Philippine Passport Renewal in Dubai


It’s that time again. That inconvenient requirement of renewing my passport. Actually, my passport is still valid till September. But one must have at least 6 months valid passport to travel and I don’t want to miss any opportunity to see the world! 😀  So the question is .. 


  1.  Get an appointment. Here’s where the confusion is. Previously, Philippine Consulate General in Dubai accepts appointment requests through their Facebook account (weird, I know. A government agency should not use a social media platform to do official transactions, but I digress). However, they’ve changed their process. You now have to book an appointment on their online portal : Dubai PCG Passport Appointments
    • Register your details on the portal.
    • Choose a date 
    • Once you have an appointment, you’ll get an email confirmation. 
  2. appointmentScreening. On your appointment date, you will go to Encoder 2 for screening. Here’s where they check your documents to see if they’re complete and that you actually have an appointment on that date. 
  3. Pay. Go to room 3 (Cashier) and pay AED 250 for passport renewal. 
  4. Encoding.  Go to room 4 for encoding. Here’s where everything takes time. You really have to wait with a capital W. By the time you finish, you’re already bestfriend’s with your seatmate.  When it’s your turn, they take your documents, encode data, take your picture, thumb prints and digital signature. 
  5. Realeasing. Passports will be released 8 weeks from your appointment date. Bring your receipt to collect. A list of released passports are posted on the Consulate webpage

And you’re done!

I wish it was just this easy. But its’ really not. 


Let me give you some tips based on my experience. 

  • Be there on time. I’m telling you, you don’t want to wait for a long time. If you come late, you’ll be the last to be served. 
  • Wear appropriate clothing. No slippers, no shorts, no revealing outfit. Just be decent.
  • Don’t bother going there without an appointment. They won’t help you. (Unless maybe if you have “wasta” inside)
  • Charge your phones/gadgets. I know that they prohibit the use of mobile phones but with the long wait you’ll need to entertain yourself. Just don’t use the phone for calling and put it on silent. Better yet, bring a book!


With regards to the appointment schedule, I know how frustrating it could be checking the online portal and not finding any available dates. I, myself got so desperate that I was looking for someone who has “inside” connections just so I could get an appointment! I did not find anyone who can help me so I just checked the portal everyday. As in every. single. day. until I found an available spot (somebody must have cancelled!)

And also, Dear Kabayans, don’t post your details on Facebook. It’s not safe! If you are reading this, then you have must have seen this link somewhere or you have “googled” how to apply for passport which means you have the time to go online (and not just browse FaceBook!). Please be patient and just keep trying on the portal. 

Posting your passport and contact details on Facebook just opens you up for possible scams (cell phone scams, identity theft, etc).

Hope this helps!


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  • Mitch

    Good evening.. Hello po, Asked lang po sana regarding sa renewal ng passport. Uwi po kasi ako sa pinas this coming May at balik din pagka June.. yung passport ko po ay mag expired na this coming November 2018.
    Magakaka problema po ba ako pagbalik baka po kasi matagal pa nila e process yung renewal at maabutan ako pag balik ko sa June at hindi ko pa makuha. Meron po bang process para mapabilis makuha sa pinas ko naman cya kukunin pag uwi ko
    Need your advised po salamat😊

    January 19, 2018 at 11:55 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Sa kasalukuyan, 21 days lang ang average processing time ng passport renewal. Depende kung kelan ang next available appointment dito. Kung mag file ka ng renewal dito at hindi umabot ang bagong passport by Jun, makaka uwi ka pa din naman gamit yung lumang passport mo. Sa pag balik mo sa June ipakita mo na lang yung resibo na ng renew ka na.

      Kung gusto mo makasiguro, mag request ka ng extension of validity same day na magpa renew ka.

      January 21, 2018 at 7:09 AM Reply
      • Jaq

        Hi Mr. Alvin, ask q lang po sana ano maganda gawin, visa renewal ng husband q is end of March 2018 and expiry ng passport nia is June 2018. Wala ng 6 months validity ng passport nia sa date ng renewal ng visa nia and worried kami na baka magkaproblema yung process ng visa renewal dahil dun. Nagttry aq makakuha ng appointment para sa renewal online, pero lumalabas online na wala na available slot for the whole year. Any advice or alternative way para mkapagrenew xa ng passport before ng visa renewal nia.. Thanks

        January 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Pumunta na lang po kayo sa consulate at ipaliwanag na kailangan mag renew ng visa kaya irenew na ang bago mag March/2018.

          Saka hindi po totoo na wala ng appointment slot for the whole year, kaka check ko lang po at may slots available ng April.

          January 23, 2018 at 9:19 AM Reply
  • Michelle

    Hello Po, asked ko lang po sana kasi yung passport ko po ay mag expire na this coming Nov.2018 at uuwi po ako ng pinas this coming May
    makakauwi pa po ba ako nito at with in 6 months pa po naman ako at sa pinas na po ako mag process for renewal bali ang balik ko po ay sa june.
    please need your advised po

    January 19, 2018 at 7:43 PM Reply
  • Lyn

    Hello po Sir Alvin. Bale Expired na po employment visa ko last week (January 11, 2018) nsa renewing process po ang visa ko, mkakapagrenew po ba ako ng passport kht expired na visa ko? Bale my appointment po ako sa thursday (janaury 18, 2018).

    January 15, 2018 at 11:42 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      OO sabihin mo sa Consulate na kailangan muna ma renew passport mo para ma renew ang visa mo.

      January 16, 2018 at 7:02 AM Reply
      • aiza osabel

        hi good day sir Alvin, just wanna share my situation right now… yung passport ko mag expire ng August 30,2018.. Then plan na mag travel kme sa london by March to april just 10days…so from april to august 4 months remaining validity nalng ang passport ko..Then im planning na i renew ang passport Q so i start sa online appointment kaso april pa… so naisip ko na for extension nlng muna apply ko..kasi kung renew ko sya matatagalan ang release since march aalis na kme to london..mag aayos ng papel.. advise naman po sayang ang trip to london…pwede din ang mag renew sa pinas at gumawa ng appointment. MkKauwi nman ako but you know sayang yung london trip sana..

        January 18, 2018 at 12:17 AM Reply
        • aiza osabel

          usually ilan days po ba ang processing.. may pwede po kaya aq lapitan.. ?salamat po…mobile no. ko 0565—–9 taga abu dhabi po aq…salamt po sa magiging advise

          January 18, 2018 at 12:20 AM Reply
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            Sa kasalukuyan 21 days ang processing ng passport renewal. For your own protection and privacy, binura ko yung mobile number mo sa comment mo. Ang karaniwan kong advice sa mga nag mamadali mag renew is mag check araw araw dahil baka maka tyempo ng may mag cancel.

            January 18, 2018 at 6:57 AM
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Subukan mo pa extend pero kailangan may proof ka na mag travel ka ng March-April para maipakita mo na less than 6 months na lang validity ng passport mo during that time.

          January 18, 2018 at 6:52 AM Reply
  • RL

    Hello po. Bago lang po ako dito sa Dubai. Maeexpire na po kasi yung passport ko soon, and online po wala ng avail na slots before the expiry date of my passport. Wala naman po bang magiging problema if magpa appointment ako for passport renewal sa date na expired na yung passport ko? Like penalty or something? I’m not planning to travel naman po this year. Thank you.

    January 10, 2018 at 7:37 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Wala naman pong penalty, pero mag check ka araw araw kasi may mga cancellation baka magkaron ng available slot ng mas maaga.

      January 11, 2018 at 7:01 AM Reply
      • lime

        Sir Alvin, anu po ung circumstances once nag renew ng passport dito sa dubai pero failed to claim ang renewed passport? but the old passport is still valid till month of MARCH 2018. ANU po ang mangyayari sa na renewed na passport?

        January 11, 2018 at 5:35 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          I dispose yung bagong passport at kailangan mo mag apply ulit ng bago.

          January 13, 2018 at 1:51 PM Reply
          • lime

            Sir Alvin,

            regarding sa di ko na claim na passport, do i need bah ng unclaimed paper before ako magpa book ng appointment? Ang ginawa ko kasi since nakapag pa book na ako ng appointment on March 18 kasi un nlng ang maagang slot since ma expire na ang passport ko this March 26, 2018. okay lng po bah mag renew ulit?

            Salamat po.

            January 13, 2018 at 4:47 PM
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            I would assume na kakailanganin mo ng dokumento na mag aabiso sa DFA sa Manila na meron ka nang bagong passport pero hindi mo nakuha para ma update ang system. Alamin mo na lang direkta sa Consulate.

            January 14, 2018 at 7:35 AM
  • Mae

    Hi Po Sir tanong ko lang po.pede po ba ako mag extension ng validity ng passport ko? uuwi po sana ako ng pinas for a week lang kasi graduation ng anak ko, Aug 7 2018 expiration ng passport ko, uuwi ako ng March 23 2018, one week lang po ako sa pinas din balik ako agad dito sa dubai. as far as i know ok lang ako pa uwi less than six months expiration passport ko but pabalik ako hindi sure. please i need your help po. thank you

    January 8, 2018 at 2:33 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Mag pa renew ka na dito, tapos ipakita mo lang sa airline saka sa immigration yung resibo na nakapag pa renew ka na.

      January 9, 2018 at 6:57 AM Reply
      • paul binoy

        Dear Sir,

        Meron pa rin bang passport extension sa Philippine Consul sa Dubai? Magkano ang charge nila? Ung pinsan ko po kasi is on visit visa ,ikukha namin siya ulit ng 3 months visa pero sabi ng agent namin, she needs to renew ung passport kasi less than 6 months nalang raw.

        January 10, 2018 at 11:25 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Emergency cases na lang po ang tinatangap for passport validity extension. Maari po kayo dumirekta sa Consulate baka mapakiusapan.

          January 10, 2018 at 2:53 PM Reply
  • Elaine

    Hi. Is it possible to renew the passport here in Dubai even if you are currently on visit visa/cancelled visa?

    January 6, 2018 at 9:30 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Paki siguro na lang po na narito kayo by the time na ma issue yung bagong passport.

      January 7, 2018 at 10:14 AM Reply
      • Pauline

        Hi Alvin, ask ko lang sana if pwede kong irenew ang passport ko this Feb 1, 2018 kahit na 2020 pa ang expiry nya?
        Also April 1 ,2018 ang flight ko aabot kaya ang pag release ng new passport ko if Feb 1,2018 nga ang appointment ko? If hindi ba umabot I can still get a schengen visa at mkakaflight ako sa bansan pupuntahan ko gamit ang old but valid passport ko? Maraming Salamat 🙂

        January 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Wag ka muna mag renew kung 2020 pa yung validity nung current passport mo, unless, naubusan ka na ng bakanteng page. Wala naman nakasaad na restriction sa DFA kung kelan lang pwede mag renew.

          Sa kasalukuyan, 21 days lang ang average renewal ng passport. Ibig sabihin aabot pa ng April 2018 kung mag renew ka ng February/2018. At kung hindi man, valid pa naman yung lumang passport mo at hindi naman kukunin sa iyo yun habang wala pa yung bago. Makaka travel ka pa din.

          January 8, 2018 at 7:05 AM Reply
  • Omar

    Sir Alvin I need your help po. Yung passport ko po kasi expired na nung December 12. Then Yung Appointment ko po for renewal is on March 1 pa. Im planning to take my vacation on May. Makaabot pa po kaya? Pa-suggest naman po ano pwede gawin. Pwede bako magrenew dito on March 1 then for pickup nalang sa pinas?

    January 6, 2018 at 5:59 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Ang average duration ng passport renewal sa kasalukuyan is 21 days. Base sa kasalukuyang average, aabot naman sa May/2018 yung bagong passport mo. Pero recommend ko pa din na mag check ka araw araw kasi may mga cancellation baka maka tyempo ka ng mas maagang appointment.

      January 7, 2018 at 10:13 AM Reply
      • jackie

        hi tanong k lng po pwede ba walk in sa phil. consulate para sa passport renewal? kse ma eexpired na pla passport ko sa feb2,2018, ngyn lng nag remind HR namin… tpos nag check ako for appointment available dates pa e march 12 onwards.. pano po kaya pag ganon case? tnx po

        January 8, 2018 at 12:40 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Ang tinatangap lang po na walk-in is emergency cases, domestic workers saka kids under the age of 12. Mag set ka na ng appointment kahit sa March/2018 pa kung wala ka naman balak mag travel anytime until March/2018. Pero, mag check ka pa din araw araw dahil meron mga nag cancel ng appontment baka maka tyempo ka ng mas maagang slot.

          January 8, 2018 at 6:58 AM Reply
    • Omar

      Thanks for your input Sir. Di ba po 1 appointment lang per user? Iniisip ko kasi pag nag re-appoint ako ng earlier slot at nacancel ko na yung current slot e maunahan naman ako dun sa earlier slot. Di kaya mawala yung current appointment ko ng March 1 kung sakaling maunahan ako dun sa earlier slot?

      January 8, 2018 at 1:26 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        Oo one appointment lang, ibig sabihin pag naka tyempo ka ng available sa mas maagang slot, automatically ma cancel yung dati mong appontment. Pero hindi naman ma cancel yung original appointment mo hanggang hindi ka nakaka pili ng bagong appointment.

        January 8, 2018 at 7:02 AM Reply
  • richard

    sir alvin sa july pa magexpired passport ko,puwede ba kahit mga february pa ako mag renew,? uuwe ako july thank you

    December 23, 2017 at 12:38 AM Reply
  • maxim

    Hi, im planning to go tomorrow and i have booked an appointment already. Im just wondering if its required to wear a collared shirt? or anything lang as long as its decent? Thanks~~

    December 12, 2017 at 2:39 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Its better to wear a formal attire. It is a passport anyway, its a very important document that you present to wherever you will travel to.

      December 13, 2017 at 7:14 AM Reply
      • Hazel

        Hello po Sir Alvin.
        Bago lang po na cancelled yung visa ko. So ngayon, grace period ko po 29 days. Km planning po to get a visit visa kaya lang po my passport will expire on may 2018. Nag schedule po ako ng appointment, sa feb. 19 pa po. Pa advice naman po ano kelangan ko gawin 😭

        December 23, 2017 at 1:37 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Kailangan at least 3 months valid passport mo pag nag apply ka ng visit visa. Pag nag renew ka ng passport kailangan masiguro mo na nasa UAE ka by the time na ma issue bagong passport mo.

          December 23, 2017 at 9:22 AM Reply
          • lime

            Sir Alvin,

            My passport will expire this March 26, 2018. Tapos nka pag appointment ako ng renewal sa March 18 pa kasi yun nalang ang maagang slot na available. My concern is that this February e cancel na po yung employment visa ko. Paano po yun if need ko mag exit tapos ang passport ko papa expire na or expired na? Ano po ang solusyon?

            January 11, 2018 at 4:04 PM
  • Nel

    Hi po, ask ko lang po sana if pwede na ako magrenew ng passport sa january 2018 kahit na february 2019 pa maexpired passport ko.

    Residence visa ako pero expireration niya is april 2018.

    Thank you!

