How to Renew Philippine Passport in Qatar: An Ultimate Guide

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In this concise guide, we’ll summarize all the essential details you need to do Philippine passport renewal in Qatar.

Read the main article here: How to Renew Philippine Passport Abroad: Guide for OFWs and Filipino Immigrants

 

Philippine passport renewal requirements in Qatar.

 

Where to renew a Philippine passport in Qatar.

Philippine Embassy in Qatar.

  • Address: St. No. 860, Zone 68, Jelaiah Area, Doha.
  • Contact information: +974 4493-0426 / 4498-6477 / [email protected]
  • Office hours: Sundays to Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (no lunch breaks).
 

How to Renew a Philippine Passport in Qatar: 7 Steps.

1. Make an online appointment.

Access the Embassy’s online appointment system to choose your preferred date and time from the available slots for your passport renewal.

2. Go to the Philippine Embassy in Doha.

Proceed to the Passport Processing Area and write down your name in the log-in sheet.

3. Submit your documents for verification.

Wait for your name to be called. When it’s your turn, submit the passport renewal requirements. Once they’re verified, the staff will give you a slip for the passport fee payment.

4. Pay the passport renewal fee.

Proceed to the cashier and pay QAR 240 for the passport processing fee.

5. Have your picture and biometrics taken.

Go to the Passport Encoding Area for your photo and biometrics data capturing. Proceed to the Releasing Section where you’ll be informed of the schedule of your passport release.

6. Check the availability of your passport for pickup.

On average, passport renewal applications received in Doha, Qatar takes 30 to 45 days to process.

To know if you can already pick up your new passport, check the list of available passports for release on the Philippine Embassy in Qatar website or Facebook page.

7. Claim your new Philippine passport.

Once you’ve verified that your new passport is ready for pickup, claim it personally in the Embassy. Bring your official receipt and old passport for cancellation.

If you can’t personally pick up your passport, you can ask someone to do it on your behalf. Write an authorization letter that your representative will present to the Embassy when claiming your passport.

Alternatively, you may have your new passport delivered via Qatar Post. To avail of this service, fill out the delivery request form and email it to [email protected] 

Payment for the courier service is via cash on delivery. The rate depends on your delivery address: QAR 25 within Doha / QAR 60 outside Doha.

 

Frequently Asked Questions.

1. Can I do a walk-in application to renew my Philippine passport?

2. I can’t get an appointment for Philippine passport renewal because all slots are full. What should I do?

3. I need to renew my passport now, but I can’t secure an appointment. Can I still travel back to the Philippines with an expired passport?

4. Can I still renew my expired Philippine passport?

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Venus Zoleta

Venus Zoleta is an experienced writer and editor for over 10 years, covering topics on personal finance, travel, government services, and digital marketing. Her background is in journalism and corporate communications. In her early 20s, she started investing and purchased a home. Now, she advocates financial literacy for Filipinos and shares her knowledge online. When she's not working, Venus bonds with her pet cats and binges on Korean dramas and Pinoy rom-coms.

9 thoughts on “How to Renew Philippine Passport in Qatar: An Ultimate Guide

  1. I want to have an appointment for renewal of my passport that will expire on December 10, 2020. I checked the schedule but always says no slots available.

  2. What can I do if I have already appointment in the phillipines but I cannot go home this april because the virus..can I use here in the qatar the appointment I already pay..my passport expired on nov.15.2020

  3. Good day Maam/Sir,

    I would like to ask if I can renew my passport now? My passport expiry date is August 2021. Hoping for your response. Thank you and God bless.

    1. You can find the answer here:

      https://filipiknow.net/passport-renewal-more-than-one-year-validity/

      https://filipiknow.net/when-to-renew-philippine-passport/

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