Passport renewal and extension in Saudi Arabia

Passport renewal and extension in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia | Dec 05, 2011 at 12:29 AM PST
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The Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that free charges for extension of Machine Readable Ready Passports is no longer available. Those who want to extension of MRRP will have to pay the charges of SR80 or P923.66.

According to the advisory"The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh advises Filipinos in the Kingdom that the Department of Foreign Affairs has discontinued the extension of Machine Readable Ready Passports (MRRPs) gratis (free of charge) as the delivery of electronic passports (e-Passports) has normalized".

The Embassy is calling all Filipinos in Saudi to check the validity of their passport to avoid problems in renewal and or any form of inconvience. In additiion the Embassy advises that to apply their renewal six month before its expiration. The cost for renewal fee is SR240 or P2,770.98.

shiela marie martinez is based in Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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