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How To Register in One Health Pass

Despite the pandemic that has kept the majority of the world inside their homes for nearly two years now, things are now starting to look up. Travel restrictions are starting to ease up as new cases show a downward trend – hopefully, things will finally get back to normal soon. For now, it is worth [...]

How To Contact The Philippine Consulate General In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia?

The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, serves as a vital link between the Philippine government and the Saudi government. Because of this strong foundation that’s been established by the two countries, Filipinos have flocked this country by hundreds and thousands for work even before the turn of the 21st century. That’s how long [...]

Ph Embassy in Riyadh

Many Filipinos travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for work or leisure – you may ask a family member; they’ll know someone who’s been here! This is not surprising given that Saudi Arabia is a country with a rich culture, a progressive society, and a sizable Filipino community. Furthermore, this country provides a plethora of chances [...]

What Are the 5 Steps to Know about Renewing Your Philippine ePassport in Saudi Arabia?

If you find yourself in need of an ePassport renewal in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind. And with its benefits, every Filipino should consider getting one for ease of use and travel anywhere in the world. In travel papers, the MRP meets the ICAO’s [...]

Pag-IBIG Programs & Services for OFWs in Saudi Arabia

In an earlier post, we shared about the Social Security System and where you can pay contributions as an OFW. Today, we are going to talk about another Philippine government corporation: the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), or more commonly known as the Pag-IBIG Fund. Basically, the Pag-IBIG Fund offers a national savings program that enables [...]

How to Apply for Saudi Police Clearance

A police clearance is a document which certifies that a person has no pending legal cases or criminal records in the place where he/she resides in. It is a common requirement when applying for a job, applying for residency or citizenship in another country, and other similar purposes. In Saudi Arabia, a police clearance may [...]

Where to Pay SSS Contributions in Saudi Arabia

Have you recently arrived to work here in Saudi Arabia? Are you wondering how you can continue paying your Social Security System (SSS) contributions? In this article, we will talk about the SSS program, its benefits, and representative offices in the Kingdom. The SSS is a government-run social insurance program in the Philippines for workers in the [...]

In an earlier post, we shared a guide for Filipinos who are planning to get married in Saudi Arabia. This time around, we are going to talk about another family-related topic: how to report the birth of a child who is born to Filipino parents in Saudi Arabia. Reporting a child’s birth to the Philippine [...]

Etiquette for Businesses - Do's and Don'ts in the Workplace

A few months ago, we shared the story of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who got fired for making a TikTok video in the workplace, while wearing a job uniform. Although this may not seem like a big deal in some countries, it is considered a serious matter here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For [...]

How to Apply for the Philippine National ID Online – 3 Steps

On Friday, April 30, online applications for the national ID began, with the aim of registering 70 million Filipinos in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by the end of 2021. READ ALSO: How to Renew your Philippine Passport in Saudi Arabia The Republic Act No. 11055, also known as the “Philippine Identification System Act,” established [...]