Saturday, September 12, 2009

Philippine Consulate General Office in Jeddah Transfers to a New Location

The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently announced the transfer of its new office location to Umm Al Qura St., Al Rehab District starting 15-September-2009. in connection with the transfer, the Consulate will be closed to the public on 12th to 14th September. It will also be closed from 15th to 24th September for the Ramadan and Eid El Fitr.

The office of the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia includes various sections and attached services. Services to the public are performed by the Consular Section, the Assistance to Nationals Section, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office which includes the Labor Attache and Welfare Officers, and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center. PCG also has a Hajj Attache permanently assigned to Jeddah. SSS and Pag IBIG also have representatives at the Consulate.

Below is the map of the new location:

Ezzedin H. Tago, Consul General
Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Umm Al Qura St.
Al Rehab District
P.O. Box 4794, Jeddah 21412
Duty Officer: +966-515016318
Consular: +966-555219614
AND: +966555219613
POLO/OWWA: +9662-6658462; +966-515124793
Phone: +9662-6600348; 6670925; 6630354; 6696303
Fax: +9662-6630338

Consul General Ezzedin Tago assumed leadership of the Philippine Consulate Office in Jeddah on 22 December 2007. He is a career Foreign Service Officer (FSO Class I) who has been with the DFA since 1995.

In September 1994, he graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.

Consul General Tago has been assigned to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1999-2003) as Vice Consul and Third Secretary; and to Jakarta, Indonesia (2003-2005) as Consul and Second Secretary. He was also detailed to Baghdad, Iraq for 10 months in 2004-2005.

In the Home Office, he served as Acting Director with the Office of Middle East and African Affairs (1996-1999), and as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs for Special Concerns (2005-2007).

On 14 August 2007, he was awarded the Gawad Mabini DFA Award, with rank of Commander (Kasugo), by H.E. Alberto Romulo, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines.

He is a recipient of the following Presidential Awards/Citations:
  • The Order of Lakandula, Rank of Officer, by H.E. President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on 14 August 2007.
  • Presidential Citation from H.E. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo awarded on December 2006 for assisting in the repatriation of Filipinos in Lebanon during the Israel-Hezbollah Crisis in July 2006.
  • Presidential Citation from H.E. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo awarded on 19 June 2005 for his role in the cases of two Filipino hostages in Iraq, Messrs. Angelo Dela Cruz and Robert Tarongoy.
CG Tago completed his secondary school at the Philippine School in Jeddah (now the IPSJ) and his elementary studies at Manarat Jeddah. You can email him at his personal email address or through the Consulate’s email address.


  1. Thanks for the information.

  2. Thanks, NJ. I'll update the info on my site.

  3. Merry Blessed Christmas to you Bro and your family. Have a great holiday ahead! Cheers! From the Kingdom of Khobar city........

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  5. Hi! If you're living in Jeddah, (or elsewhere in Saudi Arabia) you might want to participate in the Earth Hour event.

    We are working on a project to create a compilation and feature all participants to this event this year. If you are interested, more information may be found at

    If you know anyone else in Jeddah, spread the word! Thanks! XD

  6. Hello Sir
    Hindi napo kami magpaligoy ligoy pa I have a cousine sa Saudi Arabia working at Manwarid Food Company, he was terminated for three months now due to genuine mistake( nakalimutan lang po nya e swipe ung order nang customer, so the customer left without paying and they terminate him)we are all desperate for a help I spoke to my auntie at 2 or 3am and they told me that he had and accident just after his termination broke his other arms so even if he try to get another job other company still he won't be able to work,he went to Philippines Embassy at Saudi Arabia but they denied him, he is really in a bad position and really helpless, my cousine is a good person he has never been in trouble in his life so please we all asking you a help to bring my cousine back to us!!!!!!!!!!here are the contact number of my auntie over in Philippines +639185839431/+639238219170...

    P.S he not just the only person that went to Embassy asking for help that been denied there are more of them and on facebook/though internet i spoke to some workers,there are some workers are worried and just recently a worker in Saudi jusr died and please we dont want nothing happen to my cousine..... please if u can find it in your heart please help us...