Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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20 August, 2018 - 12:42
The Embassy hereby advises the public of the following regulations of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on the bringing of legal tender local and foreign currencies into or out of the Philippines: Local Currency Any individual (either Philippine residents or non-residents) is allowed to bring into or take out of the Philippines up to PHP50,000 without prior written authorization from the BSP. In excess of this amount, prior BSP...
20 August, 2018 - 12:34
The Embassy informs all Filipinos registered to vote abroad but intend to vote in the Philippines during the 2019 National Elections that the deadline for filing an application for transfer of registration records from overseas to the Philippines is on 15 September 2018 . Applications may be filed at the Commission on Elections – Office for Overseas Voting (COMELEC-OFOV) in the Philippines before the aforementioned deadline. Please be...
15 August, 2018 - 11:30
NOTE 1: The Embassy will be conducting a one-time oath-taking for dual citizenship applicants with complete documents on Saturday, 15 September 2018, 4:00 p.m. Please email a copy of your complete dual citizenship documents to consular.outreach@philembassy.no by Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:00 noon to get confirmation of your oath-taking schedule. Thank you. NOTE 2: Registration for passport renewal at the Helsinki outreach is CLOSED...
14 August, 2018 - 16:35
The Embassy informs all concerned that, according to the Embassy of Sweden in Manila, the following are the new migration procedures for applicants from the Philippines to the Kingdom of Sweden beginning 01 September 2018: The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will be the responsible authority for all applications for: Residence and Work Permit on the basis of Relationship Residence Permit for Visit Work Permit Study Permit Au Pair D-Visa...
6 August, 2018 - 14:38
A hearing will be held on 20 August 2018 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 July 2018 to 31 July 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 the list may be filed at the Embassy 7 days before the hearing. Only objections on valid grounds will be entertained....
3 August, 2018 - 13:29
The Embassy hereby informs the Filipino community in Copenhagen, Denmark that beginning Monday, 06 August 2018, the Philippine Consulate General in Copenhagen, headed by Honorary Consul General Poul Krogh, will move to new premises at the following address: Hans Edvard Teglers Vej 5, 2nd Floor, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark The Consulate may still be reached at telephone number +45 2563 6711 or email philcon@philcon.dk .
2 August, 2018 - 09:46
The Embassy is pleased to announce that the voter’s IDs of Filipino citizens who registered for overseas voting between November 2011 and June 2015 are now available for release. To claim your voter’s ID, you may do any of the following: Personally appear at the Embassy with a valid ID; For those who are not able to come to Oslo, personally appear during one of the Embassy’s consular outreach missions with a valid ID; or Request to have...
1 August, 2018 - 14:44
Pinapaalala ng Embahada ang lahat ng mga bumabiyahe sa iba’t-ibang bansa sa Europe na gawin ang mga sumusunod: Respetuhin ang mga batas at regulasyon ng bansang binibisita; Ingatan ang kanilang mga gamit, at huwag iwanang walang nakabantay ang mga mahahalagang bagay katulad ng wallet, mobile phone, at camera, at ingatan ang mga bagay na ito, lalo na sa matataong lugar; Magdala ng kopya (parehong hard at electronic) ng inyong passport,...
31 July, 2018 - 09:42
The Embassy warns the public against fraudulent entities posing as an immigration law firm, visa travel company, organization, or governmental agency offering professional support to immigrate to another country. The offer may cover a range of immigration reasons, such as for study, scholarship, guaranteed high-paying jobs, or permanent residence. These entities’ fraudulent activities may include the following: The offenders use social...
27 July, 2018 - 14:53
EDIT: Due to the low number of registrants, the outreach has been shortened to 17-18 August 2018. The Embassy will continue to receive applications until 13 August 2018, 3:00 p.m. Thank you. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Denmark and Sweden that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Malmö, Sweden on 17-18 August 2018. When: 17-18 August 2018 9:00 am - 5:00...