    December 11, 2017 at 7:51 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Wala naman po nakalalgay na restriction sa DFA tungkol sa pag rerenew ng passport kahit one year pa valid ang kasalukuyang passport.

      December 11, 2017 at 11:22 AM Reply
      • Nel

        Ah! Salamat po.

        December 11, 2017 at 12:48 PM Reply
      • Shainne

        Requirement ba ang Birth Certificate sa pagrerenew ng passport sa January 2018 dito sa Dubai?

        December 11, 2017 at 1:28 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          In some cases, lalo na dun sa mga passport na hindi naka saad yung city/municipality sa place of birth.

          December 12, 2017 at 7:29 AM Reply
  • Clinton

    Hello sir pa advice nmn po isa po akong visit visa dto sa dubai ang expired po ng visit visa ko eh jan 3 2018 mag rerenew po ako ng passport kasi po mag expired npo sa july 31 2018 nkapag appointment napo ako sa dec 21 abot pa po ba un hanggang ma expired ung visit visa ko ? Or kailangan ko po muna kumuha ulit ng 3 months visit visa para makapag renew ng passport dto sa dubai anu po ang magandang gawin? Salamat po

    December 11, 2017 at 6:47 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Mag renew ka muna ulit ng visit visa kasi kailangan mo mapatunayan sa cosulate na nandito ka para makolekta yung bagong passport.

      December 11, 2017 at 6:55 AM Reply
  • Miss

    Sir, Good Evening po. Ask ko lang po if pwede po ba mag Renew ng Passport if you dont have any Visa ( TNT) in Dubai?? thank you

    November 27, 2017 at 6:28 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Isa sa mga requirement na naka saad sa eh kopya ng visa page. Pwede mo pa din subukan sabihin mo na kailangan mo ng passport para ma legalise ang status mo.

      November 28, 2017 at 7:31 AM Reply
      • Kathleen

        Hi Sir Alvin, Good day! Ask ko lang po pwde po ba mag renew ng passport ang mga visit visa holders dito sa Dubai? Kc I read na isa sa requirements ay visa page. Does it imply ung Residence Visa page na nka stamp sa passport? Thank you 🙂

        December 2, 2017 at 5:41 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Its not implied that residence visa is required, however, you have to consider the duration of the renewal, you have to ensure that your are here and your visit visa is valid for next 60 days after submission of the renewal.

          December 5, 2017 at 8:09 AM Reply
    • daffy

      Sir, mag eexpire na po visit visa ko sa december 10, 2017, pwede pa po bang mag renew ng passport sa december 7 (appointment date) which is mag expire sa may 31,2018.

      November 28, 2017 at 8:12 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        I renew mo muna yung visit visa mo para mapatunayan mo sa consulate na nandito ka by the time na ma issue yung bagong passport.

        December 5, 2017 at 8:22 AM Reply
      • Hazel

        Daffy. Hello po. Na renew nyo po ba yung passport nyo kahit naka visit visa lang po kayo? Please reply po. Yan po kasi problem ko now 😭

        December 23, 2017 at 1:32 AM Reply
  • mae

    Hi, ung passport ko po mageexpire ng Jan 3, 2018.. Nagcheck ako ng schedule na date para sa appointment kaso january 28, 2018 na ung next available appointment. Wla bang issue un kasi expiration ng passport ko is january 3, 2018?

    November 19, 2017 at 1:56 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Kung hindi ka naman mag travel wala naman problema. Pero mag check ka araw araw kasi merong mga nag cancel ng appointment. Pag na bakante yung slot pwede i-book ng iba.

      November 20, 2017 at 7:01 AM Reply
  • gilbert

    hi tanong kulng po kun pwede ako makapag vacation leave ng march 15, 2018 ang balik ko po april 21, 2018 expire po ng passport ko march 26, 2018? e renew ko po sya sa pilipinas. ska po pag balik ko uae yun visa kuna man po mg expire ng april 24 2018 residence visa po ako. salamat po.

    October 18, 2017 at 9:24 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Makaka uwi ka naman. Tiyakin mo lang na may appointment ka na bago ka umuwi ng Pinas.

      October 19, 2017 at 7:17 AM Reply
      • gilbert

        salamat po.

        October 19, 2017 at 8:38 PM Reply
      • sara

        Hi po Sir Alvin ask ko lng po sana if ngeextend pa ng validity ng passport khit upto 6 mos lang, kasi po up for visa renewal n po ung husband ko kaso lang ung expiration ng visa nia eh s April 2018 na. need kasi n 6 mos valid pa ung passport before marenew. Thanks po!

        October 24, 2017 at 12:56 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          For emergency cases na lang po ang validity extension.

          Ang pagkaka alam ko po 3 months passport validity lang ang required for visa renewal. Ibig sabihin pwede pa mag renew ng visa mister mo.

          October 25, 2017 at 6:57 AM Reply
      • Sicnarf

        Good day sir, ask ko lang po. december 2017 po ma expired passport ko and my appointment po ako ng Nov 2017 pero yung pag check ko po today sa sytem ng philippine consulate wala napo ung appointment ko. hindi ko pa alam kung may sira po ba ung system nila. wla napong slot ng Month of December. so january2017 pde mag book ulit ng appointment. pano po kaya yun?

        October 25, 2017 at 1:53 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          May natangap ka dapat na email nung una ka nag set ng appointment. Pwede mo dalhin yung print-out nung email na yun bilang katunayan na may appointment ka ng December/2017. Wag ka mag book ng bago kung meron kang email.

          Kung wala ka natangap na email, wala kang choice kundi mag book ng panibago.

          October 25, 2017 at 2:52 PM Reply
    • Jonery

      Hi sir..ask ko lng…nagpaappointment aq last oct.23 kaso hind ko npuntahan, chineck ko ulit online eh ang slot s january 3 pa, kaso maeexpire na passport ko jan.6…panu po bah ggawin ko pwd po bah direct pumunta dun kahit tapos n ung appointment date ko? Kng s jan.3 p..hnd ba aq magkkaproblema..? Thanks po..

      October 27, 2017 at 6:28 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        Hindi na tumatangap ng walk-in sa passport renewal. Check mo araw araw dahil merong mga nag cancel ng appointment baka ma tyempo ka.

        Kung hindi ka naman mag byahe saka kung valid pa naman UAE ID mo saka visa wala namang problema kung sa January ka pa makapag renew.

        October 28, 2017 at 7:51 AM Reply
  • Jan vincent

    Hi Sir Alvin .

    Pwede po ba eclaim sa pinas ung renewed passport? May 2018 kc expiry ng passport ko kaso ung appointment ko is Nov 15 tapos uuwi ako pinas by Dec 26 bka di ako aabot sa pg claim sa new one. Meron po ba rush option and magkano po dito sa UAE?

    Thanks po sir God bless

    October 8, 2017 at 6:45 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Walang rush option dito sa Dubai. Hindi ka na ba babalik ng Dubai? Sa tingin ko naman aabot yung bago mong passport kung sa 26 pa ang uwi mo. Ang average duration ng renewal recently is 3 weeks.

      Kung hindi man umabot itanong mo sa consulate kung pwede magpag extend ng validity or kung pwede na sa Pinas mo na kunin yung bagong passport.

      October 9, 2017 at 7:20 AM Reply
      • Jan vincent

        babalik pa po sir 1 month ako doon .. ano kaya mas maganda at mabilis , doon ko na lng kaya mg parenew sa pinas ?

        October 9, 2017 at 8:35 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Mas mabuti pa. Sa Pinas merong option na rush depende kung saang DFA office ka pupunta. Kung sa Pinas ka magpapa renew, paki cancel yung appointment mo sa consulate.

          October 10, 2017 at 7:41 AM Reply
  • monarivera

    Hello, ask ko lang po. Ang passport ko ay mag-eexpired sa 15th of Jan. 2018. Pero ngayong Aug. 30 (Katapusan) may appointment na akong naka booked sa Phil. Gen. Consulate. Kaso ang visa ko sa company eh til 11th of Oct. 2017 na lng. Di na po kc ko mag-rerenew sa current company ko pero wla din akong malilipatang new company. Magkakaroon kaya ko ako ng problema sa cancellation ko s knila since and pagrerelease ng renewed passport will take for 4 to 8 weeks. Please advise me po. Thank you.

    August 27, 2017 at 10:54 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      I do not see any issues regarding the cancellation, the issue is collecting your new passport in case you are required to exit the country before your new passport is released.

      However, based on recent feedback from other Kabayan it is likely that your new passport will be issued before your cancellation. In case it is not and you are required to exit back to the Philippines – you have to inform the consulate to change the collection location of your new passport.

      August 28, 2017 at 6:48 AM Reply
      • monarivera

        Thank you po. Big help ung mga sagot n binibigay ninyo dito. May God bless you!

        August 28, 2017 at 8:48 AM Reply
    • Michelle Ann Diaz

      Hello po Sir Alvin, my passport will expire on MAy 20,2018 and I will travel to Philippines on December 29,2017. Actually po, I plan to renew my passport but the earliest time na nakuha ko po for appointment is Nov 6,which is medyo alanganin in any cases na 6 to 8 weeks ang passport release.. Just in any case po na d umabot ang passport release, is it possible to leave UAE and enter again in UAE even my passport po is 5 months before expiry during that time. thanks a lot 🙂

      September 6, 2017 at 8:38 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        Possible po as long as ipakita nyo yung resibo na nakapag renew na kayo.

        September 10, 2017 at 11:31 AM Reply
        • Michelle

          Thank you so much po Sir Alvin… Godbless

          October 26, 2017 at 5:25 PM Reply
        • Hyacinth

          Ask ko lang po pag nagpa reschedule po ba ng appoinyment for renewal of passport my bayad po ba? Salamat po

          November 30, 2017 at 12:54 AM Reply
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            Wala pong bayad and appointment scheduling and rescheduling.

            December 5, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  • ivy

    hello good morning! My passportt will expire on January 22, 2018 and plano magbakasyon sa pinas sa November or December 2017, i got an appointment sa Oct 22 pa so medyo alanganin? coz after 4-8 weeks bago marelease ang new passport. Wala ba magiging problem sa airport if nagbyahe ng malapit na mag expire ang passport? thanks..

    August 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There is no problem leaving UAE as long as your passport is valid. The issue is going back to UAE. Our immigration requires the passport to be valid at least 6 months. You can set your appointment for passport renewal in the Philippines there is an option to have the renewed passport in 10 working days subject to additional fees.

      August 19, 2017 at 5:12 PM Reply
      • Carolyn

        Hi Sir Alvin,

        My passport will expire on July 23, 2018 and I was able to get an appointment tomorrow which makes it 11 months before expiration. Pwede naman po e renew kahit 11 months pa bago mag expire po?

        August 23, 2017 at 8:58 AM Reply
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          August 23, 2017 at 1:27 PM Reply
          • Melanie

            Hello po Sir. I just want to ask something. My passport po will expire on June 2018, nagparenew po ako yesterday sa PCG Dubai. While waiting po for the release ng new passport can I use my old one to travel? Mid-November po sana ako magtravel is it possible po?

            October 25, 2017 at 9:22 PM
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            Yes, you can still travel because your passport is still valid.

            October 26, 2017 at 7:20 AM
      • julius

        Hi sir Alvin we have the same concern with ivy , my passport validity is still april and ang available na sched sa PCG dubai is nov 26 na then 4-8 weeks ang release kung magbabakasyon ako ng december or 1st week of january dina aabot- as you said sir i can still leave and travel december dubai with my passport na 4 mos nalang bago ma expire then renew nlang sa pinas max 10 working days lang po? thank you.

        September 28, 2017 at 1:33 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          If you have time to renew your passport in the Philippines its better, The 10 working days renewal duration is not available in some satellite locations of DFA.

          Please check first if the intended location do provide 10 working days passport renewal before scheduling an appointment in case you do decide to renew there.

          October 1, 2017 at 7:13 AM Reply
  • Jen

    Hi po. Ask ko lang sino naka encounter dito na whenever i’ll try to book for an appointment eh sinasabi ng system nila “All appointment times are currently reserved. Please check back again later or find an open appointment time. Thank you!”… and if I click “i wish to continue the application”, lalabas eh PLEASE SELECT DATE… but then wala naman calendar or date list na pwede pamilian.. is this a bug issue or talagang pigaan ang pagkuha ng sched?

    Thank in advance sa advice.

    July 17, 2017 at 10:55 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Its more likely that there are no time slots available on the date you prefer. The appointment system will normally show when is the next slot available.

      July 17, 2017 at 11:41 AM Reply
      • Mary ann

        Hello sir alvin my katanungan lng po ako..puwede po kaya ako magpabook ng ticket q ngaung july kc s december po bakasyon ko..pero s sept 27,2017 ang appointment ko s renewal ng passport ko..
        Mg expired ang passport ko sa feb. 14,2018.

        July 24, 2017 at 1:20 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Yes you can make your booking. You will have the option to change your passport details in the airline manage booking page in-case your new passport is released before your travel date. In-case you are not able to do that before you travel, just ensure that you have the old passport with you when you travel.

          July 25, 2017 at 9:14 AM Reply
    • Karleen

      Same here, i havent selected any date kc wala naman lumalabas na dates na pagpipilian. Did you manage to book ur appointment?

      July 24, 2017 at 9:02 AM Reply
  • Luther

    Good afternoon po gusto ko ln po sana mag tanong if possible po ba mag renew ako ng passport kahit expied na po residence visa ko sa Dubai .last month ko pn po kasi na bawi passport ko sa nakulong kon employer possible po ba maka renew ako n passport may bago npo kasi along employer at r process na nila ang papel ko please po paki bigyan ako ng answer that you po

    July 13, 2017 at 1:06 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      One of the requirement specified in the passport renewal process page is visa copy, however, it does not specify if the visa have to be valid. You may try and explain your situation to the consulate.

      July 13, 2017 at 5:16 PM Reply
      • adrian

        Dear Mr. Alvin, Is there’s any chance to extend my passport, my passport is subject and approved for renewal from the consulate,but our store had been closed with out knowing as small employee and my new “renew” contract is running for 4 months and my contract had been cancel due to closure or shut down of the store.
        DETAILS: My Passport Expired May 13, 2017, I made my appointment booking by April 2017, Booking Appointment Approved by Consulate General of Dubai- slot available is July 23, 2017. Is there’s any chance to extend my passport despite is overly expired in due situation and my contract is already been cancel and there’s a lot of job offer and I get struggle from the new company because of my expired passport they told me we can not wait from you.
        Please advise Sir. and I hope the Consulate General would allow me to extend my passport. Thanks! Adrian S.

        July 22, 2017 at 11:25 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          PCG extends passport validity for emergency cases only. I guess in your situation, it can be considered an emergency. Do you have any document or anything that can prove that your company have closed?

          July 23, 2017 at 5:41 PM Reply
  • kathy

    Hello Sir Russel Hams Manuel, i badly needed po appointment for renewal of passport kasi for renewal.ako ng working visa. Please contact me po at kung di nyo po magagamit sched nyo. Thank you po. God bless

    July 10, 2017 at 5:42 PM Reply
  • russell hans manuel

    naka sched po ng july 16 apointment nung kasama ko sa bahay para renenwal ng passport nia, ang tanong po naka record po kya yun.

