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Former Philippine Ambassadors The diplomatic representation of the Philippines in the Netherlands started as a Legation in February 1959 under then Minister Nicanor A. Roxas. He presented his credentials as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Her Royal Majesty Queen Juliana on 11 March 1959. Later, he was accredited concurrently a non-resident Minister to Belgium on 15 October 1959 and Luxembourg on 26 May 1961. In 1960, the Legation was elevated to Embassy level. On 27 May of the same year, Mr. Roxas again presented his credentials to Her Royal Majesty Queen Juliana, this time as the first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Philippines to the Netherlands. Ambassador Roxas served until 1962 and was followed by a regular succession of Ambassadors, as follows:

 

Nicanor A. Roxas
1959 – 1962
Librado D. Cayco
1962
Eduardo T. Quintero
1964 – 1965
Delfin R. Garcia
1965 – 1971
Rogelio dela Rosa
1971-1978
 
Jose V. Cruz
1978 – 1980
Jose I. Plana
1984 – 1987
Rosario V. Cariño
1987-1991
Romeo A. Arguelles
1992 – 1994
Rodolfo Sanchez
1995 – 1999
 
   
Eloy R. Bello III
1999 – 2002
Romeo A. Arguelles
2002-2009
Cardozo M. Luna
2009 – 2010
Lourdes G. Morales
2011 – 2013