CoronaVirus-WebsiteEn bnr







Press Release


Advisory for
Filipinos Travelling to South Africa


(Riyadh, 25 February 2016) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh informs all Filipinos in Saudi Arabia that based on the information provided by South African immigration authorities, they will no longer accept Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTDs) for foreigners travelling to and from South Africa which have been manually extended.

Filipinos who plan to travel to South Africa are strongly advised to apply for a new passport before their intended travel to avoid any inconvenience.