    July 6, 2017 at 12:33 AM Reply
  • CJ

    Hello po ! I would like to ask regarding po sa renewal ng Passport ko. Expiry date is 11 Sept 2017 and ang nakuha ko pong slot sa PGC is 10 Sept 2017. fully booked na po ang earlier dates and now lang po ako nakapag pa-appointment. Tinanggap po ng system and binigyan po akong ng appointment. Magkakaproblema po ba ako? Salamat po !

    July 2, 2017 at 4:29 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Not if you do not travel until you get your new passport. You can check daily the appointment system because earlier slots may become available due to cancellation of others appointments.

      July 3, 2017 at 12:47 PM Reply
      • edward

        hello po pwd po ba aq luumipad ng papuntang pilipanas na expr ng passport ko this coming sep 19?

        July 3, 2017 at 6:29 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          No. You may not travel with an expired travel document. You may travel back home before the expiration of your passport.

          July 4, 2017 at 7:00 AM Reply
      • John

        Pede ba mag renew ng passport khit Hindi pa expire. Still valid for 1 year. Please advise. Tnx

        July 22, 2017 at 9:39 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          You may renew your passport even if the previous one is still valid. The recommendation from PCG is a least 10 months before expiration.

          July 23, 2017 at 5:39 PM Reply
  • Alvin | AB&Me

    It depends on the validity of your tourist visa. If your tourist visa is likely to expire before the new passport is issued it will not be possible to collect the new passport if you are already outside the country.

    June 11, 2017 at 8:44 AM Reply
    • Eihm

      Hi po! If ever po ba na napunta sa immigration yung passport ko and my old company filed an absconding case pero cleared na absconding case ko tapos nakuha ko na din po passport ko pano po ako magrerenew since hindi na valid yung residence visa ko? Thank you.

      June 20, 2017 at 2:11 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        Since you need a passport to be able to leave the country or to secure a new visa, our consulate will help you obtain new travel documents.

        June 20, 2017 at 7:06 AM Reply
    • jonaline

      Hi po ask ko lng po if pwde aq mgbkasyon po kht na 4months nlng po passport sa aug 20 po ang schedule ko pgblik ko dto dubai.thnkx po..gbu

      June 21, 2017 at 11:33 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        Yes you can, but you have to ensure to renew your passport in case you want to travel back. As per Philippine immigration requirement, passport should be valid at least 6 months when you exit the Philippines.

        June 24, 2017 at 7:15 PM Reply
    • jade aster pandongon

      Elow poh ask q lng poh maam kc mttpos n poh ung visa q e2ng oct.24 den uuwi n poh aqng pnas tnung q poh sna qng mkkpg exit poh b aq ng u.a.e ng wlng problma kc xpre ng passport q april 28 2018 so i still have 6 months validity pg uuwi aq ng oct.. ok prn poh b un..

      July 4, 2017 at 9:19 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        You won’t have a problem going back to the Philippines as long as your travel document is valid at the time of departure from UAE and arrival in the Philippines. The 6 months requirement is when departing from Philippines.

        July 5, 2017 at 6:27 AM Reply
    • cheskaocampo

      hi sir nirenew KO po passport KO s Dubai kaso po need KO ng umuwe ng pinas now pwede KO po ba makuha Yun Sa pinas please kindly help po pano

      July 19, 2017 at 11:16 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        You may, you have to go back to the consulate and advise them that you will be going home and will not be able to collect your passport here and that you intend to collect it in the Philippines.

        July 20, 2017 at 6:54 AM Reply
  • beniedick

    Good day…..ngwowork po ako dito sa dubai i lost my passport pwede bako mgparenew pero valid pa po ang passport ko till april 2018…pa lost passport and also renew ndin po sana.

    June 5, 2017 at 1:16 PM Reply
  • jomz

    expiry of passport: oct 10, 2017
    date of exit (dxb) for vacation: oct 1 or 2, 2017 (since valid p nmn pspt wala po problema 🙂 )
    renewal date appointment (dxb): aug 7,2017

    let say after ng renewal ko ng pspt at di dumating ng on or before the date ng exit ko sa dubai, pwd ko pa po ba magmit ung old pasport ko? di b nila bubutasan agad un? or useless n old pssport ko pag na released n sa pinas ung new pspt ko…salamt po.

    buntis po kc ako 8+months n ako sa paguwi ko sa no chance po kc mkarenew sa pinas need din kc blik after 2 months.

    May 30, 2017 at 1:25 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Your passport have to be valid for at least 3 months when you leave the Philippines. If at all your new passport is not available before you leave, you can go to the consulate and ask for an extension. Your case may be considered an emergency since you are pregnant. You may also arrange to have your new passport collected/delivered in the Philippines.

      May 31, 2017 at 8:40 AM Reply
      • Meh

        Diba dapat atleast 6 months validity ng passport before they can be allowed to travel and not 3 months. Nasa booking details yun nakalagay when you book for your airline ticket.

        June 2, 2017 at 9:29 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          It depends from airline or from the country travelling from.

          June 3, 2017 at 11:14 AM Reply
      • jomz

        ok po… salamt po

        June 3, 2017 at 8:08 AM Reply
      • Mae

        Good day po. Magtatanong lang po sana kung pwede po bang magbakasyon sa pinas kahit 5days valid na lang ang passport? Then doon na lang mag renew bago bumalik ng dubai?salamat po.

        June 11, 2017 at 3:05 AM Reply
  • Laurence

    Maam ano po yong mga requirements pgnag renew sa pinas ng passport pra ma prepare kna dd2 nbi clearance required pdin ba?

    May 21, 2017 at 1:32 PM Reply
  • Laurence

    Maam tanong kolang po mag babakasyon aq ngayong week wala po bang magiging problema sa immigration palabas Yong passport ko validity is November 13.2017 I’m planning to renew in philippines

    May 20, 2017 at 1:05 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There is no problem going out of UAE if your passport is still valid at the time of departure.

      May 21, 2017 at 9:07 AM Reply
  • Laurence

    Hello po. Magbabakasyon po aq ngayong week ngayon ko lng po nalaman na mageexpire na passport ko this coming November 13 2017.tanong ko lng po wala po bang magiging problema sa immigration?pag sa pinas po ba nag renew gaano katagal ang processing

    May 20, 2017 at 12:55 PM Reply
  • AMEL

    Hi Ms. Shiela and Alvin,

    Ask k lang a friend is filed with an HDO sa PINAS – but she was able to leave the country before the filing of the HDO.
    Can she be allowed to RENEW her passport here?

    May 16, 2017 at 4:24 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      A hold departure order is what it is. A hold departure order. If he remains to be a citizen of the Philippines, he/she has the right to renew his passport, however if there is a warrant of arrest the consulate is obliged to report to DFA and local authorities as applicable.

      May 17, 2017 at 7:08 AM Reply
  • Alvin | AB&Me

    Public advisory on passport processing posted in – 04 May/2017

    Passport processing applications in the consulate are strictly by appointment only, except for household service workers, seafarers, senior citizen, children below 12 years old and emergency cases

    May 14, 2017 at 2:13 PM Reply
    • Fe

      Hello po… ask ko lang kung d kaya ako magkakaproblema sa cebu pac kasi ung passport validity ko ay sa Oct. 2,2017 tapos pauwi po ako ng pinas sa June 15.

      June 5, 2017 at 1:40 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        There shouldn’t be a problem. If you plan to go back to UAE after Jun, be sure to have your passport renewed first.

        June 5, 2017 at 10:27 AM Reply
  • jaymee

    good day poh.. may fine poh bah magpa renew ng passport kpag 4mos. na expired ung passport q? ndi kc aq naremind ng hr na expired na ung passport q nawala din sa isip q.. any idea if may fine and how much poh? salamat!

    May 6, 2017 at 9:56 AM Reply
  • Lyka Yamas

    Hi good day po, pwede po bang makapag renew ng passport sa dubai kahit nka visit visa ako ng three months, ma eexpire po yung passport ko this coming sept 2017 and im still on a visit visa as of now, nakapag appoinment na din po ako schedule ko sa renewal is july 2017 po .

    April 24, 2017 at 1:09 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      If your visit visa is only 3 months, wouldn’t it already be expired or about to expire by July/2017? I think you should get a new visit visa first by July/2017 before you renew your passport.

      April 25, 2017 at 6:38 AM Reply
    • Tala

      Hi, same situation po tyo. Ask ko lng, nakapagrenew ka na ba ng passport mo dito sa Dubai while on Tourist Visa?

      June 10, 2017 at 6:33 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        It depends on the validity of your tourist visa. If your tourist visa is likely to expire before the new passport is issued it will not be possible to collect the new passport if you are already outside the country.

        June 11, 2017 at 8:44 AM Reply
        • Anna

          Hello! I have a similar question. Im gonna renew my passport this september here but my visit visa is expiring at the end of the month but im gonna exit and come back with a new visit visa so the passport renewal wait wont be a problem for me. But will this be an issue to them? Will they still allow me to renew or do I have to tell them my case i.e. im exiting but coming back anyway? Please help. Thanks.

          August 25, 2017 at 7:35 AM Reply
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            It depends on the validity of your passport. When applying for visit visa your passport should be valid for at least 3 months. You may continue and renew your passport here, as long as it is valid by the time you get your new visit visa and return to Dubai.

            August 27, 2017 at 7:05 AM
  • Jhoy Lazado

    Hello po mag eexpire na po yung passport ko by August 21, 2017. Magpapa appointment po sana ako kaso po ang available dates na po by July na. Tanong ko lang po pwde po kaya ako mag walk in sa pag renew po. Salamat po 🙂

    April 22, 2017 at 7:31 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You can try to walkin but there is no guarantee that you will be entertained. It will depend on how many will show up or not for their own appointment.

      April 22, 2017 at 9:34 PM Reply
  • Phoevee

    Hello, naka 3months visit visa po ang kapatid ko, maeexpire sa June 6. Yung passport po nya maexpire sa Nov 20, 2017. Makakapagexit pa po ba siya as visit visa pabalik dito sa dubai para makapagrenew pa ng passport, kasi ang earliest renewal date ay July 12,2017 pa.

    April 17, 2017 at 8:47 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Your sibling can still exit and go back to renew his/her passport.

      April 17, 2017 at 11:08 AM Reply
      • del

        hello sir, pwede po ba akung magrenew ng passport ko dito sa dubai kahit po naka tourist visa lang po ako?

        April 20, 2017 at 3:59 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          You may renew regardless of your visa type.

          April 22, 2017 at 9:33 PM Reply
  • Nel

    Hello shiela, ask ko lang po sana kung pwede ko ng irenew ang passport ko before maexpired ang residence visa ko?

    Residence visa expireration: APRIL 18, 2018

    Passport expireration:
    FEBRUARY 24, 2019

    Pwede ko po ba irenew ang passport ko ng FEBRUARY 24, 2018?

    April 10, 2017 at 2:38 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You may renew your passport regardless​ of your visa status.

      April 13, 2017 at 6:54 AM Reply
    • jessica dela cruz

      Hello po…pa expires na po kc ung passport q itong December12,2017…pero pauwi na aq ng pinas itong November…ok lng po ba kht hndi q na irenew ang passport q..hndi nrin po kc aq babalik…pls i need ur advice..tnx

      April 15, 2017 at 10:22 PM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        You may still exit UAE because your passport is still valid. I would recommend to keep your passport valid by renewing it in the Philippines even if you do not plan to use it. You never know when opportunity comes knocking.

        April 17, 2017 at 11:10 AM Reply
  • Angelo

    how long po process of renewal ng passport dto sa Dubai and Pinas?

    March 29, 2017 at 11:23 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Philippine passport renewal in Dubai can take between one to three months. In the Philippines it can take between 10 to 30 working days.

      March 30, 2017 at 6:50 AM Reply
      • Abraham Conde

        Hi sir, my tanong lang po ako.. cancel visa na po ako.. now may bago po akong papasokan na trabaho at my offer letter na po sila saakin.. pero na check nila yong passport ko ma expire po ito sa september 17, hindi daw po nila ako mavivisahan as long na hindi bago yong passport ko. Ano po ba ang tama ko pong gawin. At pwedi po ba akong mag apply ng extension para mavisahan po nila ako. Maraming salamat po

        April 3, 2017 at 9:26 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          As per DNRD requirement for Entry Permit/Residence Visa, the passport should be valid for at least 3 months at the time of application. Since your passport expiration is in Sep/2017 they should still be able to apply for an entry permit/residence visa for you.

          April 4, 2017 at 7:02 AM Reply
  • she

    hi good morning tanong ko lng papaano po b ang gagawin baliktad po kasi ung dlawang letra sa pangalan ko.. after ko po magrenew.. ok lng po b yun?

    March 26, 2017 at 11:20 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You have to go back to the consulate​ to get it corrected​.

      March 27, 2017 at 5:18 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Ibalik mo sa consulate para malagyan ng ammendment.

      November 7, 2017 at 7:04 PM Reply
  • Hylyn

    hello po uuwi po ako ng pinas September 2017, ma expired passport ko sa December 2017 ok lang po ba mag renew sa pinas nalang .. may nkapag sabi kasi sakin 6 months before daw dapat renew yung passport. THANK YOU

    March 16, 2017 at 1:20 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Its a good practice to never let your passport validity go below than 6 months. You may renew your passport in the Philippines.

      March 18, 2017 at 9:06 PM Reply
      • Ernest Taluyo

        ahhhh sir usually po ba ganu katagal ang processing ng passport renewal 3 months po ba tlaga aabutin nag pa renew ko march 3 ee flight kona po sa may 7 2017 aabot po kaya passport ko problema pa oec di ako makapg pa book wla pakong bagong passport sa sm pampanga po ba online booking na rin po slamat sna mbgayn ako ng info

        March 23, 2017 at 11:28 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Passport renewal doesn’t usually take 3 months. In most cases its just one month. The 3 months duration is a worst case scenario.

          When does your passport expire? You should be able to get an OEC in POLO DXB by showing that you have already applied for your passport renewal. All face to face application for OEC requires online appointment. Walk-ins may be entertained based on availability only.

          March 26, 2017 at 7:45 AM Reply
  • Liz

    Hi po… mag-eexpire na yung passport ko sa 10th ng April and ang nakuha kong schedule is 17th of April. Ok lang po ba yun or mappenalize ba ko ano po ba best na gawin? Thank you.

    March 2, 2017 at 11:41 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There is no penalty for late passport renewal.

      I recommend that you check daily because there are cancellations you may still be able to renew earlier.

      March 2, 2017 at 1:49 PM Reply
      • Liz

        thank you po…sakto na-reschedule ko ng 22nd of March 🙂

        March 2, 2017 at 3:10 PM Reply
      • vince

        Hello po , mag expire po yun passport ko sa april 23, 2017 atyun apointment may 23 na. Pero meron po ako valid na resident visa until july 28 2018 , ask ko lng po kung meron ba ako magiging problema sa d2 sa UAE? Thanks po

        March 13, 2017 at 8:50 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          In general, there should be no issue as long as you a valid residence visa and UAE ID. however, There are some banks that require their customers to submit the renewed passport once the old one expires failure to do so may result in suspension of banking transactions.

