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Consulate office Christmas break from 20 Dec 2018 to 8 Jan 2019

Consulate office Christmas break from 20 Dec 2018 to 8 Jan 2019

Please be advised that the office of the Philippine Consulate will be CLOSED from Thursday, 20th December 2018 to Tuesday, 8th January 2018. Urgent matters only should be referred to the Philippine Embassy in Canberra on (02) 6273 2535 or (02) 6273 2536 during this time. May I take this opportunity to wish you and […]

Mobile Passport Missions in 2019

Mobile Passport Missions in 2019

The Philippine Embassy notifies the public that all 640 slots for the Mobile Consular Mission to Melbourne, Victoria, scheduled on 14-18 January 2019, have been filled up. The Embassy will no longer accept applications that were received by mail later than 26 November 2018. For applications that were received by the Philippine Embassy on or before […]

Mobile Consular Mission for Melbourne, Victoria 14-18 January 2019

Mobile Consular Mission for Melbourne, Victoria 14-18 January 2019

The Philippine Embassy is pleased to announce the details of the Mobile Consular Mission to Melbourne, Victoria: Date: 14-18 January 2019 (Monday-Friday) Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Venue: Monastery Hall, St. Francis Pastoral Centre, 326 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Total slots: 640 The Embassy will now start accepting applications until 640 slots are filled up […]

PSA to recommend OFWs secure national IDs

By Azer Parrocha MANILA — Although getting a national identification (ID) card is not mandatory, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Saturday said it will recommend it for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “Ang balak po namin ay ipo-propose po namin sa POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration) na sana iyong mga OFW natin bago sila lumabas […]

Consular bulletin – April 2018

Updating database of community organisations The Philippine Consulate in Melbourne invites all Filipino community organisations in Victoria to help update our database of contact details. Please help us by providing the following information for your organisation via email to consul@philconsulate.com.au Contact Person Business or Association Name Office Number Mobile Number Address Email 120th Anniversary of Philippine […]

FASTCO launches program to help new Filipino students in Victoria

FASTCO launches program to help new Filipino students in Victoria

MELBOURNE, Australia – Are you an incoming Filipino student to the state of Victoria? Are you worried about settling in to a new country? The Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria (FASTCO) is here to help you! FASTCO, an Australia registered organisation for Filipino and Filipino-Australian students in the state of Victoria, Australia and the umbrella […]

Philippine Embassy invites Filipinos to show support for soldiers in Marawi

Philippine Embassy invites Filipinos to show support for soldiers in Marawi

The Philippine Embassy in Australia invites all Filipinos in Australia to show support for our Filipino soldiers in Marawi by supporting #OgopMarawi (Help Marawi) Drive of the Philippine Army by sending letters or postcards to boost the morale of Filipino troops fighting for peace in Marawi. Send your letters or postcards to: The Philippine Embassy […]

AussiePadala remittance service to the Philippines launches in Australia

AussiePadala remittance service to the Philippines launches in Australia

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), a government-owned universal bank, recently launched an online remittance service called AussiePadala. It is the first online remittance service from Australia to the Philippines cleared by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and it will allow anybody with an account with any bank in Australia to remit funds online […]

Philippine Central Bank’s new policy on Philippine currency

Philippine Central Bank’s new policy on Philippine currency

Following is a circular from the Bankgo Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Cir. No. 922, Series of 2016, dated 23 August 2016 entitled, “The Amendments of the Rules on Cross-Border Transfer of Local Currency”. The amount of legal tender Philippine currency that may be imported (brought in) or exported (brought out of) the Philippines physically or electronically […]

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