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...

Latest News from the Embassy

Published on 21 January, 2021 - 15:10
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway is looking for qualified applicants for the position of Embassy Driver. Qualifications Holder of a B Driving License Resident in Norway Three (3) years experience in driving and familiar with Oslo and surrounding areas Knowledge in car maintenance Knowledge of English and Filipino No criminal record In good health condition Interested...
Published on 20 January, 2021 - 11:22
The Embassy will be CLOSED on: • Friday, 12 February 2021 , Chinese New Year • Thursday, 25 February 2021 , EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary 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 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 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 30 October, 2020 - 12:23
The Embassy hereby advises the public of the advisory of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI), last updated on 30 September 2020, which states the following: Because applicants who live outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland cannot travel to Norway due to the corona situation, we do not process au-pair applications from these countries now. The full advisory is available...

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