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Welcome to the website of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto, a portal for the latest news and announcements in the service of all kababayans in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Western Ontario and Manitoba. Please monitor our website for the latest news and announcements for the whole community. Enjoy browsing and Mabuhay!

Rosalita S. Prospero, Consul General

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Latest News & Announcements

118th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE THIS JUNE 2016

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Message of His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III on the Occasion of the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

Message of Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Rene D. Almendras on the Occasion of the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

Message of Toronto Mayor John Tory on the Occasion of the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

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ANNOUNCEMENT

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In connection with the activities commemorating the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, consular service will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. only, on Monday, 27 June 2016.

Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, 28 June 2016.

FOR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CALL TEL. NO. 416-346-3268 AND LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE TO ENABLE THE CONSULATE TO RETURN YOUR CALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL
WILL BE CLOSED ON:

Friday, 01 July 2016
(Canada Day- Canadian Holiday)

Regular business hours will resume on Monday, 04 July 2016.

FOR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CALL TEL. NO. 416-346-3268 AND LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE TO ENABLE THE CONSULATE TO RETURN YOUR CALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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Requirements for the Renewal of Green or MRP Passports

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Starting 01 July 2016, all application for passport renewal of holders of green or MRP (Machine Readable Passport; Passport Number starting with “XX”) shall be required to submit the following:

1. Actual Passport (Green booklet or MRP);
2. PSA-Authenticated Birth Certificate (PSA-formerly NSO)
3. At least one (1) valid identification document, and
4. Other supporting documents as may be required by the processor. (i.e. PSA-MC if married and using married surname, etc.)

Thank you for your cooperation.

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NOTICE ON THE ADJUSTMENT OF CONSULAR FEES EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2016

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Effective 1 January 2016, the Philippine consular offices in Canada will implement an adjustment of consular fees brought about by the changes in the Canadian currency exchange rate vis-à-vis the US dollar. While the changes will affect the fees in Canadian dollar denomination, the prescribed consular fees pegged in the US dollar remain unchanged. Direct payment in US dollar currency is acceptable.

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President Aquino declares the years 2015 to 2024 as Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade

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President Benigno S. Aquino III recently signed Proclamation No. 1106 which declared the years 2015 to 2024 as Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade (CRVS). Said proclamation is a concrete manifestation of the Philippine government’s support to the outcome of the Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific held in November 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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RULES ON BRINGING PHILIPPINE PESOS AND/OR FOREIGN CURRENCIES INTO OR OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES

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  1. For Philippine pesos (which include legal tender Philippine notes and coins, checks, money order and other bills of exchange drawn in pesos against banks operating in the Philippines):
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