The Consulate is closed on: December 24, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday; December 25, 2018 (Tuesday) - Christmas Day; December 26, 2018 (Wednesday) - Boxing Day; December 31, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday

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​​​​Notice to Passport Applicants

Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.

Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.

​​​​​​​​​​The Philippine Consulate General is located at the World Trade Center Office Complex, 999 Canada Place, Suite 660 Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1

The Consulate is open from:

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (every last Friday of each month)​

except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.

The Consulate is closed on:​​

December 24, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday

December 25, 2018 (Tuesday) - Christmas Day

December 26, 2018 (Wednesday) - Boxing Day

​December 31, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday

DOLE suspends processing of OECs


The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered the suspension of acceptance and processing of all new applications for overseas employment certificates (OEC) for all overseas Filipino workers, including direct hires. 

Excluded from the coverage of the suspension are workers hired by international organizations and members of diplomatic corps and royal families, seafarers hired by manning agencies, returning workers or balik-manggagawa, and government-hired workers. The suspension takes effect from November 13 to December 1, 2017. 


DOLE Department Order No. 185, s2017


MC No. 10, s2017 - POEA Guidelines on the Suspension and Acceptance and Processing of New OECs


(source:http://www.poea.gov.ph/)