Philippine Embassy Advisory

PhilEmb Advisory: Bringing Medicines with Narcotic Properties In and Out of the Kingdom

*** Philippine Embassy Advisory Saudi Arabia’s Procedures and Measures on Bringing Medicines with Narcotic Properties In and Out of the Kingdom (Riyadh, 20 November 2014) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh recently received from the concerned Saudi authorities a copy of regulations and measures in bringing medicines with narcotics properties in and out of the […]

Saudi Ministry of Labor within our reach at 920001173

** Saudi Ministry of Labor Call Center 920001173 The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh informs the public that the Saudi Ministry of Labor call center number is 92-000-1173. The number provides information in Arabic and English for the following, which can be accessed by pressing first 2 for English and then the number for the service […]

Philippine Embassy URGENT Advisory

*** Philippine Embassy URGENT Advisory – Filipinos Qualified Under Amnesty but with no documents or fingerprint should contact and register with POLO immediately The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh advises all Filipinos who are qualify under the guidelines for amnesty but do not have the originals of their iqama and passport and have never submitted themselves for […]

157,494 Filipinos Regularize Status During Correction Period

**** 157,494 Filipinos Regularize Status During Correction Period Philippine Ambassador Ezzedin H. Tago, in a meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Consular Affairs Ambassador Usamah Al-Senousi, expressed gratitude of the Philippine government and the Filipinos in the Kingdom for the 7-month correction period granted by King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz which allowed […]

New Rules Governing the Foreign Workers Violating Labor and Residency Rules After the Correction Period

*** New Rules Governing the Foreign Workers Violating Labor and Residency Rules After the Correction Period (RIYADH, 4 November 2013) – The Saudi Government has informed the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, through a formal diplomatic Note, of the new rules that will govern foreign workers violating the labor and residency laws following the end of […]

Embassy Warns Filipinos Against Drug Smuggling, etc.

*** (Riyadh, 20  October 2013) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh warns all Filipinos in the Kingdom against receiving packages or parcels from unknown or untrusted senders as they may contain illegal drugs. The Embassy issues this warning following an increasing number of cases of Filipinos being arrested immediately after receiving packages or parcels suspected to […]

Advisory against dealing with unscrupulous, unauthorized firms and individual’s

*** The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh warned overseas Filipino workers in the Kingdom not to deal with any person or entities in exchange for promises of repatriation. The advisory was issued after  the Embassy received sworn complaints against certain individuals posing as Embassy or POLO staffs or employees.  (Riyadh, 23 October 2013) The public is advised to […]

Overstaying Filipinos Should Proceed NOW to Jawazat

 ***  (Riyadh, September 2013) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh renews its call to all overstaying Filipinos in the Kingdom to proceed NOW to the Deportation Office and avail of the facilities under correction period before the 03 November 2013 deadline. Philippine Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Ezzedin H. Tago, today renewed the Embassy’s call to all Filipinos […]

DTI and AISL signs MOA to Address Abandoned or Undelivered Balikbayan Boxes

*** Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) signs MOA to Address Abandoned or Undelivered Balikbayan Boxes (Riyadh, 29 August 2013) – On 10 July 2013, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) […]

How to recruit a household worker from the Philippines

RIYADH, 08/08/2013: Under the recent agreement between the Philippines and Saudi Arabia signed on 18 May 2013, all recruitment of Filipino household workers (drivers, domestic helper, gardener, etc) should be through an accredited Saudi recruitment agency which should have a partner agency in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy and its labor section (POLO) verifies the […]

Embassy Urges Filipinos to Go to Jawazat for Exit

More than 700 get Exit Visa since 3 July, Over 700 Repatriated on GPH (Government of the Philippines) Expense RIYADH, 28/07/2013: The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh urges all Filipinos in Riyadh and Eastern Region who will go on final exit and are qualified under the guidelines of the correction period, which has been extended to 3 November 2013, […]

Philippine Embassy Warns Against Use of Fake Marriage Contracts or Other Fake Documents

  ***  (Riyadh, 16 July 2013) – The Philippine Embassy warns all Filipinos that the use of fake marriage contracts or any other fake “authenticated” documents is illegal and contrary to both Philippine and Saudi Arabia’s laws. Anyone caught using or holding a fake marriage contract or other fake authenticated document can be held liable […]

Special Licensure Exams in Riyadh and Jeddah on 15-17 October 2013

*** Special Licensure Exams in Riyadh and Jeddah on 15-17 October 2013 In a press release posted on its website, The PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION (PRC) announced that Special Licensure Board Examinations (SPLBE) will be conducted in the Middle East on October 15, 16 & 17, 2013.  The testing centers and licensure board examinations are as […]

Announcement & Advisory from Philippine Embassy-Riyadh

PANIBAGONG ABISO TUNGKOL SA LOST PASSPORT SERVICES PARA SA MGA “ABSCONDED” O TAKAS NA MANGGAGAWA (RIYADH, ika-27 ng Mayo 2013) – Patuloy ang pag-conduct ng Embahada ng “Lost Passport” services sa consular field office nito sa International Philippine School of Riyadh (IPSR) para sa mga “absconded” o takas na manggagawa, kasama na rito ang mga nagtratrabaho sa employer na hindi nila orihinal na sponsor. Ang consular field office na ito sa IPSR ay bukas hanggang Martes, ika-4 ng Hunyo 2013 […]

Embassy Does Not Have Workers for Transfer

Philippine Embassy in Riyadh Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Press Release  No. PR-092- 2013 Embassy Does Not Have Workers for Transfer (Riyadh, 25 May 2013) Since the announcement of guidelines for the correction of the status of workers on 10 May, many interested potential employers are crowding the Embassy and its consular outfield services looking […]

Abiso Ukol sa “Lost Passport” para sa mga Absconded o Takas na Manggagawa

*** (Riyadh, ika-22 ng Mayo 2013) – Ang Embahada ng Pilipinas sa Riyadh ay magsasagawa ng consular field office para sa “lost passport” ng mga absconded o takas na manggagawa, kasama rin ang mga manggagawang nagtratrabaho sa employer na hindi nila orihinal na sponsor. Ang mga detalye ng consular field office na ito ay: ANO: […]