Embassy of the Philippines in Wellington


The Philippine Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes Philippine interests in New Zealand. The embassy of the Philippines also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mrs Virginia H. Benavidez - Ambassador of the Philippines to New Zealand.


Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand 50 Hobson Street Thorndon P.O. Box 12042 Wellington 6011 New Zealand


(+64) 4 4729-848


(+64) 4 472-5170






Mrs Virginia H. Benavidez - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Philippine embassy in Wellington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the Philippines

For all Philippine visa related matters contact the embassy in Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.philembassy.org.nz ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) 4 4729-848 or email embassy@wellington-pe.co.nz

Consulates of the Philippines in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional Philippine consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the Philippine consulates in New Zealand.

Philippine Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, the Philippines has consulates in the following cities: Auckland and Christchurch

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Philippine Embassy in Wellington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from New Zealand to Philippines as wel as for Philippine citizens in New Zealand. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Philippine nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.