Press Releases

5 October, 2020 - 15:22
(Left) Ms. Joji Bautista Pantoja, photo taken from Coffee for Peace, Incorporated website, (right) Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Embassy officers during the online meeting with Ms. Pantoja 23 September 202 0 – The idea began when we noticed that people talked and listened more over coffee. Walang nag-aaway kapag may kape , shared Ms. Felicitas “Joji” Bautista Pantoja. Ms. Joji Pantoja has...
4 September, 2020 - 17:09
(left) Ambassador Batoon-Garcia with David Nikel (right) Screenshot taken from the Life in Norway website 04 September 202 0 – The 400-kilometer distance between Oslo and Trondheim did not stop Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Mr. David Nikel of the ‘Life in Norway’ website from having a friendly chat via Skype. Aside from talking about the Philippines including its world-renowned...
3 September, 2020 - 15:51
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Mr. Noceda of NordicPinoy 01 August 202 0 – With the beautiful city of Oslo as their background, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Mr. John Noceda of the NordicPinoy YouTube channel, talked about the similarities of Norway and the Philippines including the values and traits that Filipinos and Norwegians share. During the interview, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia...
1 September, 2020 - 16:37
Photo of the Deichman Bjørvika library located at Anne-Cath, Vestlys Plass 1, 0150 Oslo (Photo by Eva Margie San Miguel) 28 August 2020 - To mark the Philippine celebration of the National Language Month (Buwan ng Wika) and the National History Month (Buwan ng Kasaysayan), the Philippine Embassy in Oslo donated seventy-four (74) books on Philippine culture, history, language, and tourism...

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Published on 15 January, 2021 - 18:44
The Embassy hereby informs the public that pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution No. 94 (s. 2020), the temporary travel restrictions for foreigners from countries with the new COVID-19 strain are extended until 31 January 2021 . The following countries are covered under the restrictions: Australia Austria Brazil Canada China...
Published on 4 January, 2021 - 10:44
A hearing will be held on 18 January 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for overseas voting registration applicants for the registration period of 01 October to 31 December 2020. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway 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...
Published on 29 December, 2020 - 15:25
UPDATE 5: Beginning 0001H of 13 January 2021 until 15 January 2021, below restrictions are extended to Jamaica, Luxembourg, Oman, Pakistan, and People’s Republic of China. Please be guided accordingly. UPDATE 4: Following are exemptions from the restrictions outlined in this advisory: (1) Local/accredited foreign diplomats and international organizations such as the World...
Published on 22 December, 2020 - 12:46
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway wishes to announce that Posten Norway will implement an increase in postage fees beginning 01 January 2021. Applicants wishing to have their new passports or documents processed by the Embassy sent to them by registered mail are kindly requested to provide a self-addressed envelope with the corresponding worth of stamps, as indicated below...
Published on 30 November, 2020 - 09:22
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Tuesday, 08 December 2020 , Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary (Philippine holiday) • Thursday, 24 December 2020 , Special Non-Working Holiday (Philippine holiday) • Friday, 25 December 2020 , Christmas Day (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 30 December 2020 , Rizal Day (Philippine holiday) • Thursday, 31 December 2020 , Last Day of the...
Published on 27 November, 2020 - 11:41
UPDATE 1: The Bureau of Immigration has issued a Supplemental Advisory on the resumption of the balikbayan privilege. The advisory is available in full at the end of this advisory, please scroll below for the link. The Embassy is pleased to inform the public that pursuant to Resolution No. 85 of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases...

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