In line with the recent announcement of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases placing certain areas under Alert Level 3, the National Archives of the Philippines would like to inform the public that: 

NAP offices in Davao City and Mandaue City (Cebu) will remain open to the public at 30% capacity with 60% on-site workforce from 14 to 31 January 2022.

NAP offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will continue to be fully operational with a 60% on-site workforce until 15 January 2022. This may change depending on forthcoming announcements from health authorities.

The NAP NCR Temporary Reading Room located at 1765 Paz M. Guazon Street, Paco, Manila, will be open to the public with occupancy limited to 30%.

In keeping with government regulations for Alert Level 3, all researchers/visitors entering the Reading Room must present vaccination certificates/cards to the guards at the main lobby and follow minimum health standards.

Researchers/visitors must have previously confirmed appointments. Researchers may call or send an email regarding questions or to make appointments to use the NCR Temporary Reading Room.

To prevent the need to travel and as a health and safety measure, 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 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


NAP 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.