PhilEmb Advisory: Passport unclaimed for 6 months to be cancelled


 Press Release 041-2012 (12 March 2012) 

PASSPORTS UNCLAIMED FOR SIX MONTHS TO BE CANCELLED

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reminds all Filipinos who applied for passports over six months ago and not claimed it yet to do so as soon as possible. 

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh and all Philippine Foreign Service missions have been reminded to strictly implement Department Order No. 37-03 dated 23 September 2003 requiring the cancellation of passports unclaimed after six months from issuance.

Applicants who fail to claim the new passport within the six (6) period have to re-apply and pay the prescribed passport fees.

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh shall cancel all Philippine passports unclaimed by the applicants or their authorized representatives after six (6) months from the date of issuance.

Filipinos are reminded to inform their respective employers accordingly to avoid unnecessary inconveniences.

Filipinos who have not claimed their passports issued in the past six months or more may call 01-482-3818 or send an email to consular@philembassy-riyadh.org. -end-

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