The Philippine Embassy in the UAE has launched the second VFS Passport Renewal Centre (PaRC) on June 12 which is available daily from 10am to 6pm, except UAE holidays.
The new PaRC is located at the VFS Centre at the World Trade Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Below are the steps on how to renew your passport in the PaRC without even going to the Philippine Embassy.
1. Appointment is required to secure a slot. Starting June 14, Filipinos can already schedule an appointment in this link.
PaRC cannot process the following conditions:
-New passports (babies, children, those applying for the first time)
-Filipinos requiring changes for their passports (from maiden name to married name, spelling, among others)
2. Philippine passport holders should bring the following to the PaRC:
-E-passport Renewal Form
-For Abu Dhabi Residents: Passport Application – Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Al Dhafra, Western Region Residents
-Existing Philippine Passport
-Photocopy of Passport
-Photocopy of Residence/Work Visa
-Photocopy of Emirates ID
3. Passport renewals at PaRC cost a total of AED331.75. The passport renewal fee is AED240 while AED91.75 is the service fee. Both cash and credit card payment options are accepted.