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Modified consular services at Indonesian mission


The consulate general Dubai will not impose any penalty for applicant.

Indonesians in Dubai and the Northern Emirates may now apply online for their passport requirements and need not show up at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Bur Dubai effective March 29 (Sunday).

They are advised to register over "and submit softcopy of required documents via email or via the consular hotline number +971566037080 (photo or WhatsApp message)."

"The consulate general will not impose any penalty for applicant with expired passport and apply for extension service."

Moreover, "aplication for passport extension other to the purpose of extending a residence permit in the UAE, should be done once consular services have returned to normal."


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The new procedure implemented "until further notice" is part of the "temporary adjustments" the consular mission has come up with relative to Coronavirus 2019.

Other modifications:

* Visas to all foreigners shall only be issued "for very urgent needs" for which the applicants are asked to get in touch with the mission staff through the hotline number or email.

* Indonesian passport extension and other consular services such as certificate issuance, legalization, Seafarer Book issuance, among others, shall only be provided for urgent purposes.

The required documents for passport applications are a copy each of old passport data page, residence visa/work visa, Emirates identification card, and employment contract as well as the applicant's self photograph and active contact number.

Other essential paper to be submitted online are the Non Objection Certificate from employer/company pertaining to passport extension, and a copy each of sponsor's passport for domestic workers and diploma/certificate for sailors.

Applicants would be notified on document verification and collection schedule.

Enquiries may also be coursed through +97143985666.

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