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UAE: Philippine consulate in Dubai closed for 2 days due to Covid-19 risk

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Dubai - The mission has said its premises will be thoroughly disinfected during the two-day closure.



By Kirstin Bernabe

Published: Sun 17 Jan 2021, 11:44 AM

Last updated: Sun 17 Jan 2021, 11:54 AM

The Philippine Consulate-General (PCG) in Dubai will be temporarily closed from today, January 17, until tomorrow, January 18, after a possible exposure to Covid-19, the mission said in a statement.

“All clients who availed of consular services today (January 17) are strongly encouraged and advised to get tested for Covid-19 as soon as practicable,” it added.

Meanwhile, the consulate has said its premises will be thoroughly disinfected during the two-day closure.

Those whose appointments will be affected by the temporary suspension of services will be notified via e-mail. Filipinos who require immediate assistance may send a message to the consulate’s hotline and WhatsApp numbers.

> PCG in Dubai on WhatsApp: 056-4177558

> Assistance to Nationals (ATN): 056-5015755 / 056-5015756

For queries on consular and ATN services, a message can be sent to the following e-mail addresses:

> Passport and travel document: epassportcoord@pcgdubai.ae

> Passport releasing: passport.releasing@pcgdubai.ae

> Notarisation and authentication of documents: notarials@pcgdubai.ae

> Marriage: marriage@pcgdubai.ae

> Birth and repatriation of remains: birth@pcgdubai.ae

> Visa: visa@pcgdubai.ae

> Assistance to Nationals: atn@pcgdubai.ae


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