Filipino expatriates residing in the UAE are advised that passport services and all other consular procedures will be unavailable on June 12, in observance of Philippine Independence Day. Both the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate-General in Dubai will remain closed on this day. Additionally, services will not be accessible on June 17 and 18 due to the Eid Al Adha holidays. However, emergency hotlines have been established for expats to contact in urgent situations. In Dubai and the northern emirates, the consulate can be reached at +971 4 220 7100 for passport, notarial, civil registry, and other consular matters, and at +971 56 501 5756 for assistance to nationals who are not overseas Filipino workers. For assistance to OFWs, contact the Migrant Workers' Office at +971 56 353 5558 or +971 50 652 6626. In Abu Dhabi, the embassy can be contacted at +971 50 813 7836 or +971 50 443 8003. A special Saturday mission has been arranged for expats unable to visit the consulate during weekdays, with the Consulate-General in Dubai offering certain services on June 29 from 8am to 12pm, by appointment only. For booking appointments related to passport renewals, notarial services, and other consular services, visit For job contract verification and other transactions with the Migrant Workers' Office, book through