          Please do check the appointment site daily as slots become available when someone else cancels or reschedule their original appointment.

          March 14, 2017 at 6:56 AM Reply
      • georgina

        Pwede po ba magrenew ng passport with 3months visit visa?

        March 15, 2017 at 1:14 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          You can renew your passport regardless of your visa status.

          March 15, 2017 at 9:06 PM Reply
  • jeydi

    makakalabas po ba ako ng dubai puntang pinas for vacation sa august kahit po 5mos na lang po natitira sa passport ko? pede po bang sa pinas na lang po ako mag renew ng passport ko pagdtng ko dun? salamat po.

    February 21, 2017 at 4:03 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There will be no problem as your passport is still valid at the time of exit from UAE. You do need to renew your passport before you travel back from the Philippines.

      February 22, 2017 at 7:02 AM Reply
      • gilbert Ebue

        hi good afternoon. ask ko lang po. nagapply po kase aq ng OEC ko. pero nde po daw pwede kase kailangan ko irenew yung passport ko. ngatry po aq magpappointment kaso april 18 na yung renewal eh ang alis ko po is on may 12. magkakaproblema po ba aq pauwe ng Pilipinas at dun na lang aq magparenew?

        February 27, 2017 at 5:19 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          It depends, is your passport still valid until the time of your travel? If it is , there will not be a problem.

          You may renew your passport in the Philippines. I would recommend that you schedule an appointment for your passport renewal in the Philippines as soon as possible.

          February 28, 2017 at 6:49 AM Reply
      • Dhudz

        Hello po good morning….ask ko lang po sana..mag xpire napo passport ko sa april 9..pwede ko po ba reniew na walang appointment..

        March 13, 2017 at 5:01 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          You can try and renew your passport as a walk-in, however there is no guarantee that you will be entertained since walk-in renewals are only entertained in case of no-shows.

          My recommendation to you is to check everyday as appointment slots become available due to cancellations an re-bookings.

          March 13, 2017 at 7:26 AM Reply
  • jeydi


    Good day po. tanong ko lang po kung paano at ano po ang magandang gawin. kasi po maeexpire na po ang passport ko sa december 2017. eh kaso po magbabakasyon po ako sa august 2017. wala po ba ako magiging problema dito sa dubai kung umuwi po ako na 5mos. na lang po an natitira sa passport ko? hindi po ba nila ako ihohold sa immigration at airport sa august po paguwi ko? ano po ang dapat? mag renew na po ako dito ng passport ko sa april kasi po sabi ng marami dapat dw po 6 mos. before maexpire ang passport, makapag renew july po dapat makapag renew ako kaso po uuwi po ako ng august baka po mabitin sa araw at ndi agad marelease an new passport q, or pede po na sa pinas na ako mag renew pagdtng q po dun sa august? makakauwi po ako ng pinas kht 5mos na ln po nttra sa passport ko?

    at tanong ko lang din po kung pede po kumuha dito ng oec sa dubai sa april para makapg sponsor tas paguwi po sa august kukuha ulit.

    salamat po.

    February 21, 2017 at 3:52 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There will be no problem as your passport is still valid at the time of exit from UAE. You do need to renew your passport before you travel back from the Philippines.

      Regarding the OEC, as far as I know you need a travel booking to be able to get an OEC. OEC is only for first time balik bayan or those who have changed employer. Those who are returning to the same employer are only required to obtain the excemption reference number.

      What does your OEC have to do with sponsoring? As far as I know OEC is not required to obtain an affidavit of support from our embassy/consulate. The requirement is for passport copy with visa page.

      February 22, 2017 at 7:08 AM Reply
  • Ailene

    hi po maam,tanong ko lang po cancelled visa po ako sa dubai nagyon at balak ko umuwe ng pinas kahit 5 days lng po at dun n lng din po intayin ang tourist visa ko,ang tanong ko po makakabalik po ba kaya ako sa dubai ?

    February 7, 2017 at 12:14 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Your question is not related to the topic, however, possibility of returning to Dubai is dependent on the reason why your residence visa was cancelled.

      If your visa was cancelled without prejudice, there is not reason why you wont be able to go back. You might face more difficulty in getting out of Manila as you will have to prove that you are a legitimate tourist.

      If your residence visa was cancelled because you got terminated from employment due to violation of the law its a different case.

      February 7, 2017 at 6:59 AM Reply
      • Anne

        hello po ask ko lng po re renewal of passport? kasi po passport po ng husband ko maexpire sa june 2017 then meron po sya offer letter need to sign and they will start by march 2017 and still dpa din po sya cancel sa previous company kasi nsa dmcc po un case at d cla nagpapasahod which is sbe nman po ng dmcc once my work na bago sbhin lng dw sknila at cla dw magcacancel kasi dna po nag appear un old company.Ngayon po ang tanong ko po kun renewal muna ng passport or cancellation muna po medyo confusing po kasi.any advice po sir?awaiting for your immediate response sir.many thanks in advance,GOD Bless…

        February 8, 2017 at 10:15 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Visa status here in UAE has no impact regarding the passport renewal. Your husband can renew his passport even if he is on visit visa. He can renew his passport even before the cancellation.

          February 9, 2017 at 7:38 AM Reply
  • Kriszel

    Nakatourist visa po kasi ang asawa ko, 1st day now, my nahanap po sya na employer nya, pero ang passport nya mgexpire on 17may 2017, pwede po ba sya mag pa passport extension para makaexit sya before magexpire ang 1month tourist visa nya? Kc po kung renewal lang na more than 1month ay mgoverstay na po sya nuh at d kaagad makakaexit. Thanks po

    November 28, 2016 at 2:45 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You husband should apply for passport renewal as soon as possible. He will still have his old passport until the new one is issued which means that he can still exit. Visa renewal requires at least 3 months of passport validity.

      November 28, 2016 at 3:01 PM Reply
      • Kriszel

        Kasi galing na po sila ng baby ko sa oman nagexit, nung kumuha sya ng 1month tourist visa pabalik dto po from oman, 1st is rejected, then pinareconsider kasi may baby po kasama. Naapprove naman po kaya nakabalik sila dito kanina. Ngayon po kelangan nya ng new passport para mavisahan sya ng working po ng employer. Eh ang renewal po will take more than a month before it will be released, ibig sabihin mauubos po 1month visa nya and magoverstay po sya bago dumating ung new passport. Tama po ba? Ano po advice nyo?

        November 28, 2016 at 6:09 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          That may be considered as exceptional case. You may go to the consulate and explain the situation. Make sure you mention about your baby.

          November 29, 2016 at 7:01 AM Reply
  • Kriszel

    Good afternoon, halimbawa po anaka tourist visa for 1 month, then magexpire ang passport po in less than 6 months, pwede ba magpassport extensiom ang nakatourist visa? Appreciate your reply po.

    November 28, 2016 at 2:29 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Our consulate no longer extends passport validity. In case they need to, it will be only on emergency cases.

      November 28, 2016 at 2:57 PM Reply
  • Mikeynan Millado

    Hello po, ask ko lang po kc uuwi po ako sa pinas sa dec 1,2016 (for babalik po ako dxb ng dec. 17,2016. Hindi po ako makapgrequest ng OEC kc ung expiry ng passport ko 17 May 2017. paano po gagawin ko

    November 27, 2016 at 2:41 PM Reply
  • Anna Liza

    Hello po maam.. Ask q lg po kc finish contract na po aq this 24 of nov, 2016 then irenew po aq ng boss q.. Plan q po umuwi sa january 2016 un passport q po mag eexpire sa june 2017… Ang tanung q po dba aq magkaproblema sa pagblik q dto q g less than 6 months na ung passport q

    October 31, 2016 at 1:35 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      When do you plan to return from your holiday? If the return trip is within 3 months of your passport expiration, you may have a problem. You may renew your passport in the Philippines during your holiday.

      You may also apply for renewal here before your visa is renewed which is my personal recommendation. It would be better for you if your renewed visa is on your new passport. This will enable you to register and use the smart gates during your arrival.

      November 1, 2016 at 7:21 AM Reply
      • Anna Liza

        February pa po ung balik q nyan galing sa holiday q

        November 1, 2016 at 9:14 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          You should still be able to come back with your current passport. I would recommend that you set an appointment close to you return so that you have enough time with a valid passport until you get your new one.

          November 1, 2016 at 11:41 AM Reply
  • Jingle

    hi po.papanu po ggwin ko kng nawala po un passport ko..un passport ko po mag eexpyr sa May 2017 un residence visa ko po sa APril 2017..papanu po un?anu po dpt ko gwin?

    October 27, 2016 at 9:20 AM Reply
  • Buknoy

    Hi Good day,

    Tanong ko lang po , nag renew na po ako ng passport ko last Aug 24,2016, Then nag bago ang sked nag bakasyun nmin papuntang pinas dahil dahil nag memo ang ofis ko na cancel lahat nag bakasyun from Nov,2016 until May 2017. So i planned na magbaksyun etong Oct 2nd week. kaso baka hindi pa ma erelease ang bago kung passport bago mag Oct.15. anu po ang maari kong gawin? Thanks

    September 17, 2016 at 12:31 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      wala pong ibang maaring gawin kundi hintayin ang passport. 🙂

      September 17, 2016 at 4:44 PM Reply
  • Chris

    Hi there! Do you have any idea how much do I need to pay in renewing my passport?

    September 17, 2016 at 10:57 AM Reply
  • Jay-R Reyes

    bakit ang tagal mag-reigister sa online booking? pagkatapos ko mag-fill up and i-click yung sign up, wala nang sumunod na instruction.

    September 2, 2016 at 4:14 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Please check your email. You should have received an email asking to verify your registration. If you did not receive any email, check your spam folder. If it is not there in the spam folder it only means that there may have been an error during the registration process and you will have to register again.

      September 4, 2016 at 7:01 AM Reply
  • Leazel Yaguel

    Good day! I just want to ask if i can extend or renew my passport here,i am on tourist visa but i have an appointment date on September 5,2016? thank you ang God bless!

    August 24, 2016 at 12:26 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You may renew your passport but extension of validity is limited to emergency cases only.

      August 25, 2016 at 6:59 AM Reply
      • Eirol

        Hi ask ko lang po pwde po ba mag parenew ng passport kahit may 1 yr pang valid ty po sa sagot

        March 13, 2017 at 10:23 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          There is no restriction stated in the DFA regarding renewal of passport before expiration. Why would you want to renew your passport 1 year early?

          March 14, 2017 at 6:57 AM Reply
  • raymond

    good day po! ask ko lang kung pwede makapagrenew ng passport sa Dubai Consulate kahit walk-in lang? thanks po

    August 20, 2016 at 11:46 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Yes, you may try but there is no guarantee that they can entertain you. They normally allow walk in if in case somebody doesn’t show up for their appointment. If you plan to do that be prepared for a long wait.

      August 21, 2016 at 8:15 AM Reply
  • Chrisitne

    good morning, ask ko lang po kung pwede magrenew ng passport sa Dubai Consulate kahit Abu Dhabi visa?

    July 27, 2016 at 10:27 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You can renew your Philippine passport in any Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the world regardless of where your visa is issued.

      July 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM Reply
  • alfredo ortiz

    maam magpa schedule po aq. ng renewal

    July 17, 2016 at 1:23 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      hindi po sa akin nagpapa schedule ng renewal. pakisundan po yung mga links na inilagay ko sa post.

      July 17, 2016 at 1:27 PM Reply
  • Kristhel Dane Yere

    Kailangan ba talaga 6months before the expiration ?

    July 16, 2016 at 6:16 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Not mandatory, its just a good practice, because it used to take up to 3 months to get the new passport and the appointment date that you might get may add to the delay in the renewal process.

      July 17, 2016 at 8:59 AM Reply
  • Ryan

    Hi Ma’am, My appointment po ako for renewal bukas. My question is, right away ba e ipupurge na nila yung existing passport ko? kasi I still need to travel on August. April 2017 pa naman ang expiration ng existing passport ko. Pwede bang i purge na lang nila yun upon receipt ng new passport.

    July 10, 2016 at 4:41 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      pwede mo pa magamit yung existing passport mo. sabihin mo lang sa kanila

      July 10, 2016 at 7:07 PM Reply
      • ramil

        hi po..cancel visa po ako at 9days n po expired visa ko.need ko po mg exit pero expired ng passport ko august 3,2016.meron p po bang extension s pasport?

        July 12, 2016 at 1:37 AM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          mas makakabuti kung sa consulate po kayo magtanong. Baka po mabigyan kayo ng solution sa case nyo.

          July 12, 2016 at 9:16 AM Reply
  • Vladz

    Maam tanong lg po, finish contract po ako in my previous job pro im looking for another company po so kumoha ako nang tourist visa and mag expire na po july 04 2016. At mag expire na rin passport ko by october 25 2016. my plan is sa pinas ko na lg renew ang passport ko tas balik ako dito sa dubai for visit visa ulit. Ang tanong ko wla bang problema yon sa emigration ang pag balik nang dubai? Ano po yong maadvice nyo po? Salamat

    June 22, 2016 at 1:21 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      saang immigration po? wala naman akong nakikita na posibleng maging problema sa plano nyo. as long as may valid visa at travel documents kayo, you should be able to come back to Dubai.

      June 22, 2016 at 7:11 AM Reply
  • kimmy

    hi po..

    ask ko lanh po kung wala po ba magiging problema kung 1month nalang valid ang passport pag mag rrenew? kasi kakadating palang ng passport ko galing sa stamp ng visa. salamat po

    June 21, 2016 at 2:31 PM Reply
  • John

    I’ve seen one comment po na walang penalty kahit magrenew ng expired passport here in Dubai but that was 2015. Ganun pa din po ba policy upto now?

    June 19, 2016 at 6:23 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Still the same. There is no penalty for renewal of expired passport.

      June 20, 2016 at 7:20 AM Reply
      • sherwin

        sir alvin ask ko lang po mag expire na po passport ko ngayung feb 7 2018.. ung slot na available po sa appointment 19 of feb 2018 d po ba ako magka problima sir eniexpext ko po kc 2019 pa ma expire nawala po sa isip ko sir..tsaka wala po bang penalty un? salamat

        December 23, 2017 at 7:39 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Hindi naman po mag kaka problem kung wala ka naman balak mag byahe mula Feb 2018 hanggang sa maka kuha ka ng bagong passport. Pero isipin mo na lang na in case of emergency pwede ka magpa extend ng validity sa consulate.

          December 26, 2017 at 4:11 PM Reply
      • sherwin

        salamat sir sa tulong mo sa mga kababayan natin dito sa dubai..

        December 23, 2017 at 7:43 PM Reply
  • ronaldo galimba

    hello mam , ask ko lang po nag pa book po ako para sa renew ng passport ko . ang appointment date ko po sa August 7, 2016, Ang passport ko po ay expired na sa July 29, 2016 , may roon po kaya akong magiging problema?

    June 11, 2016 at 11:12 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Yes, you will not be able to travel until the time you get your new passport.

      Please check the appointment site daily as slots become available due to others canceling or re-scheduling their appointment.

