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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 8 August, 2020 - 12:32
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 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...
Published on 4 August, 2020 - 16:22
The promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipinos is an unwavering commitment of the Philippine Government. This has been evident in the ongoing Philippine Government’s assistance to its nationals abroad amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including through the network of Philippine Embassies around the world. In line with this commitment , as well as in...
Published on 3 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 21 July, 2020 - 11:00
Pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 56, Series of 2020 dated 16 July 2020, the Embassy hereby announces that effective 01 August 2020, foreign nationals in possession of the following long-term visa categories shall be allowed entry into the Philippines : Section 13 series of Commonwealth Act No. 613,...

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