Embassy Opens Field Office for Travel Documents and Releasing of Surrendered Passports

Philippine Embassy in Riyadh

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Press Release

No. PR—088 – 2013

15 May 2013

Embassy Opens Field Office for Travel Documents and Releasing of Surrendered Passports

(RIYADH, 15 May 2013) – The Filipino community is advised that the Philippine Embassy will be opening a field office in Riyadh for the following consular services:

WHAT                  :       CONSULAR FIELD OFFICE FOR

        • Travel Documents
        • Releasing of Found Surrendered Passports
        • Extension of Found Surrendered Passports
        • Requesting Search for Surrendered Passports

        WHERE               :       Elite International School

                                                 Olaya District, P.O. Box 60949, Riyadh 11555

        WHEN                 :       Saturday, 18 May 2013 – Wednesday, 5 June 2013

                                                (Saturdays to Wednesdays, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM)

The Embassy would like to remind Filipinos that the current grace period of the Saudi Government for correcting irregular residency and labor status ends on 3 July 2013.

Those who have no new employer to transfer to, especially those without a valid passport, are advised to go home to the Philippines before the end of the grace period. They can still return to Saudi Arabia in the future if they are able to obtain valid visas.

Travel Documents

Those requiring Travel Documents are those who intend to go home to the Philippines during the current grace period.

The requirements for Travel Documents are:

  • Colored photo with white background (preferably passport size)
  • Duly-accomplished passport application form (available both at the field office and from the Embassy website)
  • Copy of old passport or other supporting documents
  • No fees, free of charge

Found Surrendered Passports

Those who received calls from the Embassy can claim their found surrendered passports at the consular field office. The passport will be only be released to the person it was issued to. No representatives allowed. This service is free of charge.

Those who want to extend the validity of their found surrendered passports can also do so at the consular field office. The extended validity will be one year. The fee is SAR 80.00

Filipinos can also come to the consular field office and submit a request, via a drop-box, to find his / her surrendered passport in the Embassy’s database. The Filipino should then await a call from the Embassy regarding his request. Request forms are available at the field office. This service is free of charge. (END)

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3 comments

  1. kath

    pano yung gustong umuwe n my mga anak?

  2. hakos lahat po ng taga jeddah naisurender na ang kanilang mga pasport d2 sa jeddah,, pano naman po kami na reyadh pero nandedeto kami sa jeddah?

  3. eduardo macoy

    paki send naman ng pasport namin sa jeddah kailangan namin

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