By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Seoul

The Philippine Embassy informs the public that in view of the prevailing situation in Seoul and the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases linked to the cluster infection in the Itaewon area, the Embassy will be closed and consular services will be temporarily suspended on Thursday, 14 May 2020.

TThe Embassy Emergency Hotline Number: 010-9635-2312 will be operational from 09:00AM to 05:00 PM to assist clients with urgent queries or concerns on consular matters. After 5:00PM and for the succeeding days, the hotline number should only be contacted in cases of emergencies. The Embassy may be contacted through the following:

Consular Hotline (Thursday, 0900H-1700H): 010 9365-2312
Emergency Hotline (Outside of office hours, including weekends and holidays): 010-9365-2312
ATN Hotline: 010-9263-8119
POLO Hotline: 010-6591-6290
OWWA Hotline: 010-7358-5841

Filipino nationals in distress may reach the Embassy through the Assistance to Nationals (ATN) hotline 010-9263-8119. END

13 May 2020