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1.) Executive Order No. 2 (S. 2016): Download

2.) Inventory of Exceptions to Executive Order No. 2 (S. 2016): Download

3.) Memorandum Circular No. 01 S 2016 - Freedom of Information (FOI) Program: Download

4.) Memorandum Circular No. 02 S 2016 - Prescribing the Model People's Manual as the Provisional Manual of Agencies that do not have an Approved Manual: Download

5.) Memorandum Order No. 10 S 2016 - Designating the PCOO as Lead Agency in the Implementation of Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) and the Freedom of Information Program in the Executive Branch: Download

6.) FOI People's Manual (Salin sa bersiyong Filipino): Download

7.) Department Order No 04 S 2017 - Creation of PCOO Central Appeals and Review Committee: Download

8.) Administrative Order No. 25, s. 2011: Memorandum Circular No. 2017-1 -Guidelines on the Grant of the Performance-Based Bonus for Fiscal Year 2017 under Executive Order No. 80, s. 2012 and Executive Order No. 201, s. 2016: Download

9.) NPC Advisory No. 2017-02 - Access to Personal Data Sheets of Government Personnel: Download

10.) Memorandum Circular No. 01 S 2017 - Call for Submission: Accomplished First Quarter Agency Information Inventory and the Standard Freedom of Information (FOI) Registry as of 31 March 2017: Download

11.) PCOO Office Order No. 17 S 2017 - Designation of Assistant Secretary Michel Kristian R. Ablan as Program Director of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Program implementing Executive Order No. 2, S. 2016 and Memorandum Order No. 10, S. 2016.: Download

12.) Memorandum Circular No. 02 S 2017 - Notice to submit and publish Freedom of Information (FOI) Manuals: Download

13.) Memorandum Circular No. 03 S 2017 - Enrollment to eFOI Portal: Download

14.) Memorandum Circular No. 04 S 2017 - Uploading of FOI Manual in the Agency Transparency Seal to be eligible to the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB): Download

15.) Memorandum Circular No. 05 S 2017 - Call for Submission: Accomplished Second Quarter Agency Information Inventory and the Standard Freedom of Information (FOI) Registry for April 1 to June 30, 2017: Download

16.) Department Order No. 18 - Creation of Freedom of Information-Project Management Office: Download

17.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 1 S 2018 - Call for Submission: 2018 Freedom of Information (FOI) Reports: Download

18.) Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-1 - Guidelines on the Grant of the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for FY 2018 under EO No. 80 s. 2012 and EO No. 201 s. 2016: Download

19.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 2 S 2018 - Freedom of Information (FOI) Program Criteria and Validation Process for the eligibility to FY 2018 Performance-Based Bonus (PBB): Download

20.) FOI Memorandum Circular No.3 S 2018 - 2018 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards: Download

21.) PCOO-DILG Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2018-01 October 09, 2018 - Reiteration of Executive Order No.2 S.2016, "Operationalizing the People's Right to Information and the State Policies of Full Public Disclosure and Transparency in the Public Service": Download

22.) Office of the President Memorandum Circular No.49 October 12, 2018 - Creating an Inter-Agency Freedom of Information Exceptions Policy Committee: Download

23.) FOI Memorandum Circular No.1 S 2019 - Guidelines on the Freedom of Information Appeals Mechanism: Download

24.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 2 S 2019 - 2019 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards Guidelines and Nomination Form: Download

25.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 3 S 2019 - Freedom of Information (FOI) Program Criteria and Validation Process for the eligibility to FY 2019 Performance-Based Bonus (PBB): Download

26.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 4 S 2019 - Guidelines on Redaction and Extraction of Information before disclosure to the public: Download

27.) FOI Awards Resolution No. 1, s. 2019 - List of Winners of the 2019 FOI Awards: Download

28.) Freedom of Information Advisory No. 01 - Advisory on the Suspension of the period to respond to FOI request due to COVID-19 Download

29.) Freedom of Information Advisory No. 02 - Extension of the Suspension of the period to respond to FOI request due to COVID-19 Download

30.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 1 S 2020 - Development of One-page FOI Manual Download

31.) Freedom of Information Advisory No. 03 - Extension of the Suspension of the period to respond to FOI request due to COVID-19 Download

32.) Freedom of Information Advisory No. 04 - Extension of the Suspension of the period to respond to FOI request due to COVID-19 Download

33.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 2 S 2020 - Freedom of Information Program Criteria and Validation process for the eligibility to Fiscal Year 2020 Performance-Based Bonus Download

34.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 3 S 2020 - Existing Projects and Programs of Agencies covered under Executive Order No. 114, s. 2020 or the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa Program” Download

35.) FOI Memorandum Circular No. 4 S 2020 - 2020 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards Guidelines and Nomination Form Download