Is Saudi accepting OFW now?

Is Saudi accepting OFW now?

MANILA – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Wednesday said he sees no valid reason yet to lift the suspension on the deployment of Filipino workers to Saudi Arabia, unless it has settled the financial claims of some 11,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

How can I get appointment in Philippine Consulate Jeddah?


  1. Select the desired service;
  2. Select the preferred date and time of appointment;
  3. Supply the information required from the applicant (i.e., email address, name, and contact number), and.
  4. Review the booking information before confirming the same.

Can Filipino travel to Saudi now?

Tourist Visa holders from countries judged to pose a particularly high risk of spreading the virus, including the Philippines. It is to be noted, however, that Filipinos who hold visas for employment, work visit, business visit, and family visit are still allowed entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

How many days will it take to renew passport in Jeddah?

The processing time for a new passport generally takes two weeks, after which delivery of the new passport will take 24 hours within the geographic areas of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dhahran, Hail, and Qassim. Passport deliveries in all other geographic areas of Saudi Arabia will take 48-72 hours.

Is Saudi open for international flights?

Saudi Arabia has decided to go ahead and allow its airports to operate at full capacity for both domestic and international flights. The Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced on Sunday that airports are already operating at full capacity without any COVID 19 restrictions.

Does Saudi airlines require Covid test?

a PCR or an ANTIGENIC negative test less than 48 hours is required with a possible testing at arrival. Fordomestic flights, guests need to obtain a valid vaccination certificate not exceeding (9) months from the 2nd dose otherwise a proof of a booster shot is required.

How much is the renewal of Philippine passport in Jeddah?

Passport Renewal Fee in VFS PaRC in Jeddah is 343 SAR (inclusive of the VFS service fee).

What is the requirements for passport renewal?

Requirements for Renewal of Passport

  • Confirmed Online Appointment.
  • Accomplished Application Form.
  • Personal appearance.
  • Current ePassport with photocopy of data page.
  • Original PSA authenticated documents that will support the change of name. Marriage Contract. Annotated Birth Certificate.

How can I renew my passport in Jeddah consulate?

Requirements for the Renewal of Hajj / Umrah Passports:

  1. Personal appearance.
  2. NSO copy of Local Civil Registrar Copy of the Birth Certificate duly authenticated by the DFA (Red Ribbon)
  3. original and copy of Hajj / Umrah passport.
  4. Duly accomplished passport application form (no photo needed)
  5. Fee: SR 240.

Does Saudi Airlines require Covid test?

Is Jeddah Saudi Arabia Safe?

Jeddah is home to more than 4 million residents and is considered the westernmost gateway to the Islamic holy cities Mecca and Medina. Jeddah remains a safe and dynamic destination where tourists can learn about history that dates back to biblical days amidst new-age entertainment and modern attractions.