The Department of Foreign Affairs is mandated to formulate and implement policies and programs to promote and protect the rights and welfare of Filipino migrants, and provide assistance to overseas Filipinos in distress.
The Assistance to Nationals (ATN) section extends appropriate assistance to overseas Filipinos in distress in matters relating to police, immigration and legal concerns. Requests of such nature are handled on a case-by-case basis.
How to avail of the service?
- Contact the ATN emergency phone lines, Whatsapp or email
- Visit the ATN Section
Overseas Filipinos requiring assistance may visit the Assistance to Nationals Section from Mondays to Thursdays, 7:30am to 4:00pm, and Fridays, 7:30am to 12nn, except legal holidays.