Press Releases

12 November, 2019 - 12:35
Filipino au pairs in Bergen with Third Secretary Cabahug, Ms. Devold of the UDI, and Mr. Navarro of the Caritas Au Pair Center in Bergen 09 November 2019, Bergen – In continuing the Philippine Embassy’s programs on gender and development, Post conducted the 1st Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for Filipino au pairs in Bergen, Norway. The PAOS for au pairs has been a yearly...
8 November, 2019 - 16:34
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (third from left), Ms. Rasul-Bernardo (fourth from right), and Ms. Allian (second from left), with Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex (center), British Ambassador Richard Wood (right-most), and delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand 6 November 2019 – Dr. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President of the Philippine Centre for Islam and Democracy,...
25 October, 2019 - 09:57
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) and Third Secretary Christiansen Cabahug ((leftmost) with participants in the Our Ocean Conference Youth Leadership Summit: (left to right ) Dave Arthur Robledo, Bret Hart Gutierrez, Romina Therese Lim, Camille Cabujat, and Bryan Madera 22 October 2019, Oslo – Being a sustainability champion knows no age. Such is the driving force of the Filipino...
23 October, 2019 - 10:38
Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Maria Elena Algabre and members of the Filipino community in Sweden discussed the requirements, procedure, and benefits under the Philippines dual citizenship law 20 October 2019, Karlstad, Sweden – As part of its Gender and Development programs on Filipino migrant women, the Philippine Embassy held an Information Briefing on the Embassy’s...
16 October, 2019 - 12:38
Ms. Columna, Ms. Borromeo-Hedfors, and Ms. Cabahug answered questions of the participants 14 October 2019, Oslo – On its second year, the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar was conducted by the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm), in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. As resource speakers of the TNK seminar, Ms. Mary Borromeo-Hedfors...

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Published on 13 November, 2019 - 13:36
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on 09 May 2022, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice President, Senators and Party-List Representatives in the National and Local Elections on 09...
Published on 5 November, 2019 - 16:59
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Tuesday, 24 December 2019 , Special Non-Working Day (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 25 December 2019 , Christmas Day (Philippine holiday) • Thursday, 26 December 2019 , Boxing Day (Norwegian holiday) • Monday, 30 December 2019 , Rizal Day (Philippine holiday) • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 , Last Day of the Year (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday,...
Published on 30 October, 2019 - 14:59
The public is hereby informed of the following change in procedure for processing of employment contracts of directly hired workers, per Memorandum Circular No 08-2019 of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA): “IV. All employers seeking exemption from the direct hire prohibition shall have the employment contract documents of their directly hired workers...
Published on 17 October, 2019 - 11:37
UPDATE: The venue for the outreach will be the Hotel Lilla Roberts , Pieni Roobertinkatu 1, 00130 Helsinki, Finland . Please ask the hotel reception on the day of the outreach for the exact room at the hotel. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Finland that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Helsinki...
Published on 30 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Embassy announces that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has issued instructions for the return of unclaimed voter’s IDs to COMELEC in the Philippines for storage purposes. As such, the Embassy wishes to issue a last call for voters registered in the Nordic region (Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden) from 2011 to 2015 to claim their voter’s IDs from the Embassy ....
Published on 17 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Board of Foreign Service Examinations (BFSE) of the Department of Foreign Affairs announces the holding of the 2020 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV. Interested applicants shall submit in person their duly accomplished application forms and documentary requirements at any...

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