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

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

  
General view of Dubai skyline and a metro station on September 27, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Image for illustrative purposes.

General view of Dubai skyline and a metro station on September 27, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Image for illustrative purposes.

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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: 

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