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How to Renew Philippine Passport in Saudi Arabia

If you are an Overseas Filipino Worker currently in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, you have to make sure that you apply for your passport renewal at least nine months prior to its expiry because there’s a lot of people queuing in the office. This article will guide you in getting a new Philippine passport either in the Philippine embassy located in Riyadh, or at the Philippine Consulate General office located in Jeddah (whichever you are nearer in KSA).

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Applying for a new Philippine passport beforehand ensures that you will not have any problems with travel plans. You must also be able to follow the general guidelines as well as submit the necessary documents in order for you to renew you ePassport easily.

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Guide to renewing your Philippine passport at the Philippine embassy in Riyadh and the Philippine Consulate General office in Jeddah

Step by Step Guide in Applying for a New Passport in Riyadh and Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia

General Guidelines

Applicants must be able to secure an appointment on-line via the link http://philembassyriyadh.checkappointments.com/ There are certain exceptions to the said protocol such as if you are:

  1. A holder of final exit visa or are currently applying for the exit visa
  2. New-born children up to one-year old
  3. A Senior Citizen
  4. Person With Disability
  5. Pregnant
  6. An individual who has lost his passport and is in need of a replacement.

Remember that walk-in applicants would not be entertained.

Ensure that your email addresses would be indicated correctly so you would be able to receive the confirmation message.

Each applicant must have only one reservation slot. Should you want to reserve a slot for your child, use the child’s name and other pertinent information, not yours. You can use your personal email address so the confirmation message can get through.

All applicants must be physically present during their appointment. Minor children should also be present and accompanied by a responsible adult as their pictures are also going to be captured.

Requirements for ePassport Renewal

Applicants must be able to produce the following documents during their personal appearance:

  1. Original copy of the passport
  2. Photocopy of the passport’s data page
  3. Fully accomplished ePassport application form downloadable from the Embassy’s website or from Window 3 of the Consular Section or from the Information Desk at the Embassy lobby.
  4. Passport payment fee of SR 240 – Passport Renewal Fee

Requirements for Damaged Passport

Applicants must be able to produce the following documents during their personal appearance:

  1. Original damaged passport
  2. Affidavit of Damage of Passport
  3. Fully accomplished ePassport application form downloadable from the Embassy’s website or from Window 3 of the Consular Section or from the Information Desk at the Embassy lobby.
  4. Passport payment fee

Requirements for Damaged Passport

Though no online appointment is required, applicants must be able to produce the following documents during their personal appearance:

  1. Report of lost passport from the Jawazat with English translation
  2. Affidavit of Lost Passport (SR 100)
  3. Fully accomplished ePassport application form downloadable from the Embassy’s website or from Window 3 of the Consular Section or from the Information Desk at the Embassy lobby.
  4. Passport payment fee of SR 360 for Green or MRP Passports or SRP 600 for ePassports plus an additional SR 100 for the affidavit.

Remember that there is a 15-day waiting period before the approval of the application for replacement of the lost passport.

Requirements for Newly Born Applicants for ePassport

Applicants must be able to produce the following documents during their personal appearance:

  1. Four copies of the Report of Birth available through the Embassy’s website or thru the Consular Section.
  2. Three copies of the Arabic and English Temporary Birth Certificate as well as other supporting documents such as Notification of Birth from the hospital or clinic where the infant was born.
  3. Three copies of the PSA-issued Marriage Certificate of the parents duly-authenticated by the DFA if married in the Philippines.
  4. Three copies of the Authenticated Report of Marriage from the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs with English translation if the marriage was performed in the Kingdom.
  5. Three photocopies of the parents’ passports’ data page
  6. Fully accomplished ePassport application form downloadable from the Embassy’s website or from Window 3 of the Consular Section or from the Information Desk at the Embassy lobby.

Requirements for Renewal of Philippine Passport for Minor Applicants (17 years and below)

Applicants must be able to produce the following documents during their personal appearance:

  1. Personal appearance of either parent with the child
  2. Original passport of the minor
  3. Original passport of the parents
  4. Original PSA-issued Birth Certificate of the minor applicant authenticated by the DFA if born in the Philippines.
  5. Original Report of Birth with seal and signature of the Consul for those born in the Kingdom.
  6. Original PSA-issued Marriage Certificate of the minor’s parents authenticated by the DFA if married in the Philippines.
  7. Original Report of Marriage issued by the Philippine Embassy if married in the Kingdom.

Remember as well that the Philippine Embassy will only take cash for payments and will not accept credit cards or debit cards for transactions. Convenient ATM kiosks are located within a 250-meter distance from the Consulate. Make sure that your ePassport payments are completed as if it is not complete the system would not be able to manufacture your passport.

Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Address: Alradaef St, Safarat, Riyadh 11693, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 11 482 3559
Website: http://riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph

Google Map Location: Phil Embassy Riyadh

Philippine Consulate General office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Address: 9060 Umm Al Qura، Al Adel, Jeddah 24244 23345, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 55 521 9614
Website: http://jeddahpcg.dfa.gov.ph

Google Map Location: PCG Jeddah

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