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PH to mount repatriation flight for OFWs in UAE in June 30; here’s how to apply


The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in the Philippines will be mounting its third repatriation flight for distressed Filipinos in the UAE on June 30. 

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCG) and the Northern Emirates posted the form that one should fill out on its Facebook page. 

“Nauunawaan ng Philippine Consulate General sa Dubai ang sitwasyon ng mga Pilipinong nasa Dubai and Northern Emirates dahil sa pinalawig na pagbawal ng pagpasok ng mga pasahero mula sa UAE,” a message written on the form read. 

“Kung kaya’t patuloy din naming ipinararating sa Department of Foreign Affairs ang inyong mga hinaing, upang sa gayon ay maiparating din ito sa mga kinauukulang ahensya ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas,” it added. 

The PCG urged those with a travel ban to coordinate with the Intern-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) and the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 by sending an email to the following addresses:,, and

Those who seek to be repatriated from the UAE are urged to request to: 

1. [ABU DHABI at AL AIN VISA HOLDER] – Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi Assistance to Nationals section: 

Tel. No.:  +971 50 443 8003

Tel. No.:  +971 50 207 9898


2. [DUBAI VISA HOLDER] – Philippine Consulate General in Dubai: mag fill-up ng form gamit ang link na ito 

One email address is required for one applicant. If a family has five members, each of them needs to have an email address. 

Below are the reminders set by the Philippine government to those who wish to apply for the program: 

1. Make sure your mobile number is active or working. 

2. The applicant should be ‘cleared to travel’, with no pending, active criminal, police, or civil case and is fit to travel. If an applicant has overstaying fines, he or she should settle it in UAE’s immigration offices three days prior to his or her scheduled flight. 

Those with an active or pending travel ban, criminal or civil case, are advised to settle it first before they’re allowed to join the repatriation program. 

Only until 34-week pregnant women are accepted by the airline. She needs to produce a copy of her latest ultrasound report, copy of fit to travel certificate issued by a doctor, a printed copy and a doctor-signed EMIS form of the Philippine Airlines. 

If an applicant has a medical condition, the person should provide a fir to travel certificate issued by a doctor, a printed copy and a doctor-signed EMIS form of the Philippine Airlines. 

If an applicant is a household service worker (HSW), he or she should have a no-objection certificate signed by his or her employer, signifying that he or she is permitted to go back home if his or her visa is not canceled. 

The Global Filipino Magazine is the only Filipino magazine in the UAE that prints on a monthly basis. Its goal is to champion the success of every global Filipino across the globe.

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