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The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Tokyo, Japan is one of the largest and busiest posts in the Foreign Service of the Philippines. It is represented by seven (7) important agencies of the Philippine government, namely, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Department of National Defense (DND), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Agriculture (DA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines is committed to its mission of advancing the interests of the Philippines and the Filipino people in partnership with a close and friendly ally such as Japan. The Embassy continued to pursue the main foreign policy objectives of the country revolving around the core pillars of promoting national security, development, diplomacy, the promotion of the welfare of Filipinos overseas, as well as cultural and public diplomacy and, pursuant to the foreign policy directive of the Philippine President, in recognition of the importance of Japan and its relationships with developed and developing countries in influencing the security situation and economic evolution of East Asia.

Moreover, Japan is home to approximately 200,000 Filipinos. These countrymen, working mostly in the entertainment, maritime, and information technology sectors inevitably impact on various aspects of Japanese society.

The Political Section

The Political Section of the Embassy covers the following areas: Japan’s domestic political developments, Philippines-Japan relations, Japan-Third country relations, Japan’s participation in regional/multilateral organizations, the Manila Club Ambassadors, candidatures, and Philippine participation in various Tokyo-held conferences/seminars.

Economics Section

The Economics Section monitors and covers the areas of Official Development Assistance (ODA), Bilateral Economic Concerns, Regional Multilateral Fora (mainly ASEAN Committee in Tokyo activities), developments in the Japanese Economy, and represents the Embassy in various relevant meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings and other related activities.

Cultural Section

The Cultural Section is tasked to plan, implement and monitor programs and projects in line with the government’s thrust on the promotion of culture and the arts, and the development and advancement of education, science and technology. It is also tasked to promote and maintain close relations with the Filipino community through active participation in various Filipino community-sponsored activities.

Administration Section

The Administrative Section provides general support services to the activities of all the offices and sections of the Embassy including handling of mails, maintenance of vehicles, records management and property management.

Consular Section

The Consular Section provides the necessary consular services and assistance to Nationals. These services cover the issuance of passports, visas and various legal documents. For more information on our various consular services, please check the Consular Section site.

Office of the Philippine Defense and Armed Forces Attache

See https://tokyo.philembassy.net/attached-agencies/office-of-the-philippine-defense-and-armed-forces-attache/#nav-cat

Migrant Workers Office

See https://tokyo.philembassy.net/attached-agencies/migrant-workers-office/#nav-cat

Philippine Tourism Office

See https://tokyo.philembassy.net/attached-agencies/tourism-office/