For after-hours emergencies please call +63 2 757 8100 and follow the prompts to transfer (toll free) to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra or call direct on +61 2 6261 3305.
Visas and Citizenship Enquiries
- The Consular Section does not process Citizenship or Visa applications and is not able to respond to Australian visa or citizenship enquiries.
- For citizenship and visa enquiries visit the VFS website , email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +63 2 790 4900.
Consular Section - What we can and cannot do
Services and Information Provided by Other Agencies – please contact these agencies directly
• Australian Police clearances
• Australian Citizenship
• Birth, marriage and death certificates
• Australian Government Benefits, Payments and Services
• Centrelink - Department of Human Services (DHS) International Services
• Returning to Australia
The 2017 Queensland State General Election will be held on Saturday 25 November 2017.
In-person voting will not be available at the Australian Embassy,Manila for this election.
If you will be overseas on election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go. More information, including updating your electoral details and postal voting can be found at the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) ECQ website or by contacting the ECQ directly via telephone +61 7 3035 8107 (charges may apply) or email email@example.com
2017 Bennelong by-election
A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Bennelong in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 16 December 2017.
You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Bennelong, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Monday 20 November 2017.
In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.
You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.
Consular Section Contact Details
Level 23 Tower 2, RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala Avenue
Makati City 1200, Metro Manila, The Philippines
Telephone: +63 2 757 8100
Facsimile: +63 2 757 8344
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