Consular Services

 

 

 

 

  • Pre-Approved Passport Extension
  • Legalisation / Notarisation (Red Ribbon) – The legalisation service is an easy service for SPA’s and authentication of documents for use in the Philippines. You do not have to go to a Solicitor and DFA anymore.
  • NBI Fingerprint Impressioning
  • Notarial of Civil Registration (Birth, Marriage, Death)
  • Notarial of Visa Application to the Philippines
  • Emergency Travel Document
  • Certified True Copy
  • General Letter/Certificate from the Consul
  • General Consultation
  • Assistance to Philippine Nationals in Distress
  • Passport Extension – (Please read details below)

 

 

 

SEE DETAILS BELOW

 

 

Philippine Consulate Dublin now accepts bookings for Consular services at its office in Drimnagh, Dublin. 

 

BOOK HERE: Philippine Consulate Dublin

NOTE: Passport Extensions are not booked through this link (Please see the details below).

 

 

 

While the Consulate operates 7 days a week PUBLIC OPENING HOURS are:

Fridays  7:30am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 5:00pm by appointment only

NO PASSPORT RENEWAL SERVICES AND NO REACQUISITION OF CITIZENSHIP/DUAL CITIZENSHIP SERVICES AT THE CONSULATE.
 
For Passport Renewal and Citizenship Services go to http://londonpe.dfa.gov.ph

 

PASSPORT RENEWAL IN DUBLIN 

 

VFS PHILIPPINE EPASSPORT PROCESSING CENTRE DUBLIN.

 

THE processing centres are open to serve the public from Monday to Friday, by appointment only.

The Processing Centres will accept straightforward ePassport renewal applications. Passport renewal applications for passports that are expired for two years or more; applications entailing changes on the applicant’s name, new passport applications, replacements of lost or damaged passports, and other complex passport applications will continue to be processed directly with the Philippine Embassy in London.

 

Appointments for the VFS ePassport Renewal Processing Centres can be booked through the following link:

 Dublin, Ireland – https://services.vfsglobal.com/irl/en/phl

 

NOTE:

VFS manage their own bookings system. We cannot offer any assistance or guidance regarding their booking system. If you are having difficulties or other queries related to their services, please contact VFS directly. Click the link: https://services.vfsglobal.com/irl/en/phl

  

 

 

 

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE DUBLIN ADDRESS:
Philippine Consulate Dublin
St John Bosco Youth Centre 
Davitt Road
Drimnagh
Dublin 12
Eircode D12 EDN2

Public Transport
LUAS Red Line – Drimnagh Stop
122 and 123 Dublin Bus

Please note all attending the Consulate are required to:

  • Be on time. Do not be late or too early. 
  • Wear a face mask or face covering. No mask, no entry. 
  • If driving, avoid blocking the parking area and residential driveways. 
  • Do not bring friends/family in the Consulate Office. 
  • Observe 2 metre social distancing. 

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CONSULAR SERVICES 

PASSPORT EXTENSIONS – Price starting at €18.00
 
FOR EXPIRED PASSPORTS, the only option is to wait for an Outreach or to go to the Philippines, by applying for an Emergency Travel Document for one way travel to the Philippines only where you can apply and wait for a new passport. This can be applied for through the Philippine Consulate Dublin.
FOR PASSPORTS STILL VALID & ABOUT TO EXPIRE, you can apply for a Passport Extension by completing the application for here PASSPORT EXTENSION REGISTRATION. Appointments are scheduled between two and six weeks before the passport is due to expire. Please note appointments for passport extension cannot be booked via the booking system, applicants will be invited to the Consulate once clearance is received from the DFA Manila. It should be noted it can take up to three weeks for clearance. For those who received an extension, they can apply for a re-extension through the Philippine Embassy London.
– FOR WORKERS WITH GNIB OR IRISH RESIDENCE PERMIT (IRP) OBLIGATIONS, please contact immigration to discuss your situation. If you wish to present a Consular certificate showing that you have made the requisite efforts to renew your passport but that your application cannot be processed, please book a General Letter appointment via our booking system.
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LEGALISATION/NOTARISATION (RED RIBBON) – Price starting at €32.50
 
The legalisation service is an easy service for documents such as SPA’s (Special Power of Attorney), or affidavits or other documents for use in the Philippines. You do not have to go to a Solicitor and DFA anymore. Consul Garrett will process your document quickly.
 
For legal documents (e.g. affidavits, Special Power of Attorney, Contracts, etc.) executed outside the Philippines to have legal force and effect in the Philippines, these documents require consularisation by the Philippine Consulate. The Consulate acknowledges a legal document that is signed by the executor in the presence of a the Consul. The document is issued with a seal of the Consulate. The Consulate notarizes affidavits signed by affiants in the presence of the Consul. The jurat or notarial attestation is stamped on the document itself.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
You are required to bring the original document you wish to be notarised/legalised (such as SPA, Affidavit etc…, templates are below) and a photocopy of the original documents along with, an original form of identification such as Passport or Drivers licence the cost per copy is €32.50 (additional fees apply). Photocopying is charged at 50 cent per page.

Identification and Personal Appearance

1.     Personal appearance of ALL signing the document (this includes the spouse when spousal consent it included in the document).

