Announcements and Advisories

22 August, 2011 - 10:39
Please be informed that the Philippine Embassy will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, 29 and 30 August 2011 in observance of Philippine holidays (National Heroes Day and Eid’l Fitr) . The Embassy will resume normal operations on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 . Please be guided accordingly.
15 August, 2011 - 12:12
The Agency for Business Development Services (Næringsetaten) of the City of Oslo will arrange an introductory course held in English language on how to start a business in Norway. The course, which is aimed at foreigners considering to establish a company in Norway is free and is offered on the 30th of August, on the 4th of October and on the 22nd of November between 12pm-3pm, at Næringsetatens offices in Tollbugata 27 (entrance from...
9 August, 2011 - 02:05
Forum on "The Spratly Islands Issue: Perspective and Policy Responses" Ateneo De Manila University Department of Political Science 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 05 August 2011 "Philippine Policy Response and Action" by Hon. Albert F. del Rosario, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Fr. JOSE M. CRUZ, S.J., Dean of the Ateneo's School of Social Sciences EMINENT PROFESSORS and MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY Distinguished CO-PANELISTS Guests, Dear Students,...
14 July, 2011 - 16:14
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) conveyed to the Chinese Embassy's Charge d' Affaires its serious concerns over recent actions of the People's Republic of China in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) on May 31. Citing reports from the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the DFA requested clarification from the Chinese Embassy on the recent sightings of a China Marine Surveillance (CMS)...
14 July, 2011 - 10:51
President Benigno S. Aquino Jr. has issued Presidential Proclamation No. 181 dated 03 June 2011 entitled, "Declaring the Years 2011 to 2016 as the Pinoy Homecoming Years" . The Proclamation reinforces Republic Act No. 6768, also known as the Balikbayan Program . See Embassy's page on Balikbayan Program . To read more about Presidential Proclamation No. 181, please see the attached file below.
24 May, 2011 - 14:16
In view of the recent changes to the Danish Au Pair System and pending further advice from Manila, the Philippine Embassy and the Honorary Consulate General of the Philippines in Copenhagen shall continue to accept Danish au pair contracts for authentication provided that: said contract submitted is the old one issued by the Danish Ministry for Refugees, Immigration & Integration Affairs in 2010 incorporating the provisions requested by...
15 March, 2011 - 15:59
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) today appealed for the understanding of the travelling public, particularly those in the provinces, as it announced that the delay in passport releases could last for a few more weeks as a result of technical concerns and the surge in the demand for the ePassport. The delays, which started in February, have affected primarily applicants in the 19 Regional Consular Offices Nationwide and Foreign...
3 March, 2011 - 10:47
In view of the escalating violence and widespread insecurity in Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) issued this advisory to the families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Libya. Please be guided accordingly. Scan of Advisory
7 February, 2011 - 10:40
The first round of negotiations for a Social Security Agreement (SSA) between the Republic of the Philippines and the Kingdom of Denmark was concluded successfully, a half-day earlier than previously scheduled, on 01 February 2011, with both parties agreeing to meet in Manila at the soonest time possible in order to finalize and sign the much-awaited agreement. The Philippine Delegation (PhilDel), headed by Philippine Social Security...
5 January, 2011 - 10:28
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo recently launched the new electronic Passport (ePassport) at its Consular Section and has started to accept and process applications for the latter starting 03 January 2011 (Monday) from 9AM to 2PM. The new Philippine ePassport is fully compliant with the high security standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). It features an embedded integrated circuit chip that allows faster...