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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 [...]

Embassy Reminds Filipinos to Obey the Law Amid Reports of Mauling Incidents Involving Pinoys

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has issued a statement regarding the mauling incidents that recently took place near the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the Saudi Arabian capital. The said incidents involved Filipino nationals. ALSO READ: 10 Things That Could Land You in Prison in Saudi Arabia “We regret that these incidents happened as they cast [...]

To all Filipinos in the Saudi, please be informed of this public advisory released by the Philippine Embassy in UAE regarding the recent developments. The PH government assures Pinoys that they are prepared to repatriate any Filipino who may be affected by the ongoing crisis. Note: There is no reason for us to panic, but [...]

PH Embassy in KSA Launches Trial of Passport Applications without Appointment

The Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that it will be running a series of system tests in an attempt to accommodate all passport applications without an appointment for the entire month of November. The aim of the system pilot testing is to explore the possibility of removing the appointment system [...]

Embassy Releases Statement Regarding Case of Filipina Allegedly Raped by 6 Saudi Nationals

On Saturday (September 21), the Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has released a statement regarding the case of a Filipina allegedly raped by six Saudi nationals. The statement revealed that the Embassy had deployed a team to Saudi Arabia’s Al Qassim region, where the alleged victim can be found, to verify reports [...]

The Philippine Embassy announced that it will hold a two-day consular outreach mission, dubbed as “Embassy on Wheels” (EOW) in Dammam on August 23 and 24. The initiative was launched as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom through the efforts of the Philippine [...]

ADVISORY Removal of Red Ribbon from Authentication Certificates

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has recently announced that it shall stop affixing the “red satin ribbon” on the authentication and acknowledgement of documents, as instructed by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to all Philippine Embassies and Consulates worldwide. ALSO READ: How to Apply for a Working Visa in Saudi Arabia The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah [...]

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Filipinos and foreigners traveling to the Philippines, non-machine readable passports will no longer accepted by 2017. So to those who have the old passports and travel documents, kindly make sure to update them to avoid any hassle when travelling to the Philippines in the future. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, KSA has posted an advisory on their website [...]


Saudi Arabia has the most number of OFW populations in the Middle East. It is in fact a home to thousands of fellow Kabayans who have been staying in this country to try their luck to help their families. As a Filipino in this Saudi, You might wonder where to go if you need to [...]


KSA is the where most of OFW in the Middle East live. Since there is approximately 1.8 million (as per 2015) Filipinos living in the kingdom, this made KSA one of the countries in the world where you can find huge population of OFWs. KSA as everyone knows is very strict to personal identification like [...]