Assistance to Filipino Nationals

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It is the declared policy of the government to promote the welfare and well-being and protect the rights of all overseas Filipinos. The Consulate General and all Philippine Foreign Service posts shall be responsible for the development and implementation of arrangements and mechanisms for the promotion of the interest of Filipino Nationals.

While, as a general rule, the Consulate General, and particularly the foreign service officers, shall not intervene in official proceedings of host government authorities. The Consulate General shall be responsible in ensuring the protection of the rights and interests of all Filipinos, particularly in cases of injury, oppression, discrimination, and deprivation of liberty.

For Regulations: Republic Act No. 8042 - Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995



Office Hours

Consular Services are rendered from Monday to Friday, except on U.S. and Philippine non-working holidays. Consular services are also rendered during Consular Outreach activities. For more information on this, go to Consular Outreach page.
For inquiries, please call or email the concerned Consular Section.
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Philippine Consulate General New York

The Philippine Consulate General in New York provides services and assistance to Filipino nationals residing in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

For residents of other states, please go to Embassy of the Philippines, Washington DC link.