The genus Bolbochromus Boucomout, 1909 from the Philippines is reviewed for the first time. Six species in two subgenera, Metabolbochromus Krikken & Li, 2013 and Bolbochromus , including three new species, Bolbochromus ( Bolbochromus) jengi Li & Krikken, sp. n., Bolbochromus ( Bolbochromus) luzonensis Li & Krikken, sp. n., and Bolbochromus ( Bolbochromus) setosifrons Li & Wang, sp. n., are described with diagnoses, illustrations, distributional data and remarks. A key for the identification of Philippine species is provided. An annotated checklist of the genus in the Philippines is given with information for each species including literature review, synonymy, distribution, and type locality.