The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be fully operational with a 20% skeleton workforce from 16 to 30 September 2021. For health and safety reasons, however, offices will be closed to the public from  16 to 30 September 2021 following the announcement of the Office of the President placing NCR under General Community Quarantine with Alert Level 4.


From 8 to 30 September 2021, the NAP’s Regional Archival Network (RAN) offices in Davao City (General Community Quarantine with heightened restrictions) and Mandaue City (General Community Quarantine) will remain open to the public at 50% capacity with a skeleton workforce.


To prevent the need to travel and as a health and safety measures, the public is advised to course inquiries and requests for documents via email through or thru telephone as well as through the NAP website.


The NAP NCR Temporary Reading Room located at 1765 Paz Mendoza Guazon Street, Paco, Manila, will also be closed from 16 to 30 September 2021. Researchers may call or send an email for questions or for appointments to use the NCR Temporary Reading Room but appointments will only be given for dates after 30 September 2021.


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


NAP Manila Offices             

Archives Collection and Access Division  :        (02) 87088729


NCR Temporary Reading Room    :                  +639178651191, (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.