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This page contains handy information about Philippine passports renewals, Travel Tax Exemption & Philippines Embassy working hours and public holidays. The Official Philippines Embassy Website is currently being developed.  Also included in this page are Other embassies'  locations & phone numbers, as well as Embassies Worldwide.

Remarks:  It is highly recommended that you personally call or visit the Embassy to verify the requirements of any passport applications. The information below serves as a guideline.

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Philippines Embassy
in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
#1 Changkat Kia Peng, KL, Malaysia 50450
Tel. no:  03-2484233 or 03-2489989
Fax:  03-2483576

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  • Office hours (for the public) are Mondays - Fridays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Closed on Malaysian & Philippines public holidays
    1999 Malaysian Public Holidays 
    Date Name
    Jan 01 New Year's Day
    Jan 19 - 20 Hari Raya Puasa
    Feb 01 Kuala Lumpur City Day
    Mar 28 Hari Raya Qurban
    Apr 17 Awal Muharram
    May 01 Labour Day
    May 29 Wesak Day
    Jun 05 King's Birthday
    Jun 26 P.Muhammad's Birthday 
    Aug 31 Merdeka Day
    Nov 07 Deepavali
    Dec 25 Christmas Day
    1999 Philippines Public Holidays
    Date Name
    Jan 01 New Year's Day
      Maunday Thursday
      Good Friday
    Apr 09 Day of Valor
    May 1 Labour Day
    Jun 12 Independance Day
    Jun 24 Manila Day
    Nov 01 All Saint's Day
    Nov 30 Andres Bonifacio Day
    Dec 25 Christmas Day
    Dec 30 Rizal Day
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    Travel tax of P1,620.00 (or US$81.00) is imposed on Filipino citizens prior to their departure from the Philippines. However, in accordance with the Section 1(f) of Executive Order No. 283 dated
    25 July 1987 restructuring the travel tax exemptions and Rule II (6) of  the Implementing Regulations thereof dated 12 August, 1987, Filipino permanent residents abroad may be exempted from the payment of travel tax provided they present evidence that they:
    1.  have filed their Philippine income tax return and paid the incometax thereon to the Philippine Government for the preceding year; or
    2. are unemployed.
    A Certificate of Exemption from payment of the travel tax may be obtained from the Philippine Tourism Authority, Department of Tourism Building, Agrifina  Circle, Rizal Park, Metro Manila, upon presentation of the following requirements:
    1. valid passport;
    2. proof of permanent residency such as resident visa stamped on the passport, or any other document showing evidence of permanent residency in the foreign country; and
    3. a) if EMPLOYED, copy of the Philippine Income Tax return filed with the Philippine Government and corresponding official receipt of tax paid, if any, on income earned for the preceding taxable year (Calendar Year from January to December). All Filipino citizens, whether working in the Philippines or abroad, are subject to the filing of Philippine income tax return and  payment of income tax.

    4. For this purpose, three (3) copies of the Philippine Income Tax Return (BIR Form 1701C) are available at the Phil. Embassy/Consulate Divistion. The forms are to be completed and submitted to the Embassy together with a cheque for the tax due, if any, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. After the form is processed by the Embassy, a copy thereof will be sent back to you with the corresponding official receipt for the tax paid, if any.
     b) if UNEMPLOYED, or has had no source of income for the preceding taxable year, a Certificate of Unemployment may be obtained from the Embassy upon request in writing by the person concerned, or  by an authorized person on behalf of the applicant, and upon submission to the Embassy of the following documents:
    1. Attached statutory declaration, to be accomplished under oath and signed by a Commissioner of Oaths that the applicant is unemployed.
    2. Photocopies of the relevant pages of the applicant's passport bearing his/her personal details (name and photograph and  resident visa;
    3. Statutory Declaration, to be accomplished under oath and signed by a Commissioner of Oaths, from the person supporting the applicant wherein he/she confirms the applicant's unemployment and his/her financial support for the applicant,               OR Income Tax Return of the person supporting the applicant wherein the latter's name appears as a dependent;
    4. Self-addressed envelope.


     Remarks:  These are general information and may be subject to changes.  For further details, contact the Philippines Embassy. Their Official Philippines Embassy Website is currently being developed..
    Other Embassies / Consulates in K.L., Malaysia
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    Embassy &  
    Address Telephone
    Australia 3 Jalan Semantan 2, Damansara Heights, 50490 KL +60-3-2550176
    Canada 7th Floor, MBF Plaza, 172 Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2612000
    China 229 Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2428495
    Denmark 22nd Floor, Bangunan Angkasa Raya, 123 Jalan Ampang +60-3-2416088
    France 192-196 Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2484122
    Germany 3, Jalan U Thant, 55000 KL +60-3-2429666
    India Jalan Taman Duta, off Jalan Duta, 50480, KL +60-3-3533510
    Indonesia 233, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 KL +60-3-9842011
    Iran 1 Lorong U Thant 1, 55000 KL +60-3-4514824
    Iraq 2, Jalan Langgak Golf, off Jalan Tun Razak, 55000 KL +60-3-2480555
    Italy 99 Jalan U Thant, 55000, KL +60-3-4565122
    Japan Wisma AIA, 47 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400, KL +60-3-2427044
    Kuwait 229 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400,KL +60-3-9846033
    Libya 6 Jalan Madge, off Jalan U Thant, 55000 KL +60-3-2482122
    Myanmar 5, Taman U Thant I, 55000 KL +60-3-2423863
    Netherlands 4 Jalan Mesra, off Jalan Damai, 55000 KL +60-3-2485151
    New Zealand 193, Tun Razak, 50400 KL +60-3-2486422
    Norway 11th Floor, Bangunan Angkasa Raya, Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2430144
    Oman 24 Lingkunan U Thant, off Jalan Ru, 55000 KL +60-3-475011
    Pakistan 132, Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2418877
    Papua New Guinea 1 Lorong Ru Kedua, off Jalan Ampang, 55000 KL +60-3-4574202
    Philippines 1 Changkat Kia Peng, 40450 KL +60-3-2484233
    Saudi Arabia 7 Jalan Kedondong, off Jalan Ampang Hilir, 55000 KL +60-3-4579433
    Singapore 209, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 KL +60-3-2616277
    South Korea 422 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 KL +60-3-9842177
    Sri Lanka 2A, Jalan Ampang Hilir, 55000 KL +60-3-4560917
    Sweden 6th Floor, Wisma Angkasa Raya, Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2455981
    Switzerland 16 Persiaran Madge, 55000, KL +60-3-2480622
    Thailand 206 Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2488222
    United Kingdom 186 Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL +60-3-2482122
    United States of America 376 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 KL +60-3-2489011
    Vietnam 4 Persiaran Stonor, 50450 KL +60-3-2484036
    Embassies & Consulates Worldwide

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