      June 12, 2016 at 7:17 AM Reply
  • chopy28

    hi po, may rush po ba sa pag apply ng passport kasi mag vacation ako this coming july 19, 2016 and ang passport ko will expire at dec . 15 2016, bka mag ka problem ako pag umuwi ako ng passport ko ay less than 6 month before expiry.

    June 7, 2016 at 7:48 PM Reply
  • Juhainah

    Hi Ms. to ask.maybe you have an idea passport will be expired on July 8 2016 but my family and I are planning to go Philippines on July 4, will there be a problem entering Philippines or just coming back to Dubai? Since I’m planning to renew it in the Philippines
    Your help is highly appreciated

    June 7, 2016 at 12:36 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      As long as you enter the country with a valid passport it should not be a problem. However 4 days of validity is quite risky, however unlikely, flights can be cancelled or diverted.

      You will not be able to leave the Philippines unless your passport is renewed.

      June 7, 2016 at 12:59 PM Reply
      • Juhainah

        Thank you so much.but My kids and husband are Lebanese passport holders so I just had their visas done and I’m afraid the period given to them will expire by the time my passport renewal is done as well so no time that’s why I’m confused if I can enter philippines with that short span of time left before the expiry but will renew it in the Philippines.

        June 7, 2016 at 1:52 PM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          you can enter but as mentioned, its risky.

          June 7, 2016 at 2:06 PM Reply
          • Juhainah

            Oic.thank you so much once again. Really do appreciate.

            June 7, 2016 at 2:32 PM
  • Lisa

    Tanong ko lang po kasi expired na passport ng anak ko last year Mar 2015. Magtatravel po siya pauwi ng Pilipinas itong July 10, 2016 . Pwede po kaya i extend iyon? Expired din ang visa nya today. (Kaya namin nalaman na expired passport nya kasi for renewal sya). thank you.

    May 22, 2016 at 9:08 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      kailangan nyo po mag renew ng passport. Check with the consulate po if they can extend since special case.

      May 22, 2016 at 9:16 PM Reply
  • gulflab

    hi maam, tanong lang po kung may schedule po ba ng renew ng passport sa june?? nagcheck po ako sa portal closed na po ung june-2016 na month. Maraming salamat po..

    May 16, 2016 at 11:33 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Paki check na lang po ulit sa portal. wala po kami ways to know the schedule since we are not connected with the consulate.

      May 16, 2016 at 2:40 PM Reply
  • Raymundo Delos Santos

    I went to Phil.Embassy yesterday and I was advised by the Security Guard to get appointment online and that’s what I did when I reached my office.
    Lucky enough as I open the site there’s ONE SLOT AVAILABLE for May 15,2016 and got my appointment at 8am..
    To all kabayans who’s having a hard time to get an appointment…trust coz HE has HIS ways…
    I renewed my passport and need to exit on July 6,2016 for my Employment Visa..
    I can still travel as my old Passport expires on January 4,2017, right?

    May 15, 2016 at 12:46 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Your current passport is valid until the expiration date specified in the details page or until the consulate punches a hole in it after you collect the new one. You may travel, however check the specific requirement for the country that you are planning to travel to.

      May 15, 2016 at 3:15 PM Reply
      • Raymundo

        Am on a 3 mos visa and will expire on July 4, can I apply for passport extension?Bcoz I found a job and my company will apply for employment visa.We can still use my old passport which will expire on Jan.6,2016?

        May 16, 2016 at 7:58 AM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          Medyo magulo yung question nyo sir. Nag expire na ba yung passport nyo nung Jan 6, 2016? o Mag eexpire pa lang sa Jan 6, 2017??
          Either way, why do you need to apply for extension? Your new employment visa will be stamped on your still valid passport. When you renew your passport, you will have to attach the old to the new passport until you renew your visa again (para dun na sya ma stamp sa new passport).

          Hope that clears your concern.

          May 16, 2016 at 2:43 PM Reply
          • Raymundo

            Ay Mali…Jan.6,2017 pala…

            May 16, 2016 at 7:36 PM
          • Raymundo

            Thanks for your response and for the enlightenment..
            It really help a lot.
            God Bless you and your family…!!

            May 16, 2016 at 7:40 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            Thank you po!

            May 16, 2016 at 9:18 PM
  • Raymundo Delos Santos

    Hi,tanong ko lang kung pwedeng mag-extend ng passport kung naka 3 mos tourist visa kasi mag-eexpire ang visa ko sa July 6,2016 at need kong mag-exit though nagrenew na ako today(May 15,2016) kahit mag-eexpire pa ang passport ko sa January 4,2017.

    I found a job and I have a copy of my offer letter but need to exit UAE sa July 4,2016 then pagbalik ko ay may Employment Visa na ako. TANONG:Valid pa ba ang passport ko(Expiration-Jan.4,2017) at makakapasok o makakabalik ba ako ng UAE?

    So confused!


    May 15, 2016 at 12:04 PM Reply
  • Jayson

    Good Day Ma’am Sheila, I am working here in Al Ain. Can I renew my PHP passport there in Philippine Consulate General in Dubai? Because I am confused someone told me that I cannot be able to renew my passport there in Consulate. It should be in Philippine Embassy Abu Dhabi. I just want only to save time and money that is why I want to renew my passport there in Philippine Consulate not in Philippine Embassy. If you know the answer to my queries just message me. Thank you so much.

    May 14, 2016 at 1:53 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      you can renew in both.

      May 14, 2016 at 2:25 PM Reply
      • Maria

        hi maam. good day! ask ko lang po kung pwde pa po akong magrenew ng passport dito sa dubai kahit nexmonth na ang expiration ng passport..they told me kasi na it must be 6mos before the expiration..wa po bang magiging problema?kasi po magbabakasyon po ako sa pinas sa ngayong december po.thank u

        May 14, 2016 at 6:35 PM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          Yes, you may and you have to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

          May 14, 2016 at 8:11 PM Reply
  • Sheila

    Madam mi rush renewal b at mgknu.. Need my pasport to be rush.. Nov expirstion ny.. Need ng bgo comp.. Pra s new visa q..

    May 11, 2016 at 5:32 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      There is no rush service in PCG Dubai. When is your new visa expected? Visa renewal requires that your passport is valid for at least 3 months with at least one blank page.

      May 11, 2016 at 7:56 AM Reply
  • Rommel

    Is it true as mentioned in the webiste ( that 5 yrs old and below does not need appointment in the consulate, since I need to renew my son’s passport?


    May 1, 2016 at 10:51 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Yes, it is true.

      May 3, 2016 at 9:56 AM Reply
      • Maria

        hi sir/ma’am. pwde po ba makauwi ng pinas kahit almost 1month na expired and passport? june 14 maeexpire ang passport ko po dn flght ko july 10..

        May 4, 2016 at 7:58 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          No. You cannot travel on expired passport. You can go to the consulate and try to get a validity extension.

          May 4, 2016 at 2:12 PM Reply
          • Maria

            yun ba ung tintawag nilang travel documents ba un? ibibigay ba ng consulate un sir?maam?

            May 4, 2016 at 2:45 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            Best way is to go to the consulate po to get your passport sorted.

            May 5, 2016 at 2:04 AM
  • Christine

    hello po.. mam. paano po ako makakakuha ng oec dto sa dubai if tourist visa po ako nung dumating dto.. first time ko po kc uuwi.. chaka makakauwi po ba ako ng pinas if less thab 6months n ung passport ko.. hndi kc direct flyt ung ticket ko.

    May 1, 2016 at 7:50 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      If you are already employed and have your residence visa stamped on your passport, you can apply for an OEC here in Dubai provided that your vacation will not exceed 60 days. Otherwise, OWWA staff will just tell you to apply in the Philippines.

      If your passport is less than 6 months valid, you will not be issued an OEC you will be required to renew your passport first. You will be able to go home but you will not be able to leave the Philippines unless you renew your passport there.

      May 1, 2016 at 9:40 AM Reply
      • Christine

        so mam magrerenew muna ako ng passport sa pinas.. chaka ako kukuha ng OEC sa pinas din.. hindi din kc aq makapag paapointment.ala pa akong last arrival.

        May 2, 2016 at 12:39 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          It would be better if your renew your passport in the Philippines then apply for your OEC.

          Make sure that you bring with you copies and original of your contract.

          May 3, 2016 at 9:56 AM Reply
  • Joey

    Ma’am pede mag ask kasi ang expired ng passport ko nextmonth may 11 nag try ako magpaappointment this month and next month wala na pong slot kundi sa June na .. Wala po bang poblema if sakaling sa June nako magpa renew?

    April 20, 2016 at 7:38 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Kung wala naman kayo plano mag byahe whithin this time, walang problema sa pag kaka alam ko. Check with our consulate din to be sure.


      April 20, 2016 at 11:06 AM Reply
  • maria leonora

    hello po mam ask ko lang po paano ko po malalaman yung confirmation ng appointment date ko po for the renewal of my passport

    April 5, 2016 at 12:44 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Mag login ka ulit dun sa appointment portal, tapos click mo yung existing appointment button.

      April 6, 2016 at 11:18 AM Reply
      • Eimiey Onairda

        Sir Alvin good morning po. Mag tatanong lang po. Kasi ang expiration ng passport q is on Feb 8, 2017, and uuwi po sana aq ng pinas sa january 17, 2017. Makakalabas po kaya aq ng dubai? I mean di po kaya aq ma hold sa airport. Kasi wala na pong extension ang passport sa pcg. Salamat po.

        November 4, 2016 at 8:49 AM Reply
        • Alvin | AB&Me

          As long as your passport is valid at the time of exit, there is no issue. The issue will be when you try go back with your passport validity less than 3 months. Its always a good practice to keep at least 6 months validity in your passport. You still have time, you should try and renew as soon as possible.

          November 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM Reply
  • Christine

    Hello mam gud eve po. Magvacacation ako ng may 15.ang passport ko po ang expire is sept 2016.. makakaalis po ba ako??i mean makakauwi po ako sa pinas.. dun ko po kc balak magrenew … salamt.

    March 31, 2016 at 12:08 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Makakaalis ka naman pero hindi ka makakalabas ng Pinas kung less than 6 months validity ng passport mo.

      April 6, 2016 at 11:01 AM Reply
  • aiyhel

    may idea ka po ba kung makakapagrenew ba ng passport ang mga nakavisit visa?

    March 28, 2016 at 12:37 PM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Check nyo na lang po sa consulate, usually hindi pwede mag renew ang visit visa lang dahil hindi ka naman pwede mag travel out of our country kung less than 6 months validity ng passport mo.

      April 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM Reply
  • merge

    hi ms sheila good day po.. ask ko lang po kung pwede po ako magrenew nong passport ? Finished contract na po ako . Im holding 3 months tourist visa now and it will expire march 20, 2016 .Yong passport ko po valid until aug 16 ,2016 at meron na din po ako appointment for passport renewal on feb 17 ,2016. Magexit po ako on or before my tourist visa expiration. Nagbibigay pa ba sila ng passport extension ? Makakaexit po ba ako? Thanks.

    February 3, 2016 at 2:06 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Sa pagkaka alam ko wala na pong passport extension.
      Sa embassy na lang po mag tanong.


      February 3, 2016 at 3:03 PM Reply
  • Jefrey

    This blog is a big help for every filipinos out there.

    Ms.Sheila ask ko lng po. Cancell visa na kc ang wife ko today January 30. At wala na sya work. Tapos expiration ng passport nya is june 2016.

    *Kailangan po ba ng renewed passport para sa exit niya?
    *or pwede na ang extension?
    *do u advice na irenew nalang nya ang passport nya once mahire sya ng ibang company?

    Pls help us Ms.Sheila.Thanks

    January 30, 2016 at 10:59 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Kelan ba sya mag exit? Usually required 6 months valid ang passport. Wala na po atang passport extension na binibigay ngayon so renewal Lang talaga option nyo. I suggest you renew passport Kung babyahe sya palabas dahil Baka Hindi na sya makabyahe Kung less than 6 months ang validity ng passport.

      January 31, 2016 at 6:17 AM Reply
      • Jefrey

        Ms.sheila andito po kami parehas sa dubai. Makakauwi ba sya sa pilipinas khit less than 6 months na ang passport nya.? Regarding sa pagexit wala pa pong dates.salamat po sa prompt reply mo.

        January 31, 2016 at 9:45 AM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          kung pauwi ng pinas, alam ko hindi naman problema. pero yung pabalik dito magkaka problema yun. Pwede sya mag renew sa pilipinas.

          Mas makakabuti kung mag inquire po kayo sa consulate

          January 31, 2016 at 10:18 AM Reply
          • Jefrey

            Salamat mis sheila, magtanong nalang ulit ako sayo in the future. More power sa blog nato… salamat.

            January 31, 2016 at 10:17 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            Walang anuman. Good luck po

            February 1, 2016 at 8:42 AM
  • Sheila

    Hi po…expired na po ang passport q last nov. 2015 pero me visa pa po aq till nov. 2016 makakauwi po aq the same date ng walang problema sa immigration sa pinas..thanks

    December 31, 2015 at 11:47 AM Reply
  • Anne

    Hello Maam

    Ask lang po ako yung passport ko kasi less than 2 years na lng bago mag expired. Eh my inaapplyan ako abroad and require na dapat my at least 2 years ako sa passport..

    Now my question is total August 2017 pa nmn talaga ang expiration if ever ba na mag renew ako now esusurender ba yung passport sa DFA while on the process yung renewal ko or I can still use the old passport habang pinaprocess yung passport ko?..

    Need ko kasi xa erenew before this year ends tapos recently lng gusto ng Mom ko mag vacation ako sa HK this January..

    Now Im wondering if pwede po ba yun? Plan ko kasi e renew passport ko bukas sa Gensan DFA lang..

    Please help po and thanks!

    December 28, 2015 at 2:20 AM Reply
    • Anne

      First week kasi sa January yung plan na mag bakasyon sa HK e need ko na erenew bukas ang passport as schedule ko.. Hindi ko kasi na ask sa DFA if pwede meju malayo pa po kasu sa amin yung Gensan..

      December 28, 2015 at 2:24 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Hindi ko po alam ang process sa DFA. Tawag na lang po kayo sa kanila.

      December 28, 2015 at 11:02 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      Your old passport will still be with you while the new one is being processed. The old one will remain valid until you collect the new one and DFA punches a hole in the old passport.

      Most embassy requires a passport validity of only 6 months. Why would an employer require your passport to be valid for 2 years? Which country is that new employer based?

      December 30, 2015 at 11:39 AM Reply
  • rafael pagalan

    gud pm maam,yung passport ko ma expire ngaung 2016 sa sept. tas uuwi aku of the month of MAY..dba aku haharangin sa airport maam pag balik ko ditto sa Dubai…kasi d2 na ako mag re renew nang passpot ko …salamat….raffy

    December 27, 2015 at 8:22 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Hindi ka makaka alis ng pinas kung hindi 6 months valid ang passport mo. I suggest mag renew or extend ka ng passport bago ka mag bakasyon.


