As the second highest office in the land committed to the service of the nation, the Office of the Vice President performs executive, ceremonial, and advocacy functions, collaborating with stakeholders and organizations in both the public and private sectors, to develop and promote programs that uplift the lives of the Filipino people.

Core Functions

Develop and implement programs to ensure effective and efficient delivery of social services to the Filipino people, especially the laylayan or those on the fringes of society;

Collaborate with appropriate government and non-government agencies, financial institutions, socio-economic groups and people’s organizations, for possible support to Local Government Units (LGUs) and their constituents, and as an active partner in identifying and implementing government programs; and

Perform ceremonial functions as the Vice President represents the Philippine government in official gatherings and diplomatic functions, both locally and abroad.


The Office of the Vice President serves as a Convergence Platform for Engaging Citizens in Nation-Building, Promoting the Principles of Democracy, and Empowering Communities in the Fight against Poverty.



Uplifting the lives and protecting the liberty of the Filipino people, especially the marginalized.

Quality Policy

We are committed to exemplary public service as we –

  • Ensure that programs are strategic and responsive to the needs of the marginalized,
  • Maintain integrity in our systems of check and balances through risk-based approaches to the development of our policies and programs in compliance with applicable legal requirements, and
  • Engage everyone’s commitment to cultivating a high-performing culture through teamwork.

Legal Basis

The Office of the Vice President (OVP) was organized pursuant to Proclamation No. 3 dated March 1986 and Article VII of the 1987 Constitution and Executive Order No. 240 dated July 24, 1987.