Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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16 January, 2018 - 15:58
#ItsMoreFuninthePhilippines at the Reiselivsmessen Oslo 2018 15 January 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism in London, participated in the Norwegian travel fair “Reiselivsmessen Oslo”, on 12-14 January 2018, at the Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway. The “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” booth of the Philippines promoted the different tourist spots of the country through maps and brochures whic... Continue reading→
16 January, 2018 - 15:45
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway would like to inform all Filipinos in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has opened the nominations for the 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. These awards seek to honor and recognize overseas Filipinos and other individuals or organizations which contribute to Philippine development initiatives, or... Continue reading→
11 January, 2018 - 15:15
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo would like to announce the following prospective Consular Outreach Schedule for 2018. Location and Dates NO AREA PROPOSED DATE 1 Helsinki, Finland 16-18 February 2018 2 Sundsvall, Sweden 17-18 March 2018 3 Copenhagen, Denmark 6-8 April 2018 4 Stockholm, Sweden 27-29 April 2018 5 Bergen, Norway 12-13 May 2018 6 Aarhus, Denmark 25-27 May 2018 7 Reykjavik, Iceland 11-12 August 2018 8 Malmo, Sweden 24-26 Augus... Continue reading→
8 January, 2018 - 10:32
Notice of 4th RERB Hearing Hearing for OAV Applicants for the Period of 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018. A hearing will be held on 22 January 2018 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo to determine if those who are registered are eligible to vote. Any objections to the names on th... Continue reading→
22 December, 2017 - 14:31
In line with the new Philippine Passport Act which will extend the validity of Philippine passports to 10 years beginning 2018, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo will be updating its passport application processes and requirements. Prospective passport applicants in 2018, are advised to check the Passport page of the Embassy’s website at http://philembassy.no/consular-services/passport for updates within the coming days. Continue reading→
20 December, 2017 - 12:14
The Philippine Embassy will be CLOSED on: 25 December 2017 (Monday), Christmas Day 26 December 2017 (Tuesday), Boxing Day, Norwegian Holiday 01 January 2018 (Monday), New Year's Day 02 January 2018 (Tuesday), Additional Non-working Holiday (M.C. No. 37, series of 20147) Regular office hours will resume on 27 December 2017 (Wednesday), and 3 January 2018 (Wednesday). In case of emergency, the Philippine Embassy may be reached at (+47) 95... Continue reading→
5 December, 2017 - 15:01
Oslo, 11 November 2017-- Nearly fifty Filipino Au Pairs attended the Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar on 11 November 2017 hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. The Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar was aimed at continuing the Philippine Government’s measures in promoting the welfare of Filipino Au Pairs. With speakers and panelists from the Embassy, the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI), Caritas Au Pair Center in Os... Continue reading→
5 December, 2017 - 14:45
13 November 2017 – Filipino organization Bayanihan den filippinske forening i Grenland (“Bayanihan”) celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a Cultural Night, on 4 November 2017, in Skien, Norway. The Bayanihan organization is composed of Filipinos who have found their second homes in the district of Grenland, Telemark, Norway. Aside from the presentation of Philippine dances, specifically curated to highlight the spirit of bayanihan among... Continue reading→
5 December, 2017 - 13:57
30 October 2017 – Filipino organization Hawak Kamay Bergen proudly showcased the rich culture and immense talent of Filipinos with ‘A Cultural Journey to the Philippines’, held on 29 October 2017 at the Fana Kulturhus, Bergen, Norway. Established in 2012, Hawak Kamay Bergen (HKB) is a non-profit organization based in Bergen, Norway, which aims to help fellow Filipinos in the Philippines have a "quality life." HKB organizes cultural pres... Continue reading→
27 November, 2017 - 14:53
Postage Fees for 2018 Effective 01 January 2018, Posten Norway will increase its postage fees. Hence, effective 01 January 2018, the Embassy will have the following postage fees for registered mail: For Norway: Small Envelope - 190 NOK Large Envelope - 225 NOK Outside Norway: Small Envelope - 210 NOK Large Envelope - 270 NOK Continue reading→