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3 July, 2020 - 16:24
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed warm greetings as she signed the book of greetings for Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway 3 July 2020 – On the occasion of the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia signed the royal book of greetings at the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway. In her message, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her well wishes...
11 June, 2020 - 14:39
Dear friends, As the Philippines and the Filipino people commemorate the 122nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence on 12 June 2020, we invite you to discover the wonders that await you in our 7,641 islands from the comfort of your home. Beyond our breathtaking beaches, you can discover a wide range of exhilarating adventures, relaxing getaways, and diverse cultures...
8 June, 2020 - 15:18
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia with the crew of Viking Cruises before departure in Bergen Flesland Airport on 7 June 2020 Bergen, Norway, 07 June 2020. The Philippine Embassy in Norway assisted in the repatriation of more than 450 seafarers and crew of various ships docked around Norway due to work stoppage because of the threat of COVID-19. The stranded seafarers were looking forward...

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Published on 10 August, 2020 - 17:40
UPDATE 4: Effective 08 August 2020, the following counties of Sweden are labeled “green” and persons arriving from these counties will be exempt from Norway’s quarantine requirements: Blekinge, Dalarna, Kalmar, Södermanland, Uppsala, Örebro, Östergötland, Värmland and Västerbotten. The counties of Kronoberg and Skåne, meanwhile, have been reverted back to “red” status. Please...
Published on 10 August, 2020 - 17:26
The Embassy hereby informs the public of that the updated list of facilities inspected by the Bureau of Quarantine of the Philippines as suitable for quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines is available on the website of the Bureau of Quarantine . The Embassy likewise encourages all overseas Filipino workers and overseas Filipinos returning to the Philippines to follow the...
Published on 10 August, 2020 - 11:48
The Embassy hereby announces that foreign partners of pregnant Filipino nationals may now request for exemption from the temporary suspension on visa issuance to visit the Philippines, subject to submission of the following, in addition to the requirements for a temporary visitor’s visa: Medical certificate on the pregnancy of the Filipino national; Duly notarized affidavit...
Published on 9 August, 2020 - 15:04
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Friday, 21 August 2020 , Ninoy Aquino Day (Philippine holiday) • Monday, 31 August 2020 , National Heroes Day (Philippine holiday) Regular office hours will resume on the next working day. In case of emergency, the Embassy’s duty officer may be reached at +47 950 01 072 .
Published on 5 August, 2020 - 11:16
The Philippine Embassy in Norway hereby announces that effective immediately, the following are exempted from the temporary suspension of visa issuance and may apply for temporary visitor’s visa to visit the Philippines: Foreign spouses of Filipino nationals; Foreign minor children, and foreign children with special needs regardless of age, of Filipino nationals; and Foreign...

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