Hubby’s passport is about to expire soon. Since we’re planning on going to Manila, he needs to renew it as early as now. He has to consider the appointment and processing periods. Base on my experience, it took around 5 weeks to renew my current passport.
To enable to be sure on the (new) procedure, I’ve visited the official website of the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCG-Dubai) . I’m glad to find out that we can now simply send a message in their Facebook Page .
Here are the 6 (simple) steps:
1. Get an appointment.
2. Fill out E-passport Application Form
3. Proceed to Passport Processing Area 
4. Proceed to Cashier 
5. Proceed to Passport Encoding Area 
6. Proceed to Releasing Section on date of release
OPTIONS IN GETTING AN APPOINTMENT
Visit their Facebook Page and send them a message using the message facility and NOT the comment area. Your request for appointment message should include the following details:
- Full Name (First, Middle, Last)
- Passport Number
- Mobile Number
Go to PCG-Dubai offices at Al Qusais to get an appointment date.
- Personal appearance
- Old passport
- Photocopy of the following pages
- Data page
- Visa page
- Last page
FEE: AED 240.00
I have set out below some relevant information of the Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines
Sunday to Thursday (Except Legal Holidays)
8:00am – 12:00nn
1:00pm – 5:00pm
- Lunch break (12:00nn – 1:00pm) Consulate compound will be closed
- Cashier accepts payments only until 4:00pm
Tel. no. 00971 4 2207 100
Mobile no. 00971 50 6544 047
Fax no. 00971 4 2207 800
firstname.lastname@example.org – for passport related inquiries
email@example.com – for legal matters and Assistance to Nationals (ATN)
firstname.lastname@example.org – for cultural and Filcom related inquiries
35 Beirut St., Extension 2, Al Qusais 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
From Abu Dhabi
Take Sheikh Zayed Road/ Business Bay towards Dubai all the way to Rashidiya, the airport tunnel, and the road heading to Sharjah. Emerging from the airport tunnel, you are on Beirut St. On your left you’ll find the Al Qusais Police Station, on your right Emarat petrol station and Light cafeteria. Before reaching the stop light, turn right and another quick right turn (Beirut Extension No. 2). On your left is the Consulate General Compound (immediate villa for Consular and Notary Services, the second villa is the labor office).
From Sharjah and the N. Emirates
Once you reach the junction of Beirut St. and Amman St., head towards the airport tunnel take the upper lane before entering the tunnel on the lower lane. Once you reach the stop light, make a quick U-turn. On your left you’ll find the Al Qusais Police Station, on your right Emarat petrol station and Light cafeteria. Before reaching the stop light, turn right and another quick right turn (Beirut Extension No. 2). On your left is the Consulate General Compound (immediate villa for Consular and Notary Services, the second villa is the labor office).
2. By Metro
Metro Via Red Line
Drop off at Rashidiya or Emirates station, take a quick cab trip to Al Qusais. Most, if not all cabs know where the Consulate General is. Fare approximately (20 AED). The Consulate General will be on your right from Beirut St.
Metro Via Green Line
Drop off at Al Qusais station, approximately 3 blocks away, a bit of a walk.
From Bur Dubai Bus 33, from Satwa Bus 32C, from Deira Bus 13, drop off at Al Qusais Bus Stop across Al Qusais Police Station. From station, the Consulate is on your right side, approximately 50m walk.