      December 28, 2015 at 11:01 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      If your residence visa here in Dubai is valid at the time of return, immigration/DFA will not stop you from travelling. You can always say that you will renew in Dubai. You may also extend the validity of your passport before leaving Dubai. Another thing you can do is already set an appointment for your passport renewal in Dubai and show that to Immigration/DFA as evidence that you will renew your passport in Dubai.

      December 30, 2015 at 11:43 AM Reply
  • Jayme

    Hi, ask ko lang po pano mag pa reschedule ng appointment. nag try po kasi ako online but ang sabi lang “appointment cannot be schedule at this time” i tried many times but same ang response. i tried also cancelling the appointment but the answer is “you cannot cancel the appointment as it is past the allowed timeframe to cancel.” My schedule should be today December 27, 2015 11am but i couldn’t make it coz i am not feeling well. Hope you can help me with this. I am now in Dubai and my passport will expire on May 12, 2016.

    December 27, 2015 at 5:12 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      I’m sorry I have no idea how to reschedule as I have not tried doing so. Try calling the consulate. Thanks

      December 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM Reply
    • Alvin | AB&Me

      You will have to go the same website were you originally scheduled your appointment. There will be an option to change appointment.

      December 30, 2015 at 11:45 AM Reply

    Hi Ms. Sheila may idea ka ba kung may nag book then hindi dumating pwede nilang palitan ng ibang applicant kahit hindi pa naka sched sa araw na yon? Saan mabilis kumuha ng passport Dubai o Abudhabi?

    December 24, 2015 at 11:25 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      hindi ko po alam kung pwede yun at hindi ko din po nasubukan pa sa Abu Dhabi mag apply.

      December 25, 2015 at 6:03 PM Reply
  • pj

    mam i know out of the topic n bka alam mu lng po about sa gantong problem. ng apply kc ung sis q sa agency sa pinas employment visa d2 sa dubai pro na expired po ung di po xa nkapunta po i vivisit visa q po xa..makaka apekto po ba ung previous expired visa nya sa new visit visa?salamat po ng marami.i need ur advise mam

    December 21, 2015 at 7:31 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      sa tingin ko naman walang problema yun kung nag expire lang yung old employment visa. Pero kung may iba pang dahilan, yun makaka apekto.

      December 21, 2015 at 2:31 PM Reply
  • Salvador

    Hi ms. Shella

    Ng fillup n ako ngaun..din nka receive nku confirmation galing s email nila…un lng b papakita k or my iba pang need to fill up…or may papers p n fifiil upan pag dating dun s knila…

    Salamat po


    December 5, 2015 at 11:49 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Salvador, print mo lang yang email sayo. Bring all the required docs and yung confirmation on your scheduled date.

      December 5, 2015 at 2:22 PM Reply
      • salvador


        Need k ba iprint ang aplication form and fill it up…need b nila un..

        December 5, 2015 at 3:14 PM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          dalhin mo na din just in case hanapin sayo. better ready kesa pumunta ka dun ng kulang dala mo.

          December 5, 2015 at 3:22 PM Reply
  • Ryan

    Hi po. Kinancel po ako ng company without 1 month notice po at naghihintay nalang po ako ng ticket and other documents. At nung chineck ko ang passport ko sa office expired na pala Nov. 2, 2015. Tinanong ko po ang HR eh ang sabi walang problema daw paguuwi ng pinas kahit expired na ang passport ko. Anxious po ako masyado kasi baka icancel na nila visa ko at pagdating sa immigration di ako pauwiin dahil nga sa paso na ang passport ko. Ano po ba ang dapat kung gawin? Pwede po ba ako pumunta ng consulate kahit walang appointment para sa mga concerns ko? Salamat po.

    November 15, 2015 at 4:27 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      hindi mo naman kailangan ng passport para bumalik sa bansa mo. Pero kung makaka tulong sayo, pwede ka naman magpa extend ng passport sa consulate.
      Kailangan lang naman valid ang passport mo (for at least 6 months) kung pupunta ka ng ibang bansa.

      November 15, 2015 at 8:09 AM Reply
      • Ryan

        this enlighten me. thank you very much po!

        November 16, 2015 at 1:00 AM Reply
  • lowela

    Hi po ma’am,may schedule na po ako appoinment in november 24 10:25,tanong ko lng po kung saan ako kukuha ng e-passport application form para e filled up ko po..thanks po.and have a good day

    November 11, 2015 at 2:01 PM Reply
  • Joy

    Hello po. Ask ko lng about sa confirmation ng appointment(renewal) sa email. Ganun po b tlg un wlang name n nkalagay?” DEAR, ” lng ?
    Through mobile lng ako ngpa book. Ndi kaya error un? Wla nmn kaya mgiging problem if i have it kaso wlang name n nakalagay?

    Thanks.. ^_^

    October 27, 2015 at 6:23 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      hindi ko po masasagot dahil hindi naman po ako naka encounter ng error. dalhin nyo na lang print out nung schedule nyo

      October 27, 2015 at 8:43 AM Reply
  • Allen

    Hi sis! Tnx for the fast reply.. Got my new appointment on oct28.. Thanks for making dis blog it really helps us a lot yo know about the process ..

    October 4, 2015 at 12:54 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      Thank you! Glad that you found my blog helpful. Good luck on your renewal.

      October 4, 2015 at 2:22 PM Reply
  • Allen

    Hi, ask ko lng if mag pa re-sched ako ng appointment.. Appointment ko kc is dis october 13 pero d kc ako mkakapunta dat date, it is fine na resched ko, wala kya mgiging problem? Thanks

    October 3, 2015 at 11:15 PM Reply
    • Allen

      Expired ng passport ko may 2016 pa

      October 3, 2015 at 11:16 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      wala naman magiging problem sa tingin ko…pwera na lang yung makakuha ka pa ulit ng appointment dahil mahirap ngang magpa appointment.

      October 4, 2015 at 8:34 AM Reply
  • Ach

    Ngresign na po aq pero mga 1week pa nung maipasa q ung resignation november 4 tapos na visa q tapos march 2016 expire ang passport q dba 6months before bago mgrenew tapos may appointment na po aq on oct.21 panu po yun eh dba matapos na visa q tas ngresign na pati aq eh wala pa aq malilipatan na company…help po..gusto ng sagot asap..tnx

    October 1, 2015 at 8:57 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      you can renew your passport anytime. Kailangan lang 6 months valid sya kung babyahe ka.
      Wala akong makita na problema sa situation mo aside from the fact na wala kang trabaho/visa to stay.

      October 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM Reply
  • Danilo

    Expire po passport ko feb 2016,at nakasched na din po ako para sa renuwal 05oct. Pero baka po mapaaga ako ng bakasyon ko before renuwal. Ok lang po ba o kelangan 6mos valid para makalabas ng Pilipinas?at kung extension po ba pwede po bang makuha agad that day? Salamat po

    September 28, 2015 at 8:05 AM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      wala po problema kung uuwi kayo ng pilipinas pero pag balik nyo ng abu dhabi dapat 6 months valid, at least.
      mas makakabuting sa consulate po kayo magpa advise para matulungan kayo. thanks!

      September 28, 2015 at 9:22 AM Reply
  • brielle

    hi Sheila,

    magandang gabi.
    gusto ko sana malaman tungkol sa pag renew ng passport: ang passport expiration ko ay May 2016 at ang visa expiration ko ay March 2016. tama ba na mag pa booked na ako para sa renewal ng mas maaga gaya next month October.

    maraming salamat!

    September 16, 2015 at 9:42 PM Reply
  • Harrianne

    Hi Shiela! I hope ure well/. I just need a little help. kasi I had a hard time making an appointment so I made another email address. now the problem is I cant retrieve my password anymore for some reason don’t know exactly what went wrong. so I just wanna know if I need a print out copy of appointment? alam ko naman ang schedule ko the only thin tht bothers me nga baka they need that copy. Please reply soon thanks! best regrdsxxx

    September 10, 2015 at 5:53 PM Reply
    • Sheila | A B & Me

      I printed a copy of my appointment just in case. They didn’t ask for it naman. It becomes a problem if they tell you that you don’t have an appointment on your appointment date..wala ka proof.

      September 11, 2015 at 9:10 AM Reply
  • che

    its almost 1 week na q gustong kumuha ng appoinment for passport renewal pero lageng full der any contact no ng consulate or can i come der to make an appointment

    August 25, 2015 at 3:07 PM Reply
    • che

      please let me know.. expired na kase ang passport q dis september 29 2015

      August 25, 2015 at 3:09 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Wala po ako contact number ng consulate at hindi makakasiguro na aasikasuhin kayo doon pag pumunta kayo ng walang appointment.

      August 26, 2015 at 10:43 AM Reply
  • Eirrahc

    Hello.. I’m planning po na mgpasched ng renewal this January 2016, pero wala pong available n sched… Ano po yun? Talaga po bang puno lahat from Sept. – January? Lahat po na months between that month ay wala pong available… Paano po yan? Balak ko mgbaskayon ng May 2016 tpos yung passport ko expire nang June 2016…

    August 24, 2015 at 4:51 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      You just keep on trying. Napupuno talaga yung schedule pero meron ding nagka cancel. Ganun din nangyari sa akin at naka tyempo ako. tyaga lang.

      August 24, 2015 at 7:34 PM Reply
  • richie

    hi po maam, ano po yung mga requirements sa pag renew ng passport? sending your reply on my email is very much appreciated…..thanks po!

    August 15, 2015 at 2:36 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Paki basa po yung post. makikita nyo yung requirement kung susundin ang proseso. Sa pagkaka tanda ko, passport, application form at bayad ang kailangan.

      August 15, 2015 at 2:47 PM Reply
  • Madonna

    Nag check n dn pi aq s online para mag pa appointment lging lumalbas not available time plz nmn pa2 appointment po aq s renewal ng passport expired n po kc,,pki tulungan nmn po aq

    August 12, 2015 at 2:12 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Madonna, Wala po ako magagawa sa pag schedule ng appointment. Hindi po ako konektado sa Konsulado ng Pilipinas sa UAE. Mag check kayo araw araw sa online portal hanggang maka kuha kayo ng appointment. Ganon lang din po ang ginawa ko.


      August 12, 2015 at 10:34 AM Reply
  • Madonna

    Have good day ma’m sir kukuha po sna aq ng appointment po s renewal ng pasport expired n po kc,,mg pa2 appointment po sna q s renewal ng pasport

    August 12, 2015 at 2:05 AM Reply
  • Arvin C.

    Hello po.

    Balak ko po sanang umuwi ng pinas sa April 2016 kaso and expiry ng Passport ko ay June 2016.

    Ano po dapat kong gawin para ma tuloy ang byahe q?

    August 11, 2015 at 4:08 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      magpa extend ka ng passport or mag renew ka na, sa tingin ko.

      August 11, 2015 at 5:02 PM Reply
  • Mayra sendrijas

    hi maam tanong ko lang po pwede po ba ako dumeretso sa consulate pra dun nlang kumuha ng appointment sa pgrenew ng passport?kc lageng wlang available na time ang lumalabas sa pgkuha ng appointment kng pupunta ako dun pra personal n kukuha ng appointment bibigyan kya ako?salamat

    August 10, 2015 at 3:52 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      hindi ka nila eentertain doon pag wala kang appointment. if you read my post, first step is to present your documents and they will check kung may appointment ka.
      Walang gumagawa ng appointment sa consulate, online lang po.

      August 10, 2015 at 10:35 AM Reply
  • K

    Hi po! Thank you for this very informative article. Magre-renew din kami ng nanay ko ng passport dito sa Dubai and your post really helps us a lot in knowing about the process. Thanks again po! God bless

    July 23, 2015 at 8:10 AM Reply
  • dhez


    my scheduled appointment is on july 28,2015. do u think my new passport can be released before oct 01? as I have booked a flight back to phils for a short vacation. is there any way I can be assured of that it will be released latest last week of September?

    July 14, 2015 at 2:46 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      No assurance. Usually it takes 8 weeks to be released.

      July 14, 2015 at 7:23 AM Reply
  • Rod

    Hello po,

    Ask ko lg sana… Naka e-passport (with chip) na ako expiring on March 7, 2016. By Sept. 8, 2015, less than six months na sya and i need to travel sa pinas by Sept 10, 2015. Ma eextend po ba nila yun? Because i heard na mahigpit na daw ngayon and mag eextend lng sila kng may valid reasons like death sa family or emergency cases. I’m thinking twice baka ksi bumili ako ng ticket for September 10, 2015 and hndi pala approved ung extension ng passport… May appointment na ako for passport renewal on September 2, 2015 pero i don’t want to wait on that date para bumili ng ticket ksi mahal na ticket by that time.

    Appreciate your advise..


    July 12, 2015 at 8:47 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Rod, I would suggest going to the consulate and try to get your passport extended na lang habang maaga pa. Tell them that you need to travel, hindi naman pwede na hindi nila extend ang passport mo, its your basic human right to go home. 🙂

      July 13, 2015 at 7:41 AM Reply
      • Rod

        Hello po.

        Thanks for the advise.

        Yes, I’ll definitely visit the consulate for extension.


        July 19, 2015 at 8:32 PM Reply
  • Rosalyn

    Hello po, miss Shiela ask lang po.. Pwede po ba ako mag travel kahit yung passport ko is on process cya nang renewal? Nag renew na kasi ako noong May 21, 2015 po, tapos 3 months pa daw bago ma release.. Nasa akin po yung passport ko, ma expired ko cya Aug 16, 2015 po , pero babakasyon po kasi ako ngayong July 5 until July 30 po.. Ang tanong po, okey lang ba na mag travel? Hindi po ba ako magkaka problema sa immigration? Thanks po.. Have a good evening ☺️

    June 28, 2015 at 9:47 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      kailangan po 6 months valid ang passport pag nagta travel. baka po magka problema kayo.

      June 28, 2015 at 10:59 PM Reply
      • Rosalyn

        Thank u po sa reply, ganon po ba? Kasi nagpa book na nang ticket yung company namin, may emergency lang kasi yung kapatid ko malubha kasi yung sakit nya.. Kailangan ko po umuwi. Wala po bang ibang solusyon ? May resibo naman po ako nang renewal ko. Thanks po.

        June 29, 2015 at 12:20 AM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Mam, try to have your passport extended. Go to the consulate and tell them your situation. Goodluck.
          Magbabayad ka lang ulit for the extension pero at least makaka byahe ka.

          June 29, 2015 at 8:18 AM Reply
          • Rosalyn

            Thanks po, nakakuha na po ako nang extention…god bless

            June 29, 2015 at 12:04 PM
          • Michelle

            Hi Rosalyn

            Nkuha mo ba gad ang extension mo kase gusto k din mgpaextension pls reply tnx

            August 14, 2015 at 7:29 PM
  • Kaycee

    Hi Ms. Shiela, I just wanna ask gano katagal magsend ng confirmation sa email? I’ve booked my appointment last Thursday but up to this day wala pa din po ako narereceive na confirmation sa email ko. Is this normal po? Regards.

    June 28, 2015 at 6:33 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      I received my confirmation same day din po. check the system again, sasabihin naman sa inyo kung may existing appointment.

