Republic of the Philippines

50 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Temporary Suspension of the Embassy’s Consular Operations Due to Alert Level 4 Declaration by the New Zealand Government JSD-2021-11

/ advisory, covid19

Following the announcement on the immediate move to Alert Level 4 (Lockdown / Eliminate) at 11:59pm tonight Tuesday, 17 August 2021, and in compliance with the range of measures applicable, the Philippine Embassy in New Zealand will temporarily suspend its consular operations for three days from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 August 2021.

Those with previously booked appointments at the Embassy are effectively cancelled. Kindly postpone your travel and wait for further announcements. During this period, you may reach the Embassy through the following:

  • Via email:
  • Via Facebook Messenger:
  • Emergency Mobile Number for emergency cases only: (+64) 22 074 6517

For labor/employment-related matters, please directly contact the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO Wellington) via email:

We ask for your kind consideration not to use the emergency mobile number for following up on your passport dispatch or other consular-related inquiries which may be communicated by email or Facebook Messenger, to ensure that Filipinos in distress in need of urgent assistance can easily get through.

Our kababayans are highly encouraged to stay at home, avoid crowds and non- essential activities around your communities and congregations, as well as to postpone non-essential domestic travel. The Embassy further underscores the need to abide by the regulations being imposed by the New Zealand Government.

The Embassy continues to monitor the situation and you may follow the Embassy’s website at or the Embassy’s Facebook page for updates

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