Assistance to Nationals

The promotion of the welfare and well-being and the protection of the rights of all overseas Filipinos is a declared policy of the Philippine government.  As the representative entity of the Philippine government in British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, the Consulate General in Vancouver is responsible for ensuring the implementation of this mandate, in accordance with policy instructions from the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila and in coordination with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO).

Please call our Assistance-to-Nationals hotline at (604) 653-5858 or email us at so that we could personally respond to your case.  Filipino Temporary Foreign Workers may directly call the POLO hotline at (604) 767-3354 or email them at, for assistance.

Date modified: May 25th, 2020