20 September 2021 – The Philippine Embassy in Berlin held it first consular outreach mission this year, in Hamburg, on 18 – 19 September 2021. The 7-member consular team, led by Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Lillibeth V. Pono, rendered one hundred and fifty eight (158) consular services covering passport renewal, legalization of documents, civil registration, and consular consultations.
In addition, thirty-five (35) overseas voters’ applications were received and processed, and eleven (11) availed of POLO/OWWA services.
There are approximately 4,425 Filipinos living in Northern Germany majority of whom are spouses of German nationals. This profile though is gradually changing, as many Filipinos now arrive in Germany for purposes of work – i.e. as nurses, I.T. professionals, and “trainees”.
This is the Embassy’s first consular outreach mission since the pandemic started, made possible through the Embassy’s partnership with the Federation of Filipino Organizations in Northern Germany e.V. (FFONG). END
 Northern Germany is comprised of Bremen, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania