Republic of the Philippines
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia


Philippine Embassy, Canberra

1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
www.philembassy.org.au    *Tel. No. 02-6273-2535*

Philippine Embassy Congratulates the Australia Philippines Business Council Board of Directors 2021-2022

APBC Board of Directors for 2021-2022 with its new President, Rene Cabrera, Managing Director of San Miguel Yamamura Australasia.

05 October 2021 – The Philippine Embassy in Canberra congratulates the Australia Philippines Business Council (APBC) Board of Directors for 2021-2022 elected during the APBC Annual General Meeting on 30 September 2021.

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Advisory on Embassy Operations (as of 15 October 2021)

15 October 2021, CANBERRA – The ACT government has lifted the lockdown on 11:59PM, 14 October 2021.

The Philippine Embassy in Canberra will resume regular appointments for in-person consular services from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Mondays to Fridays, excluding public holidays. Bookings can be made through booking.philembassy.org.au.

While the lockdown has been lifted, COVID-19 health measures are still in place:

  1. Clients will be required to wear masks and check in via the CBR QR code before entering the building
  2. Only clients with bookings will be allowed to enter the Embassy at the time of their appointment.
  3. No accompanying persons will be allowed to enter.
  4. If you have been to an ACT COVID-19 exposure site or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please cancel your appointment in the interest of public health.
Before booking an appointment, please check the travel restrictions of the State and Territory where you reside.
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The Philippine Embassy will be closed to the public on:

Monday, 01 November 2021All Saints’ Day
Tuesday, 30 November 2021Bonifacio Day

Para sa karagdagang impormasyon at kapaki-pakinabang na mga link tungkol sa coronavirus (COVID-19), mangyaring bisitahin ang
Australian Government Department of Health - COVID-19 Tagalog Resource

One Health Pass for Incoming Travellers to the Philippines

For more information, visit https://onehealthpass.com.ph/

ACT Lockdown Arrangements and ACT Government’s Emergency Food Relief for Canberrans

17 August 2021 – The ACT Government has announced the extension of current lockdown arrangements in ACT until 5:00 pm, 02 September 2021 (Thursday).

All Canberrans are reminded to follow ACT Health directions to minimize risks to the health and safety of the Canberra community as detailed in the following link: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/stay-safe-and-healthy.

Also, the ACT Government’s Community Services Directorate, Office of Multicultural Affairs, provided the following information on emergency food relief for Canberrans:

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Please click the image to view the Indicative Notional Calendar of Activities

Bureau of Immigration Advisory

26 July 2021
Alien spouses, children, parents of Pinoys need not present entry exemption doc starting August 1 – BI

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced that starting August 1, its officers at the ports will no longer require the presentation of an entry exemption document (EED) from foreign spouses, children and parents of Filipino citizens who are traveling to the Philippines as tourists to visit their kin here.

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Source: Immigration Helpline PH

Bureau of Immigration Advisory

05 June 2021
BI clarifies Retiree’s Visa Holders allowed to enter without exemption docs

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced that aliens holding the Special Resident Retiree’s Visa (SRRV) issued by the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) are now allowed to enter the country.

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Source: Immigration Helpline PH

Gabay para sa mga Returning Overseas Filipinos

To view the infographic, click the following links:
• Guide for Returning Overseas Filipinos upon Arrival in the Philippines
• Swabbing Procedure for Arriving Passengers