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PH Consulate Invites Filipino-Canadian Community to 2015 Celebration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day and Philippines-Canada Friendship

PRESS RELEASE

29 May 2015

In observance of the 117th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and mark the enduring friendship between the Philippines and Canada, the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver wishes to announce the holding of 16 major community events this coming June 2015 to coincide with these commemorations.  Read more...








































































Message of Thanks

12 May 2015 - On behalf of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, I extend my profound appreciation to the Filipino Community of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and Northwest Territories, for coming out in big numbers to participate in the recent event to welcome and meet His Excellency, President Benigno S. Aquino III. Read more...


List of Applicants for Registration/Certification as Overseas Voter for Consideration by the RERB on 20 April 2015

6 April 2015 – We wish to inform the public that the Resident Election Registration Board (REBR) of the Consulate will conduct a Hearing for the approval/disapproval of applications received for the period 02-31 March 2015 registration/certification as Overseas Voters on Monday, 20 April 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Conference Room of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver.

The deadline for the filing of an apposition to applications for registration/certification is on 13 April 2015.


PH Consulate General in Vancouver Holds Consular Outreach in Calgary

30 March 2015 – The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver conducted its first consular outreach service in Calgary, Alberta this year on 24-27 March 2015 to provide passport, notarial and civil registry services for Filipinos living in the province of Alberta.  Read more...


Rules on Bringing Philippine Pesos and/or Foreign Currencies Into or Out of the Philippines

The Philippine Consulate General wishes to inform the public of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' rules on bringing Philippine pesos and/or foreign currencies into or out of the Philippines.  Read more...


Ambassador Garcia Visits Calgary

16 March 2015 - Philippine Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Petronila P. Garcia, visited Calgary, Alberta on 14 March 2015 and met with key Alberta government officials and members of the Filipino community.  Read more...


ASEAN Diplomats in Vancouver Meet with Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada

10 March 2015 - Under the leadership of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver, the Consuls General of the five ASEAN countries represented in Vancouver, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, met with the officers and staff of the Asia-Pacific Foundation (APF) of Canada.  Read more...


PH Consul General Meets with Blenz President

6 March 6, 2015 - Consul General Neil Ferrer of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver recently met with Mr. Mark West, President of Blenz coffee, one of the leading coffee shop chains in British Columbia, Canada.  Read More...


Philippine Consul General Meets with Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia and International Ship-owners Alliance of Canada

2 March 2015 – Officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver led by Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer visited the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia and the International Ship-Owners Alliance of Canada to discuss issues and developments within the shipping industry in British Columbia.   Read more...


PH Chairmanship of ASEAN Consuls General Committee in Vancouver

16 February 2015 - Consul General Neil Frank R. Ferrer of the Philippines has officially assumed the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Consuls General in Vancouver (ACGV) Committee for 2015.  The Philippines succeeded Malaysia...Read more


Advisory on New Schedule of Fees for Consular Services

27 January 2015 - Starting February 1, 2015 new fees will be collected for passports, travel documents, visas and other consular services of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver, as well as at its full-service consular outreach missions. Read more...


Philippine Consulate General Vancouver Joins the 2nd UBC “OF RICE AND ROOTS”

23 January 2015 - The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver participated in the University of British Columbia’s “Of Rice and Roots” (ORAR) which was held on... Read more...


​Advisory on Consular Outreach Services for 2015

13 January 2015 - The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver is pleased to announce the Tentative Schedule for Consular Outreach Services for 2015.  The venues and dates for the consular outreach... Read more...


POEA to Returning OFWs: Go online, don't fall in line

12 January 2015 - The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advised Balik-Manggagawa or vacationing Overseas Filipino Workers to use its online system to get an Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) or exit clearance instead of lining up at the POEA office and its processing centers.  Read more...


National Nutrition Council (NNC) launched the Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos

08 January 2015 - The National Nutrition Council (NNC), the Philippines policy-making and coordinating body on nutrition under the Department of Health, has recently launched its popular version of the Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos... Read more...


DOJ Advisory on Illegal Drug Couriers

07 January 2015 - 1.    “CARRY AT YOUR OWN RISK  ”Drug trafficking is illegal and a drug courier is a criminal. Any Filipino who travels abroad and who possesses, carries or transports illegal drugs is guilty of a crime and is exposed to all the legal risks and punishment.  Read more...


List of Applicants for Registration/Certification as Overseas Voter for Consideration by the RERB on 19 January 2015

05 January 2015 - We wish to inform the public that the Resident Election Registration Board (RERB) of the Consulate will conduct a Hearing for the approval/disapproval of applications received for the period of 01 September 2014 to 31 December 2014 for registration/certification as Overseas Voters on Monday, 19 January 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Conference Room of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver.

The deadline for the filing of an opposition to applications for registration/certification is on 12 January 2015. (END)


​Philippine Consulate General Reminds Community to Drive Safely during the Winter Season

17 December 2014 - The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver mourns the death of three more Filipino citizens who perished in another deadly car accident in Alberta over the weekend.  We condole with their next of kin and the rest of the Filipino community, and extend our assistance to expedite the repatriation of the remains of the victims, in accordance with the desires of their loved ones.  Read more...


Holiday Greetings from the Consulate General of the Philippines

Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year!  See more...


Winter Escapade 2 Registration EXTENDED until 29 December 2014

5 December 2014 –  In response to requests from prospective participants, the Philippine Consulate General is pleased to announce that the registration for the 2015 Winter Escapade is now extended until Monday, 29 December 2014.  Read More...


Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Hosts a Reception to Recognize Typhoon Haiyan Donors and Volunteers in Canada

17 November 2014 –  To thank and recognize the leadership, outstanding generosity and quick action of the Canadian government, Canadian people and Filipino communities in Canada who responded in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver hosted a reception at its office on 14 November 2014.  Read More...


Canada’s Assistant Commissioner Randall J. Beck Receives Plaque of Appreciation from PH’s Office of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

03 November 2014 - Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer awarded the Plaque of Appreciation to Assistant Commissioner Randall J. Beck of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), in recognition of his contribution to the Independent Commission on Policing (ICP) under the Framework Agreement of Bangsamoro.  Read more...


Andrea Veneracion Choral Festival

27 October 2014 – The Philippine Consulate General wishes to inform the public of the "Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, Manila 2015 on 22-25 July 2015.  Read More...


Team Philippines in Canada Meets in YVR to Map Out Economic, Consular Strategies

24 October 2014 - Filipino diplomats in Canada, led by Ambassador Petronila Garcia, met in Vancouver on 17 to 18 October for a two-day workshop to map out strategies to intensify trade, investment and tourism between the Philippines and Canada.  Read more...


Advisory on Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)

6 August 2014 – The Philippine Consulate General wishes to inform the public of a recent advisory from the Philippine Embassy, Ottawa on Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).  Read more...

News & Announcements

​​​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:

​13 April - Maundy Thursday
14 April - Good Friday 
17 April - Easter Monday

​​Notice to Passport Applicants

Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.

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