The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be open to the public at 30% capacity from 1 to 15 June 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 be open only to researchers with confirmed appointments. 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:


NAP Manila Offices    
   Archives Collection and Access Division : (02) 87088729
       Reading Room : (02) 86429677
   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 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.

The public is invited to visit the NAP website and Facebook page for current activities and features like web seminars and exhibits.

Thank you.