2.     Original valid photo identification such as passport, drivers licence, PRC Card of ALL signing the document.

3.     One photocopy PER DOCUMENT of EACH presented identification (to be attached to EACH notarised document).

4.     One photocopy in total of EACH presented identification (to be retained by the Consulate).

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR MULTIPLE COPIES OF THE SAME DOCUMENT

Number of
Document Required By Applicant

Original
Identification Required

Photocopy’s of Presented Identification
 (Per Person) Required:

Original
Documents plus Consulate Copies Required:

One

Yes

2

2

Two

Yes

3

3

Three

Yes

4

4

Four

Yes

5

5

Five

Yes

6

6

Six

Yes

7

7

Seven

Yes

8

8

Eight

Yes

9

9

Nine

Yes

10

10

NBI FINGERPRINT IMPRESSIONING – €22.50
An application for NBI clearance is applied for at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in the Philippines. The Consulate will only do the required fingerprinting of the NBI clearance applicant. Once complete the applicant can forward their application form to the NBI in the Philippines.
 
Fingerprinting Requirements:
• Personal Appearance
• Valid Identification
• Completed Fingerprint Card Form (available at the Consulate)
• One (1) 2” x 2” photo taken within the last six (6) months (On white background)

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NOTARIAL OF CIVIL REGISTRY APPLICATION – Price starting at €32.50
Report of Birth, Marriage and Death:
The application form should be notarised by Consul Raymond in the Philippine Consulate Dublin then the applicant should send them directly to the Philippine Embassy London and enclose the Sterling payment along with all of the requirements as detailed on the embassy website.
 
 

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GENERAL CONSULTATION – Free
 
General Consultation with Consul Garrett. Due to limited capacity general consulations will first be done by email. Email consultations can be arranged or phone consultations with a consular officer can also be requested via: info@PhilippineConsulate.ie

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EMERGENCY TRAVEL DOCUMENT – Price starting at €49.50
An emergency travel document is only issued to Filipino citizens in and emergency to allow one way travel to the Philippines ONLY. This cannot be used to travel to any other country. The applicant cannot return to Ireland on this emergency travel document and will need to apply for a new Philippine passport in the Philippines.

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CERTIFIED TRUE COPY – Price starting at €32.50

If you have an original document you would like copied and certified for use in the Philippines, Consul Garrett can issue a certified true copy consulate certificate (previously known as a red ribbon)

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GENERAL LETTER/CERTIFICATE FROM THE CONSULATE – Price starting at €22.50
A certificate or letter can be issued by the Consul for whatever purpose it may serve, granted that it meets his requirements after assessment.
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ASSISTANCE TO NATIONALS
We provide assistance to Filipinos in distress. Contact 01 908 1978.

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NO PASSPORT SERVICES

NO DUAL CITIZENSHIP SERVICES

Philippine Passport and Dual Citizenship services are NOT provided at the Consulate in Dublin. The Philippine Embassy in London facilitates Passport Renewals and Dual Citizenship.
 
For Dual Citizenship or Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship go to: http://londonpe.dfa.gov.ph/consular-matters/citizenship/reacquisition-of-philippine-citizenship
Please follow their Facebook Page for announcements or their website:
 
http://londonpe.dfa.gov.ph
 
TELEPHONE QUERIES
THIS IS A CALL BACK SERVICE, PLEASE LEAVE A VOICEMAIL AND YOUR CONTACT NUMBER Hotline is open Mon – Fri 9.30 – 17.00

 

Community Engagement

Apart from our Open Door Policy where we welcome volunteers and provide opportunities for community meetings, the Consulate promotes equality and respect to all individuals and aims to prioritise the following:

 

  • Reaching out to Non-Dublin based organisations: Although most Filipinos are based in Dublin, reaching out to organisations outside the capital is a priority. 
  • Focus on Youth, Retirement, Sports, Well-being, Social Inclusion, Environmental Care, Community Integration and Financial Literacy projects. 
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Protecting the Welfare of Filipinos

 

  • Steering Committee under Philippine Labour Attache: Since we had an intensive Focus Group Discussion with Philippine Labour Attache in 26th of April 2019, we are currently addressing migrant work issues in the Irish labour market by establishing a legal advisory group, a peer counselling team, and industry champions who will contribute in providing information through a knowledge resource centre called “Filipino Migrants Information Centre Ireland.”
  • Implementing Migrant Integration and Skills Training projects with POLO-OWWA
  • Supporting and Promoting Filipino Entrepreneurs in Ireland
  • Protecting the Undocumented
  • Promoting Social Inclusion through universal themes such as music, sports and art
  • Empowering Migrant Youth
  • Implementing a Pastoral/Values Education Programme
  • Providing Support/Peer Counselling
  • Cross-border Brexit forum for migrants and marginalised communities 
  • Promoting Political or Public Participation in Ireland
  • Environmental protection
  • Social Inclusion where we engage, welcome and recognise groups of different races, interests, beliefs, and locations throughout Ireland
  • Implement the Equality Act that protects 9 equality characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation, plus socio economic status and educational background
  • Community Integration – let us not be insular. Let us reach out to the Irish community and other cultures and marginalised groups. 

Philippine Trade, Tourism 

 

In line with the role of the Philippine Department of Trade Industry, the Philippine Consulate will assist in realising the country’s goal of globally competitive and innovative services that contribute to inclusive growth and employment generation. It will serve as an economic catalyst that enables competitive, job generating, inclusive business, and empowers consumers. 

 

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