In order for the Philippine Consulate to comply with the Dubai Municipality Guidelines and Protocol for Reopening of Establishments issued on 23 April 2020, particularly measures on social distancing, we are now back at our normal office hours, SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 8AM-5PM. Services by APPOINTMENT.


IMPORTANT REMINDER: In view of the current health crisis, applications are strictly by appointment, please book an appointment to: NOTARIZATION APPOINTMENT PORTAL.

Certificate of Appearance

(Confirmation that the applicant is presently residing/working in the UAE, and personally appeared before the official/s of the Consulate)


General Affidavit form

  1. Accomplished General Affidavit form stating the reason behind the need for Certificate of Appearance from the Consulate
  2. Two (2) copies of applicant's passport and residence visa
  3. Two (2) passport-size photo, if required by the agency/institution to which the Certificate will be submitted
  4. Any other document(s) that will be requested by the processor.


  • Please be reminded that applicant/s must personally sign the document/s in front of the officials of the Consulate General.
  • Any spurious or tampered documents submitted for Notarization/ Attestation are subject to outright seizure upon proper determination by the Consular Officer. Holder of said documents, as well as fixers will be prosecuted. Payment for the document found to be spurious will be forfeited.