The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be open to the public at 30% capacity from 15 to 31 May 2021 based on the declaration by the Office of the President placing NCR under General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

The NAP’s Regional Archival Network offices in Davao City (General Community Quarantine) and Mandaue City (Modified General Community Quarantine) will continue to be open to the public at 50% capacity with a skeleton staff.

To lessen the need for travel, the public in the NCR, Davao City, and Mandaue City is advised to course inquiries and requests for documents via email through or through telephone as well as through the NAP website and Facebook page.

Please note that the NAP Temporary Reading Room in Manila will open to researchers with confirmed appointments on 17 March 2021. Please refer to the new protocol for the use of the Temporary Reading Room given the current situation.

The Temporary Reading Room is located at 1765 Paz Mendoza Guazon Street, Paco, Manila. Click HERE for the Room’s location map:

Please be advised that the NAP shall strictly implement health and safety protocols such as disinfecting, wearing of masks and face shields, and social distancing in all its offices.

The public may contact NAP Offices via the following telephone numbers and email addresses:

Archives Collection and Access Division   :  (02) 87088729
Reading Room   +639178651191
Records Center Division                               :  (02) 83533192
Records Management Services Division   :  (02) 85213034
Training and Information Division            :  (02) 85216830


Regional Archival Networks
Mandaue City, Province of Cebu    : (032) 346 8040
Davao City, Province of Davao del Sur                                   : (082) 297 4705

The public is invited to visit the NAP website and Facebook page for current activities and features like web seminars and exhibits.The NAP continues to oversee the management of government records and the protection of the nation’s documentary heritage through constant monitoring and maintenance of its collections.

Thank you.