Articles: 5, 8, 10, 17, 18
1. In accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, formal service shall be permissible only if the document to be served is written in or translated into the English or Filipino language.
2. Pursuant to Article 8, the Philippines objects to service of judicial documents directly through diplomatic or consular agents upon persons in its territory, unless the document is served upon a national of the State in which the documents originate.
3. The Philippines objects to the transmission channels under paragraphs a and c as provided for in Article 10 of the Convention.