      June 28, 2015 at 7:53 PM Reply
      • Kaycee

        It says that there’s already 1 appointment. Niresched ko po ang appointment ko pero na-cancel ko naman po yun first. But both po wala dumating na confirmation sa email. May contact number or email po ba nila kayo? Thanks so much.

        June 29, 2015 at 3:43 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Sorry, mam. Wala po ako contact number. Try asking through FB?

          June 29, 2015 at 5:35 PM Reply
  • Racquel

    Hello mis sheila, ask ko lng kc ung naka appointment ako nitong june 27 sa saturday 2PM, open ba cla saturday? kc yang date na yan ang nareceived ko confirmation galing sa website nila. confused kc ako sa date, wala po kcng sumasagot sa landline nila kht sa email walang reply, baka sakali sa inio masagot tanong ko. baka kc pagpunta ko dun ng sat. sarado pala cla sayang lng pag absent ko.

    maraming salamt po.

    June 22, 2015 at 10:10 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi. Please refer to their FB page for announcements. Nag post po sila ng timings during Ramadan

      June 22, 2015 at 11:10 AM Reply
  • Stan

    Hi po! ask ko lang kasi pa expire na ung passport ko this coming October 2015, magbook sana ako ng appointment for renewal ngayon kaya lang August 25 na yong available slot. Pwede pa kaya magpa sched or need ko talaga pumunta ng consulate?


    June 16, 2015 at 12:26 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      I don’t see any problem kung mag book ka ng 25 August? unahan po ang pagpapabook and kung hindi mo kukunin yung next available slot, makukuha pa yan ng iba.
      Hindi ko po alam bakit gusto nyo pumunta ng consulate? for what?

      June 16, 2015 at 1:50 PM Reply
  • Jomar

    Hi mam, ask ko lang po anong gagawin ko kasi nagkaproblema ko sa employer ko, diko makuha agad ung passport ko.kasi nagaask sila ng proof of documents na magrerenew ng passport ko. nung nagdirect ako pumunta sa Phil.consulate dubai nagbayad ako binigyan lang nila ako ng receipt paper at wait ako ng txt nila kelan ako maschedule for renew my passport.after a week nakareceived ako ng schedule ko.any suggest ano po dapat kong gawin. kc this june 2 na schedule ko. makakakuha po ba ako sa phil.consulate ng proof na nakschedule nga ako sa date na un.madali lang sila magrelease ng passport problem lang may protocol sila na kailangan magpasa ng papel last minute nilang sinabi sakin.

    May 31, 2015 at 3:19 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      ipakita mo yung receipt at schedule mo. Wala naman kasi proof na kailangan sa pagkaka alam ko dahil karapatan pang tao mo yan na i renew ang pasaporte mo.
      isama mo yung PRO nyo para mag renew. Or subukan mo mag tanong sa consulate.

      Good luck.

      May 31, 2015 at 4:11 PM Reply
  • Rose

    Hello again,

    Mag rerenew po kasi ako sa sunday pero and yung passport ko mag eexpire pa sa March 2016
    Then I’m planning to travel next month which I think and I’m not sure kung by that time released na yung new passport ko. Sinusurender ba talaga yung old passport kapag nag papa renew?
    or until di pa na rerelease ung new passport mo bibigay sayo yung old and allowed ka pa mag traver?

    May 11, 2015 at 9:36 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      kung naka stamp ang valid visa mo sa old passport, ibabalik nila yun sayo. Better ask them on your scheduled appointment.


      May 12, 2015 at 11:38 AM Reply
  • Rose

    Hello Just like to ask, are you gonna surrender you old passport there?
    Then when you have a schedule to pick up your passport, your new passport bind with your old passport?

    May 4, 2015 at 8:42 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      yes, they will bind your old and new passport.

      May 5, 2015 at 11:33 AM Reply
  • Rose

    Very helpful blog Thank you.

    May 4, 2015 at 8:36 PM Reply
  • patrick

    mam magandang araw po. tanong ko lang kung anong oras kayo nakatsamba na makakuha ng sched sa portal? at kung 24/7 ba yung portal na yun, na khit gabi mag log in eh okay lang. 🙂 thank you.

    April 20, 2015 at 3:55 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Patrick, 24/7 yung portal sa pag kakaalam ko. umaga ako nag try. nag la login ako every hour. As I’ve said, nakatsamba lang ako kasi may nag cancel siguro.

      April 21, 2015 at 10:07 AM Reply
      • patrick

        okay po, kasi ilang beses na ko nakatsamba ng sched kaso po pag isesave ko na, not available agad agad. kailangan ata mabilis mag input ng infos then save. anyways thank you.

        April 21, 2015 at 12:36 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          yeah, dapat mabilisan nga. good luck! tyaga lang.

          April 21, 2015 at 1:57 PM Reply
  • Azel rosario

    Hi po… Possible po bang magrenew ako ng passport dito kahit tourist visa po ako… Thank you!

    April 16, 2015 at 6:06 PM Reply
    • A B & Me


      I am not so sure about that. Besides, visa processing takes 8 weeks, baka expired na yung visit visa mo wala ka pang passport.
      You can check with the consulate about this.

      April 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM Reply
    • aiyhel

      nakarenew ka po ba ng passport? ano pong balita dito?

      March 30, 2016 at 9:40 AM Reply
      • jona

        Same Issue here

        May 23, 2016 at 12:39 PM Reply
    • Nel

      Nakalimutan ko yung ibang req na binigay ko kasi tourist visa ako paexpired na kelangan ko na mag exit eh yung passport ko kelangan na din irenew ilang araw nalang kasi. Binigyan ako ng extension, tapos ang hiningi sakin yung ticket at tourist visa ko ata. Basta, pero makakapag renew ka pa din ng passport kahit tourist visa ka.

      April 10, 2017 at 2:25 AM Reply
  • jonalee nicdao

    good day poh.. just want to ask how to cancel tthe renewal appointment a account q online kz poh ngpunta q dun s consulate ng appoinment day q tas my problema poh s passport q my sira then ang dla q pong pera e sakto lng pngrenew.. ngaun poh gusto q ng kumuha ng bgong appointment as soon as possible kso pg ngllog in aq s site at gmit q ung account q andun pdin ung sked q nung april 14. expire npoh ang passport q s september. bka poh kz mgkproblema aq at ms mlaki p ang byran kung d q mrrenew agad.. Thank you poh… Your response is highly appreciated..

    April 15, 2015 at 11:17 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Jonalee, I’m sorry I can’t help. Di ko alam pano ikacancel. I would assume na may cancel option sa site nila. You can check with the consulate how to reschedule.


      April 16, 2015 at 10:56 AM Reply
  • jocelyn gausin

    hello ask ko lang,,wala nmn akng makitang message box sa fb ng pcg dubai..kaya lahat ng mga gustong kumaha ng appointment for renewal passport sa comment box nag leave ng message napakdali lang nmn intindihin,,pero wala tlaga.
    pls!!!sana matulungan nyo ako kasi malapit na ang expired ng passport ko..kahit sa isang site lahat walang availabilty dates eh hindi pa nga nakakapag lagay ng petsa at wala din mga petsang nakalagay dun…salamat

    April 11, 2015 at 4:33 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Jocelyn. Wala naman tanong sa post mo? I’m not sure what the question is.
      Kindly check with the consulate because I am not, in any way, connected with them. I just posted my experience and the procedure that I followed in order to get my passport renewed.

      Thank you.

      April 11, 2015 at 4:56 PM Reply
  • nympha Rose Gomez

    Hello mam..
    Tanung ko poh sana.. about sa appointment ko.. kc yung resibo ko sa appointment nawala so pag text na nila ako na may schedule na ako for renew ng passport ko wala me maippkita na record dhil nwala nga poh resibo ko.. so paano poh ang dapat Kong gawin mam? Tska ang passport ko mam ma expire ng June 2015.. tas mag bakasyon poh ako ng may 2015.. kung mag renew poh me dko na makuha ang new passport ko.. so pag balik kona.. maka balik pa poh kaya me kc ang bakasyon ko may 31 2015. Ang balik ko poh July 31. Ang expire ng passport ko June 2015. Ano mam ang dapat Kong gawin? Thank you so much mam..

    March 27, 2015 at 7:03 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Nympha, I don’t get it. Wala naman ako receipt nung nakatanggap ako ng appointment. And they did not text me my appointment date. If you followed the procedure, the appointment portal will give you the date and they will email you. So walang resibo dapat dahil wala ka naman binayaran to get an appointment.

      As for the expiry of your passport, I suggest you get an extension for your passport dahil hindi ka makakabalik ng UAE kapag expired ang passport mo.

      March 29, 2015 at 1:23 PM Reply
  • krisha

    Gud day po. Ate ask ko lng ilang days po ang processing kpag extension ng passport And how much po.. thanks po.

    March 26, 2015 at 4:13 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Krisha, if I’m not mistaken, makukuha mo din the same day yung extension… stamp lang yun eh. As for the fee, I’m not sure. Maybe you can ask them thru their FB page to be sure.

      Good Luck

      March 26, 2015 at 11:33 AM Reply
  • renz maria gabon

    Dear Ate,

    How are you? i hope everything is fine at your end.
    Ate ask ko lang if how to cancel my appointment schedule? Coz time lapse na po, i wasn’t able to cancelled my appointment earlier dun sa naka sched saken kasi hindi ko po ni expect na hindi ibbgay ng employer ko that day ang passport ko po.

    I hope u can help me to get through to have and get new appointment. I’m worried po kasi expired na po passport ko March 16, 2015 and i will travel on June 2015 for my vacation. I did my appointment last December 2014 but the schedule that has been given to was March 10,2015. Baka another 3months na naman po ang makuha ko at it will be on June which the same month of my vacation.

    Please let me know also if how can i renew my passport in abu dhabi coz they told me it’s easier po duon.

    Big Thanks po and Godbless

    March 15, 2015 at 2:02 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Renz, I’m not sure pano mag renew sa Abu Dhabi. I haven’t tried it there pero I heard its easier nga daw.
      As for the cancellation naman, I think you need to contact the consulate through their FB page to tell them your problem. They reply naman usually (hindi lang sila nag eentertain if you give them your passport number and ask for an appointment thru FB kasi that’s not how it works). Anyway, worst case scenario, you can just have your passport extended tapos pagbalik mo na lang dito mo ipa renew ulit.

      Good Luck!

      March 15, 2015 at 10:55 PM Reply
  • Kristina casandra layugan

    Thanks ms. Len ill wait

    March 9, 2015 at 1:31 AM Reply
  • Kristina casandra layugan

    Helo po! Nice to see these website
    Sa case q nmn po my passort will be expired this june and i’ ll have my vacation this april i already inquire and asked about this with my bos coz he had some fren working in consulate but then they told me that it’ s ok .. As long as na direct flight daw aq no need to ask for travel documents or ung cnsbi na patatak or extension ba un??!! Sa pinas nlng daw aq mag rerenew ..

    ms. len ano po sa tingni nyo?!!


    March 9, 2015 at 1:26 AM Reply
  • maricon

    Hi! Pwede po bang magpa extend ng passport kung tourist visa? Thanks!

    February 5, 2015 at 8:53 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Maricon, hindi ata. Not sure tho. You can ask them thru FB, I think they would reply to this question.

      February 7, 2015 at 2:29 PM Reply
      • GLYNISSE

        ate, aug 2015 ang expire ko sa passport tapos yun visa ko may 2015 anu suggestion mo dpat gawin ko kc na lito ako, pwed po ba pumunta doon na kahit wala akong appointment.salamat po

        February 16, 2015 at 12:49 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Ano bang tanong mo? hindi ko alam anong sasagutin ko.
          Pwede ka pumunta ng walang appointment pero hindi ko masisiguro sayo kung aasikasuhin ka nila.
          Bakit ka pupunta ng walang appointment in the first place? May valid passport at visa ka pa naman.
          Second, kung mag expire ang visa mo, pwede naman yan i renew using your current passport dahil valid pa yan. Pag malapit na ang expiry ng passport mo, ipa renew mo lang. I don’t see any issues.

          February 16, 2015 at 2:59 PM Reply
          • Dhes

            pls…pano po kung expire n ang passport ko sa may 2015 at balak ko magbakasyon sa May at nagtry ako magappoitment kaso may 12,13,14 masyado late ano po pwede ko gawin

            February 17, 2015 at 3:52 AM
          • A B & Me

            Dhes, sorry pero wala akong ma aadvise sayo. You should have arranged your passport renewal sooner.
            Ask ka na lang sa FB page thru private messaging baka may maisagot sila sayo.

            February 17, 2015 at 10:50 AM
  • Joe

    Good day po!

    Ask ko lang po kasi nabasa ko Sa flowchart ng consulate eh mauna encoding then cashier at iiwan yung application form sa cashier para ma-process yung application. Eh sa akin po eh nauna ako magbayad at binalik naman sakin yung form then encoding na at dun nla kinuha yung form. Okay na po ba yun? Thanks!

    February 3, 2015 at 9:26 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Ang alam ko wala kang iiwan sa cashier kundi ang pera mo. Sa encoding mo iiwan ang papers. 🙂

      February 4, 2015 at 10:22 AM Reply
      • Joe

        So after po ng encoding yun na? Wait nalang ako 8 weeks? Thanks for replying!

        February 4, 2015 at 7:52 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          yes. wait for 8 weeks na lang. check sa FB ang announcement.

          February 5, 2015 at 10:29 AM Reply
          • Joe

            for collection I only need the receipt tama po ba? Thank you for replying ho.

            February 7, 2015 at 12:32 AM
          • A B & Me

            yes, Joe. Just bring your receipt.
            Check mo lang yung FB announcement nila kung ano yung mga passports na available for collection.
            Wala naman schedule yun collection as far as I know. 🙂

            February 7, 2015 at 2:30 PM
  • Can

    Ganun po b talaga yung website walang calendar n lumalabas? Pano ka po kya mkk browse ng dates n available? Nakakatawa nman tong website nila tsambahan parang loto. Low budget website hahaha, gobyerno nga nman tlaga, malamang npunta n nman sa bulsa ang perang dapat nklaan sa pagawa ng maayos n website. Grabe to pahirap no, natatawa n lng ako n naiinis

    January 11, 2015 at 7:19 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Can, i cant say agree nor disagree with you. Kung hindi maka kuha ng date, it can simply mean na madaming naka schedule kaya dapat month before pa lang nag papa schedule ka na. Naka kuha nga lang ako ng schedule dahil may nag cancel. Try and try na lang

      January 11, 2015 at 8:11 PM Reply
      • Can

        What i mean is dapat may nag aapear na calendar sa website nila kc matagal p ang plano kong appointment sa april or may p or bk july p, pero kung walang calendar d k mkk choose ng date n plan mo ng mas maaga. So bale game of chance lng talaga ang ggwin ng mga taong ng b browse paulit ulit mong bubuksan hangang sa mk tsamba k. Point is hindi user friendly ang website nila for appointment compared sa ibang mkikita mo yung calendar n nklagay kung available p o hindi yung particular day ng gusto mo.

