Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) would have an easier time getting in touch with the Philippine Embassy with the 24-hour hotline numbers that they can contact after office hours.
The numbers was posted in the website of the Philippine Embassy and the advisory that was released said that the hotline numbers are availale to Filipinos after regular working hours (from 4pm to 8 am) and on weekends.
Listed below are the 24-hour hotline numbers for Filipinos in Saudi Arabia:
Embassy’s Assistance to Nationals Section (for police and detention cases, death, and other emergencies): 056 989 3301
Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) Riyadh (for labor-related complaints and welfare issues in the Riyadh Region): 056 509 4862
POLO Central Regional (for labor-related complaints and welfare issues in the Central Region, covers provinces of Qassim, Hail, Al-Jouf, Northern Border): 050 753 7997
POLO Eastern Region (for labor-related complaints and welfare issues in the Eastern Region, covers Dammam, Jubail, Al-Khobar, Hofuf, Ras Tanura, Hafr Al-Batin): 050 126 9742
Filipinos in Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, Madinah Al-Munawarrah Region, Tabuk, Abha, Jizan, Najran, and Baha can use the existing hotlines of the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah:
Assistance to Nationals: 0555 219 613 or email@example.com
Consular Section, ePassport appointment and other consular matters: 0555 219 614, 669-3254, 668-9776; or firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
POLO Jeddah: 056 195 6142, or firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
For other contacts of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh and the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Filipinos are requested to visit the following websites:
Riyadh - http://www.philembassy-riyadh.org
Jeddah - http://pcgjeddah.org