The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will remain fully operational with 100% on-site workforce from 1 to 15 March 2022 in line with the announcement of the Office of the President placing NCR under Alert Level 1.

NAP offices in Davao City which is under Alert Level 1, will be open to the public with 100% on-site workforce. NAP offices in Mandaue City (Cebu), under Alert Level 2, will be open to the public at 50% capacity with 80% on-site workforce from 1 to 15 March 2022.

The NAP NCR Temporary Reading Room located at 1765 Paz M. Guazon St., Paco, Manila, is open to the public with minimum public health standards enforced.

In keeping with government regulations, all researchers/visitors entering the Reading Room must present vaccination certificates/cards to the guards at the main lobby.

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 mimimize 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) 8708 8729

NCR Temporary Reading Room:                      +63 917 865 1191, (02) 8642 9677

Records Center Division:                                (02) 8353 3192

Records Management Services Division:           (02) 8521 3034

Training and Information Division:                  (02) 8521 6830


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.