Right to Information


The Right to Information under the provisions of the RTI Act is available to the citizens of India only. RTI Act is an important legislation designed to promote transparency and accountability in the functioning of public authorities. 

The full text of the RTI Act is available on the website: http://rti.gov.in 

The RTI Act also provides for appeals by aggrieved persons to the Central Information Commission of the Government of India.

Contact details of officers for addressing applications under Right to Information Act, 2005:

Chief Public Information Officer:

Ms. Pooja V. Vernekar

Counsellor (Political)

Email : pol.manila@mea.gov.in

First Appellate Authority

Dr. Sadre Alam, Cd’A a.i.

Email: amb.manila@mea.gov.in

It may be noted that information provided under the Act is available to citizens of India only. Applications should be submitted along with documentary proof of Indian Citizenship (like copy of personal particulars pages of passport). More information is available at http://rti.gov.in. The mailing address is Embassy of India, 2190, Paraiso Street, Dasmarinas Village, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Information required under Section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act, 2005 about the Embassy of India, Manila is available HERE.

RTI Act - Annexure I
RTI Act - Annexure II
RTI Act - Annexure III