Announcements and Advisories

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) ve... Continue reading→
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. Continue reading→
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... Continue reading→
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 Se... Continue reading→
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 Continue reading→
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 Sy... Continue reading→
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 v... Continue reading→
3 January, 2011 - 16:16
My warmest greetings to all Filipinos around the globe as we celebrate the birth of Christ and usher in the New Year. As the message of joy and hope resonates throughout the world, I thank you for your immense contribution to the peace and prosperity of our country and our people. Over the years, have continuously displayed patriotism and concern for the welfare of our beloved Philippines and our kababayans here and abroad. Indeed, our... Continue reading→