Announcements and Advisories

7 September, 2011 - 15:26
In view of the raising of alert level 3 (voluntary repatriation) for the entire Syria due to the security situation in the country and upon the instruction of President Benigno S. Aquino III for the full and effective implementation of the alert level, the DFA has implemented additional measures to ensure the safety and welfare of Filipinos there. Filipinos in Syria are enjoined to go home, and if they so decide, government will provide...
5 September, 2011 - 11:53
The Philippines recognizes the National Transitional Council as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people during this period of transition in the country and hopes that it will lead the country towards peace and stability. The Philippines and Libya share a history of excellent relations based on friendship, understanding, and mutual respect. The Philippines looks forward to working with the Libyan people in sustaining and...
25 August, 2011 - 17:24
The Philippines welcomes the imminent resolution of the conflict in Libya. The Philippines supports a peaceful transition in Libya in order for normalcy to return to this country, and looks forward to working with the Libyan people in pursuing peace and stability. The Philippine Government thanks the Libyan people for keeping Filipinos and their families in Libya safe and for the hospitality extended to them throughout the conflict,...
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...