The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be fully operational with a 30% skeleton workforce from 16 to 31 October 2021 following the announcement of the Office of the President placing NCR under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with Alert Level 3.

Please note that the NAP will be open to the public at 30% capacity, but only to fully vaccinated visitors. Visitors must present their vaccination card with strict adherence to minimum health standards.

From 16 to 31 October 2021, the NAP’s Regional Archival Network (RAN) offices in Davao City and Mandaue City will continue under GCQ. NAP RANs 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 be open to the public at 30% capacity to fully vaccinated researchers with confirmed appointments. Researchers may call or send an email for questions or for appointments to use the NCR Temporary Reading Room. 

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.