        January 12, 2015 at 5:46 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Can, I think meron lang glitch sa system nila. I tried logging in and hindi din ako maka browse ng calendar kasi daw may active appointment ako (yung appointment date ko na lumipas na, dapat na clear na yun dahil completed na ang transaction). Hindi naman maiiwasan na may glitch sa system. I would suggest take a screen cap of your error / issue sa portal and then send mo sa FB nila via private message. Sumasagot naman sila doon. Hindi lang sila nag aaccept ng appointment via FB pero they answer queries.

          I’m sure they would appreciate kung ma report natin ang problema ng system nila para ma rectify. I will do the same thing para ma clear na yung appointment ko sa system nila. Also, you have to take into consideration yung dates ng Ramadan. In my experience, hindi lumalabas ang calendar/ schedule nila during this time kasi hindi pa nila alam ang Ramadan timings nila (shempre shortened working hours yan). Once alam na nila yung Ramadan schedule, nilalabas na nila yung calendar for appointment.

          Good luck!

          January 12, 2015 at 5:54 PM Reply
          • Can

            Oo nga, mas maganda ngangdumirecho sa consulate, tumawag ako kanina at sabi ng nkausap ko pumunta n lng ako ng consulate para direktang magpa sched, mas ok n siguro yun kesa magubos ng oras sawebsite nila. Wala talagang mdaling paraan pag pinas. Anyway salamat po sa pag bigay ng time sa pag reply sakin, gagamitin kong pointers ang blog mo pag time ko n magparenew. Salamat

            January 12, 2015 at 7:45 PM
          • A B & Me

            Mabuti at nacontact mo sila. Punta ka na agad

            January 12, 2015 at 7:46 PM
  • michie

    hi po..i tried couple of times magkuha ng apoitment pero eto LAGI SAgot,
    All appointment times are currently reserved. Please check back again later or find an open appointment time. Thank you!

    January 7, 2015 at 2:33 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Michie, it only means that “all appointment times are currently reserved.” You have to try and try and try just like what I did.

      Good luck.

      January 7, 2015 at 2:57 PM Reply
  • Dolores Dioquino

    Hi .mam shiela expired na pong matagal ung passport ko 20months na yta wla pa nmn akong copy magkaroon kya ako ng problem kc expired din ang id ko may visa ps kya ako wrk ko sa bhay matspos ang contract ko ngaun feb
    pwed pa kya akong mag wrk sa lbas kailangan ps ba ang release paper
    need ur advise plz

    December 30, 2014 at 10:56 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Dolores, wala akong alam kung anong proseso sa pagwork mo sa labas. Pero importante na may passport ka dahil hindi ka makakalabas ng bansa kung wala kang valid passport. Passport ay valid and legal document na nagpapatunay ng identity at nationality mo. Kailangan mo i renew yan. Walang penalty kung mag renew ka ng expired passport kaya pwede mo yan i renew anytime. Good luck!

      January 1, 2015 at 10:45 AM Reply
      • Maria

        Hello po mam sheila, magtanong po sna ako, kz po po mag 7months napo paso ang passport ko,at wla na din po ako visa, balak kona po umuwi ng pinas,magkakaproblema po ba ako sa immigration Satin kpag nasa immigration desk napo ako,at kng sakali po na may magandang pagkakataon po ulit na makabalik po ako ulit dito sa dubai, kpag ok napo at ayos napo lahat ng documents,wala po ba akong magiging problema sa paglabas ko po ng bansa natin, need kopo ng advice nyo, salamat po ng marami!

        June 11, 2015 at 12:54 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Hello, ang alam ko po kailangan nyo ng valid travel documents para makapag travel. So dapat po pumunta kayo sa consulate para magpa renew ng passport. tungkol naman sa pag balik nyo dito, depende yun kung anong naging kaso at nag over stay kayo dito sa Dubai ng walang visa.

          Makipag usap po kayo sa mga officials sa consulate para mabigyan kayo ng mas maayos na sagot at tulong.

          June 11, 2015 at 9:43 PM Reply
          • jovelyn

            Hi po, ma’am ask lang po ako kung matagal po ba magpa extension ng pasport o mabilis lang po? Kc hndi po ako mka2pag exit kung 5months nlang po ung pasport ko. Maraming salamat po.

            June 21, 2015 at 2:08 PM
          • A B & Me

            Mam alam ko po same day lang din yun pag extension kasi stamp lang naman yun sa existing passport mo.
            You may contact the consulate din po for clarification.

            June 21, 2015 at 3:47 PM
  • jason

    hello po,

    my passport will expire on August 9,2015.. tanong ko lang kung ilang buwan before the expiration date ako mag file ng appointment for renewal..

    salamat po..

    December 9, 2014 at 1:34 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Jason,

      try 6 months before the expiration magpa appointment ka na because mahirap kumuha ng appointment date. Kung wala pang available dates ng 6 months before, try 3 months before expiration. Give yourself enough time para iwas stress.

      December 9, 2014 at 3:09 PM Reply
  • Joel

    Paano po ma’am kung ang appointment ko ay 1:10pm pero nagpunta ako ng maaga mga 7am. I-entertain po ba nila ako agad kahit 1 pm pa ung appointment ko or paghintayin nila ako ng 1pm talaga? Sana masagot nyo po agad. Sa dec. 11 na kasi appointment ko. Maraming salamat po..

    December 9, 2014 at 12:29 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Joel, hindi ko masasabi kung i-entertain ka nila pag dating mo ng maaga. Maaaring pagsabihan ka na 110 pm pa ang schedule mo. You can try, pero di ko ma guarantee that they’ll assist you.
      Good luck!

      December 9, 2014 at 8:37 AM Reply
      • Joel

        Kasi po Ma’am ang iniisip ko eh parang sa emirates id na ung rules nila, na kung ano ung oras ng appointment mo eh ganong oras oras ka rin nila i entertain. Mga 10 na lng ako siguro pupunta para kung tama ang iniisip ko eh maikling oras lang ako maghihintay hindi tulad ng 7am mahaba ang oras. Maraming salamat po Ma’am..

        December 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Hi Joel, don’t forget na may break time sila ng 12 – 1. Good luck!

          December 9, 2014 at 10:50 AM Reply
  • JHUN

    Hi mam,

    Ang passport ko po ay maexpire march 15,2015 and gusto ko pong magabakasyon this january.
    need ko po ba irenew bago ako umuwi or pede bagbalik ko nalng?

    salamat po.jhun

    November 26, 2014 at 7:49 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Jhun, ang alam ko pwede ka umuwi dahil valid pa naman passport mo pero hindi ka makaka labas ng Pilipinas dahil kailangan 6 months valid. Apply ka na lang ng visa extension para mas mabilis pero ganun din ata babayaran. Better inquire sa fb page, masasagot nila yan.

      November 26, 2014 at 9:11 AM Reply
  • Marlon R. Cruz

    Hi Ma’am Shiela,

    Nagpaappointment po ako ng passport renewal, nakapagfilled-up na din po ako ng form at naisubmit ko na din po one week ago. Pero di pa din po ako nakakareceive ng confirmation sa appointment ko from consulate. Ang schedule na sinubmit ko po ay February 2, 2014. Ask ko lang po kung gano katagal bago makareceived ng confirmation.

    Maraming Salamat po.


    November 24, 2014 at 6:35 PM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Marlon, saan ka nagpa appointment? (sa website? sa consulate mismo? sa FB?)
      Nung ako ay nagpa appointment, nakuha ko agad ang confirmation email.

      November 25, 2014 at 10:22 AM Reply
      • Joanna

        Gaano po katagal bago nyo nareceive ung confirmation sa email?

        April 6, 2015 at 10:03 AM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Hi, same day din. 🙂

          April 6, 2015 at 10:50 AM Reply
  • Mylene

    hi Shiela,

    i was just wonderin if you have idea about appointment-no shows, i made an appointment last 16 Nov and at the last minute i cant make it due to work reasons, im now trying to schedule a new appointment, however the old one is still there which is not allowing me to do so. 🙁

    November 19, 2014 at 11:07 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Mylene, I have not encountered this before. I would imagine that since the date has already passed, it should have been cancelled already, right?
      Have you tried calling them? Or sending them a private message in FB? they might give you a solution to this. (from my experience, they answer queries in FB BUT they won’t make appointments for you. I would suggest tell them that you’re having issues with scheduling).

      Hope that helps!

      November 19, 2014 at 12:02 PM Reply
  • Grace

    Hi po I applied for passport renewal on august. More than 8 weeks na po nakalipas pero wala pa yung name ko sa may website for passports ready for release

    November 16, 2014 at 9:01 AM Reply
    • A B & Me

      Hi Grace, just keep checking. 🙂

      November 16, 2014 at 10:29 AM Reply
    • Jack

      Dear Ms, Sheila,

      Tourist visa po ako and need ko na po magexit sa oman ngayong May 26,2016 eh ayaw tanggapin ung passport ko at maeexpired na kasi sa september 2016 so ung appointment date ko po is June 10 na , pwede pa din bang magrenew ng passport kahit expired na tourist visa ko magbabayad nalang po ako ng fine hanggang sa marenew passport ko.ayaw po kasi akong pauwiin ng magulang ko babayaran nalang daw nila ung fine..

      May 24, 2016 at 2:44 AM Reply
      • Alvin | AB&Me

        You try and exit to another country such as Iran. You are going to a huge risk by overstaying in the country. As far as I know you can only overstay for a certain number of days before you can be considered as illegal.

        Regularly check the appointment website because its common that other people would cancel or reschedule their appointment and a slot can be available for earlier dates.

        May 24, 2016 at 11:04 AM Reply
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    August 13, 2014 at 12:23 PM Reply
    • Rico

      Hi, pwede ba mag renew ng passport sa UAE consulate kahit naka visit visa pa lang?

      November 16, 2015 at 1:26 PM Reply
      • Sheila | A B & Me

        I’m assuming pwede pero to be sure ask the consulate po.

        November 16, 2015 at 2:13 PM Reply
        • brendalyn

          Elow po mam sheila ask ko lng po makakauwi.po ba ako sa pinas sa june 15,2016 at expired ng passport ko aug.16,2016..salamat po…

          February 6, 2016 at 4:18 PM Reply
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            makaka uwi ka..di ka lang makaka alis ulit unless mag renew ka ng passport.

            February 7, 2016 at 8:46 AM
          • merz

            hello po gud evening po maam..ask ko lng po hahanapin po ba sa consulate yung pinadala nilang appointment via email? kc po na delete ko yung schedule na sinend nila sakin pero po tanda ko po ung schedule na senend nila sakin..wala po bang problema doon or kylangan ko uli kumuha ng bagong appointment?salamat po..

            February 9, 2016 at 9:38 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            Hindi ko po masasabi. Try nyo na lang pumunta.

            February 10, 2016 at 10:16 AM
          • Maria

            Ma’am gud ev po. Same na tanong po ma eexpire na po ung passport ko sa june 15,2015 at visa ko june 14,2015. Dn sa july pa po pauuwiin ng boss ko. Makakalabas paba ako ng bansa ma’am? Or wla po bang magiging problema dito at dun sa pinas immgration? God bless po

            March 5, 2016 at 11:03 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            2015 pa na expire? o you mean June 2016?

            Hindi ka ba pwede mag renew ng passport? Paki tanong na lang sa consulate po.

            March 6, 2016 at 8:54 AM
          • Maria

            June 2016 pala ma’am. Dn july 2016 pa ako pauuwiin ng amo ko. Wala ho bang magiging problema sa immigration dito sa pinas ma’am? Di naman dn ako babalik na.

            March 6, 2016 at 12:19 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            hindi ko po alam anong magiging implications ng expired passport. sa consulate na lang po kayo mag tanong dahil hindi ko pa na experience yun.

            March 6, 2016 at 12:25 PM
          • Rachel

            Mag expire po passport ko this July 5, 2016, pero nakapag schedule po ako this July 21 for renewal, pero kapos po ako ngayon sa budget kaya baka ipa re schedule ko po by first week ng August. Ok naman po ang working visa ko dahil kakapalit ko lang po employer at mag 1 year pa lang ako by October, next year ko po balak mag take vacation, by April or May. Magkakaron po ba ako fines dahil mag 1 month expired ang passport ko kung sa August pa ako mag pa re-sched?
            Thank you po.

            July 4, 2016 at 12:08 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            ang alam ko walang fine ang expired passport. check na lang po sa consulate para sure.

            July 4, 2016 at 12:21 PM
        • Raymundo

          Pwede kasi nakapag renew naman ako last May.15,2016

          May 16, 2016 at 7:42 PM Reply
      • medz

        hi, nkpgrenew po ba kau ng passport nyo?

        October 10, 2016 at 2:44 PM Reply
  • Len

    Hi! Thanks for the info above. Just want to check, did you arrive in the consulate on the exact time stated on your appointment or did you come early? I am just worried that if I come on time baka mahaba na yung pila or if I come early eh hindi naman ako entertainin pa kung di pa yung oras ko. My schedule is at 0950am and I am planning to come there at around 8am or 7am even just to be ahead on the line. How early did you arrive there? Thanks a lot! 🙂

    July 10, 2014 at 11:44 AM Reply
    • Sheila

      Hi Len, my sched was at 2 pm if I remember correctly… I arrived 5 mins before. You don’t have to go there super early… Pero don’t come late kasi you have to drop your passport sa counter and you don’t want to be at the bottom of the pile.. First come first served kasi.

      July 10, 2014 at 11:48 AM Reply
      • lerma B.ruela

        hi mis shiela panu po mag pa appoint san po aq mag fill up ng form?mag papa apoint po kc aq this april 2015 expired na pasport q thanks hope to hear u
        have a good day

        February 4, 2015 at 10:23 PM Reply
        • A B & Me

          Hi Lerma,
          Nandun sa post ko sa taas lahat ng links at procedure pano magpa appointment. 🙂

          February 5, 2015 at 11:29 AM Reply
      • alvin

        hello po ate bukas ko n po kukunin ung passport ung resibo ko nwala mkukuha ko pa ha ung passport kong bago help nmn po

        February 17, 2016 at 7:07 PM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          I can’t say for sure pero puntahan mo pa din. Mukha mo naman ung nasa passport, ibibigay naman siguro yun sayo.

          February 18, 2016 at 1:35 PM Reply
          • kRISTIAN

            Magkano po ang mag pa renew ng passport?

            February 20, 2016 at 2:49 PM
          • Sheila | A B & Me

            Nakalagay na po dun sa post. paki basa na lang

            February 20, 2016 at 5:08 PM
      • alfredo ortiz

        hi po maam sheila pwede po ba mag renew ng passpord ko

        July 17, 2016 at 9:27 AM Reply
        • Sheila | A B & Me

          opo, pwedeng pwede po kayo mag renew ng passport nyo. Sundin lang po yung steps na isinulat ko.

          July 17, 2016 at 10:25 AM Reply
        • Susan

          Pwede po b mag ask ng sample ng letter of extension for renewal of passport?

          June 19, 2017 at 2:43 AM Reply
          • Alvin | AB&Me

            Please clarify what you by “letter of extension for renewal of passport”. Do you want to extend your passport validity without applying for renewal?

            Please note that extension of passport validity will only be granted for emergency cases.

            June 19, 2017 at 6:40 AM

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