Guide for Philippines and Indonesian Passport Renewal in HKSAR

Guide for Philippines and Indonesian Passport Renewal in HKSAR

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16-09-2021 | 5 min read

Are you a concerned Filipino or Indonesian worried about her soon-to-be expiring passport? Are you struggling to find ways to renew your passport but can’t figure out how to go about it? Don’t worry because this is a guide for passport renewal for domestic helpers working in HKSAR.

Philippine and Indonesian Passport Renewal in Hong Kong

Passport renewal for domestic helpers in Hong Kong can be done both via online application or personal application.

Steps to Renew your Philippine Passport

Step 1. Book an Online Appointment

  • First things first, visit the Philippine Consulate General official website and schedule an appointment for your passport renewal.
  • You would be required to enter your email address so that you receive a confirmation and your online application can begin. (Make sure to click the confirmation link within twenty-four hours to authenticate)
  • Next, you would be provided with a choice where you can choose your preferred time and date.
  • Fill up the Online Application form with all the necessary details and then print the two documents:
    • System Confirmation Notification
    • DFA Passport Application

Pro Tip: You can book your appointment at the Embassy by emailing your completed ePassport Application Form to epass.app@gmail.com or passport.hongkongpcg@dfa.gov.ph or FAX (2866-8559).

Step 2: Come to Your Scheduled Appointment

Once step one is complete, the next step is to show up on the time and date you selected with the following documents:

  • Your original passport
  • Copy of passport and visa or HKID card
  • A printed Application form that you submitted online
  • A4 Mailing envelope with HK$32 stamps
  • Personal appearance of the applicant

Service Fee:

  • Passport renewal fee: HK$480

Pro Tip: When appearing for your appointment is advised to wear proper decent attire with a collar.

Step 3. Sit Back And Relax!

The best step of all, you just relax and wait for your Philippine Passport which will be directly delivered to your doorstep via Hong Kong post.

It takes up to six to twelve weeks to process your e-Passport application.

For queries and details, you can reach the Philippine Consulate General at:

  • Website: http://hongkongpcg.dfa.gov.ph/
  • Address: Philippine Consulate General Fourteenth Floor, United Centre 95 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
  • Contact No: 2823 8508 / 5241-5465 (WhatsApp/Viber message only)
  • Office Hour: Monday - Thudsday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Steps to Renew your Indonesian Passport

Step 1: Visit The Indonesian Consulate General

Visit the Immigration Section of the Indonesian Consulate General in Hong Kong on the second floor and fill out the registration form for passport renewal.

The following supporting documents would be required to submit with your application.

  • Your Original Passport
  • Copy of Passport first page, last page, and visa page
  • Original and Copy of New Employment Contract
  • Original and Copy of Applicant's Hong Kong Identity Card

Step 2: Submission Of Documents To the Consulate Officer

Next, you would be required to submit the filled-out registration form along with the supporting documents to the consulate officer.

The consulate officer would give a receipt for the received documents and you would be required to take a photo.

Pro Tip: Dress up modestly for the photo. Make sure you don’t have your hair dyed before the passport renewal since hair colouring is not allowed for the photo.

Step 3: Depositing The Fee

The consulate officer will guide you about the designated bank where the passport renewal fee is to be deposited. Make the payment and keep the receipt.

Service Fee:

  • Renewal of passport 48 pages: HK$210
  • Service charges for issuing of passport: HK$46

Step 4: Collection Of The Passport

Refer to the date mentioned on the receipt of the new passport collection, it usually takes three working days after the submission.

For queries and details, you can reach the Indonesian Consulate General at:

  • Website Indonesian Consulate of Hong Kong
  • Address: Indonesia Building, 127 - 129 Leighton Road Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  • Telephone: 36510210, 36510244 or 36510245
  • WhatsApp: (+852) 5991 0005

Office Hour:

  • Documents Submission: Monday - Friday & Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • New Passport Collection: Monday - Friday & Sunday 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Saturday & Public Holiday Close)

You can also have your passport delivered. Indonesian Consulate will send it to your registered address in Hong Kong.

Get a prepaid envelope from a nearby post office and submit it enclosing receipt of passport payment and required documents to the counter officer. Fill out the statement form and your address and can expect delivery within three working days.

Points To Keep In Mind

  • Double-check your machine-generated data on the application form before signing. Printing errors may require another payment and a longer time to process the correct data.
  • Make sure you keep your old passport with you at all times during the processing of the new passport because the new passport will not be issued unless and until you present the old one.
  • In case of pick up, the release of passport is made to the applicant in person or an immediate family member that includes parents, spouse, sibling, or a child of legal age holding an authority letter signed to be the applicant.