Overseas Filipino Workers showed up early on November 26 at the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai to get their passports as well as other official documents during the special consular day.
According to data from the Philippine consulate, 893 OFWs were assisted for the one-day service, the majority of whom processed passport renewals and amendments.
OFWs also tried to apply for additional documents and updated their records with other government agencies such as POLO, OWWA, SSS, and Pag-IBIG.
OFWs also tried to apply for additional documents and updated their records with other public entities such as POLO, OWWA, SSS, and Pag-IBIG.
The following are the official breakdowns of the services provided by the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai on November 26:
Passport Renewal and amendment – 133
Notarization of legal documents – 82
Passports released – 103
Report of Marriage – 7
Report of Birth – 10
Contract Verification – 146
OEC issuance – 40
OWWA membership – 123
PAG-IBIG services – 122
SSS services – 127
TOTAL = 893
In Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the Philippine Embassy and Consulate provide a highly sought-after service during these special consular days.