Diplomatic ties between the Philippines and Indonesia were officially established on 24 November 1949 with the opening of the Philippine Consulate on Jalan Imam Bonjol, Jakarta. Soon after, on 01 December 1949, the Philippine Consulate formally took over the representation of Philippine interests in Indonesia from the American Consulate General.
On 27 December 1949, the Philippine government officially accorded recognition to Indonesia and elevated the Philippine Consulate into a Philippine Legation on 23 February 1950.
The Philippine Legation was elevated to the Philippine Embassy in Jakarta on 27 April 1951. Two months later, the two countries signed the Treaty of Friendship between the Philippines and Indonesia on 21 June 1951 in Jakarta.
In 1952, the Philippines established the Philippine Consulate in Manado, and Indonesia established its Consulate in Davao. To date, the Philippine Consulate in Manado remains the only foreign representation in Manado.
The Philippine Embassy in Jakarta promotes Philippine interests and promotes bilateral ties with the Republic of Indonesia, provides consular services and has oversight and consular jurisdiction over citizens of the Philippines domiciled in the following regions:
|1||Aceh Special Capital Region||Sumatra|
|2||Bali||Lesser Sunda Islands|
|3||Bangka Belitung Islands||Sumatra|
|9||East Nusa Tengarra||Lesser Sunda Islands|
|11||Jakarta Special Capital Region||Java|
|19||West Nusa Tengarra||Lesser Sunda Islands|
|22||Yogyakarta Special Region||Java|
Note: Jurisdiction based on D.O.03-2020 dated 10 Feb 2020