In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the health and general welfare of its employees and the transacting public, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office will effect the following changes in its operating hours:
Effective 23 March 2020 and until further notice, all MECO offices in Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung will be open only from 8am to 3:30pm, Mondays to Fridays.
MECO will no longer be open during the first and third Sundays of April and May 2020.
All affected appointments for passport renewal or OECs are advised to contact the respective MECO offices where these appointments were made for possible re-scheduling.
MECO Taipei Telephone Number: 02 2658 8825
MECO Taichung Telephone Number: 04 2322 8835
MECO Kaohsiung Telephone Number: 07 3985 935
Please call during office hours only.
MECO will also cease to accept requests for refund of processing fees for sticker visas and Electronic Travel Authorizations.
The releasing of new Philippine passports will now start from 8:00am to 3:30pm, Mondays to Fridays.
Only confirmed appointments for passport renewal will be processed. You may set an appointment by visiting the MECO website at .
The transacting public is highly encouraged to wear a mask, disinfect their hands, and subject themselves to a body temperature check as they enter MECO premises.
Ang mga tanggapan ng MECO ay hindi na magbubukas sa ika-una at ika-tatlong Linggo ng Abril at Mayo 2020.
Hinihikayat ang lahat na magsuot ng face mask, mag-disinfect ng kanilang mga kamay, at sumailalim sa temperature check bago pumasok ng tanggapan ng MECO.
馬尼拉經濟文化辦事處 台北02 2658 8825
馬尼拉經濟文化辦事處 台中04 2322 8835
馬尼拉經濟文化辦事處 高雄07 3985 935