to go back to Philippines for passport renewal every time. It is convenient if the person can apply for Philipines passport in UAE. Every expat staying in UAE on residency visa need valid passport. Therefore after the validity ends, it is mandatory for Phillipine residing in UAE to renew passport on time. Philipine nation residing in UAE should also take care of the other document like residency visa. Emirates ID, passport and Residency visa of every Philipine national must has to be valid.


Where to apply for Philipine passport renewal in UAE

Philippine national do not have to leave UAE if they want to renew passport. Philipine national in UAE can apply for passport renewal only from two places inside UAE. Filipino expats if are in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Then they can get their passport renewed in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Expat who are staying in other UAE cities have to travel to either Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Philippine passport renewal in UAE can be done:

  • From the main Philipine embassy in Abu Dhabi.
  • Or from Philipine Consultate General Dubai

Documents required for Philippines passport renewal in UAE

There are certain requirements and documents needed to renew Philipine passport in UAE. The list of documents required in Abu Dhabi varies slightly from Dubai.


  • Original Philipine passport.
  • Keep the copies of passport data page. 
  • As well as the visa page copy.
  • Copy of email confirmation of the embassy employment including QR code.
  • Application form 
  • Fee for Philipine passport renewal.
  • Applicant have to visit Phillipine Dubai consultate embassy in person.
  • Civil registeration document- Birth certificate or marriage certificate approved by DFA. 


Abu Dhabi

  • Confirm appointment.
  • Philippine renewal application form.
  • Original passport.
  • Copy of passport bio page
  • Fee

Philippine passport renewal process in Dubai

The process of renewing Philippine passport in Dubai can be done from the consultate office. Steps are:

  • Online appointment: Firstly, for Philippine passport renewal in Dubai. Applicant have to book appointment with consultate general online. Book appointment in advance about 1 to 10 month before your Philippine passport expire. To book the appointment-
  1. Visit Philippine consulate general website to book appointment for passport renewal in Dubai.
  2. Register and then fill the information in Philipine passport renewal form
  3. And confirm the appointment.
  4. Take the print out of your appointment e-mail confirmation.
  • Document- Before visiting Philipine Consultate General in duby, check you have all the document for passport renewal.
  • Visit PCG in Dubai (Philipine Consultate General). For Philipine passport renewal in Dubai go to the consultate with all the document and your current passport. Make sure that you reach the consulate 10 to 15 minutes early to avoid last minute rush. 
  • Passport collection- After the processing is done and the renewal. Philipine can collect it from the Philipine Consultate office in Dubai.

Philippine passport renewal process in Abu Dhabi

Philippine national who are in UAE capital Abu Dhabi, can visit the Philipine embassy. Don't  directly visit the embassy. First schedule appointment with Philipine embassy in Abu Dhabi. For Philipine passport renewal in Abu Dhabi follow simple steps;

  • Book or schedule online appointment- Filipino expats in Abu Dhabi have to fix appointment for passport renewal in Abu Dhabi.
  • Document- Keep documents and the copy of visa, and current passport ready.
  • Attend appointment- Go to the Philipine embassy in Abu Dhabi on time on scheduled date with all the documents.
  • Submit passport and e-passport application. Pay fee for renewing Philipine passport.
  • Collect token- After ensuring the details and document are correct, they will call. You have to wait there until the authorities ensure there are no error.
  • Biomaterics and capturing should be done after final payment.
  • Collect renewed passport- Philipine embassy will contact you once the passport is renewed and ready.



The appointment for Philipine passport renewal in UAE must be scheduled online before going to consulate or embassy. There are minor differences in steps and requirements for Philipine passport renewal in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Renewing passport is important even for resident in UAE. Philippine visiting UAE for first time or for vacation can get tourist visa via UAE visa online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Individual who want to renew their Philipine passport in UAE have to pay passport renewal charge that is AED 240. You don't have to pay service charge if you are booking appointment in Abu Dhabi or Dubai for passport renewal.

If you can not go for collection of renewed passport in Dubai. Then, your friend can collect new passport. Your friend should submit important documents like applicant old passport and authorized letter.

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