• Goût de France / Good France 2016, here we go!

    26 November 2015

    Goût de France / Good France 2016, here we go!

    Goût de France / Good France 2016 is on ! For the second consecutive year, Goût de France / Good France will gather more than 1,000 chefs from 5 continents on the first day of spring, March 21, 2016, to celebrate French gastronomy. This event involves serving a French dinner that would pay tribute to the culinary tradition of France, which values high-quality, innovative, and environmentally (...)

  • Attacks in Paris, November 13, 2015

    14 November 2015

    Attacks in Paris, November 13, 2015

    Following the terrorist attacks that claimed many lives and injured even more innocent people in Paris and its region on November 13, France has received many messages of solidarity from all over the world. We are deeply touched by the heartfelt expressions of support in the Philippines extended by President Benigno S. Aquino III, the national and local authorities, the people of the (...)

  • Call for projects for NGOs 2015

    12 November 2015

    Call for projects for NGOs 2015

    A jury chaired by the Ambassador of France to the Philippines gathered last November 10, 2015 for a call for projects opened to the network of French-Philippine NGOs and launched by the French Embassy. The group selected a proposal developed to benefit a community or a marginalized group on the theme on climate change and/or environmental preservation.

  • Inauguration of sites for typhoon victims of Daanbantayan, Cebu

    10 November 2015

    Inauguration of sites for typhoon victims of Daanbantayan, (...)

    As the Philippines commemorates the 2nd year anniversary of the passage of Typhoon Yolanda, French Ambassador Thierry Mathou attended the inauguration of two sites constructed by the Philippine Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with France-Philippines United Action and their French partners in the private sector. More than 200 families affected by the typhoon from Barangay (...)

  • Manila Call to Action on Climate Change

    2 March 2015

    Manila Call to Action on Climate Change

    On February 26, 2015, French President François Hollande and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III launched a call for the international community to conclude an agreement on the climate during the Paris Climate Change Conference which will take place at the end of this year.

    read Welcome Message from the Ambassador

    The website of the Embassy of France aims to respond to your questions concerning French presence in the Philippines and in Micronesia. It will be restructured in the coming months and will be complemented by a monthly online newsletter.

    read Paris Climate Conference 2015

    The Paris Climate Change Conference, which will take place from November 30 to December 11, 2015, is crucial as 195 countries must agree to an ambitious and legally binding climate accord that will limit global warming to below 2°C while respecting the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities.


    Effective on the 15th of July 2015, nationals from the Philippines will need an Airport Transit Visa (ATV). Such visa is destined for Filipino travellers that have to stop and wait for several hours for their next flight in the international transit area of a French designated airport. However, if you planned to stay overnight, visit France for a few hours before embarking your next flight or change airport, you will need to apply for a regular tourist Schengen visa and not an airport transit visa.

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