The Consulate

The Philippine Consulate General in New York is one of the oldest foreign service posts of the Philippines. It operates in a highly dynamic environment to serve the complex and evolving needs of the Filipino-American community under its jurisdiction and promote Philippine interests.

Consular Jurisdiction

It provides services and assistance to Filipino nationals in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont

The Consulate General is guided by the following mission and vision in performing its mandate.



To serve the Filipino public and communities under our jurisdiction with courtesy and efficiency and with principled discipline.


To instill a spirit of nationalism, inclusivity and cooperation, transparency, trust, mutual courtesy, initiative, engagement and creativity.


To promote trade, culture, tourism, education, political-surity relations and other goals as may be formulated.



Act toward our publics with the Filipino values of courtesy, respect and a renewed spirit of efficiency.


Promote the values mentioned above among ourselves.


Work toward establishing or bettering ties with our host country and areas under our jurisdiction


556 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10036

As a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Consulate will serve clients strictly by appointment only.
Walk-ins will no longer be allowed.
Please wear your own face mask when inside the Philippine Center.

business hours

By Appointment Only
Passport Processing & Releasing
Legalization of Documents
Dual Citizenship
Limited Visa Processing

By Mail Only
Civil Registration

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As the Filipino community grows and expands, our efforts to provide services to the approximately 500,000 Filipinos and Filipino Americans in the US Northeast continue to develop and evolve. We look forward to aiding in the steady progression of the Filipino community and the promotion and protection of Philippine interests in the United States.