Press Releases

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...
28 August, 2020 - 16:48
Ambassador Garcia, DCM Algabre and the crew of Hurtigruten’s Roald Amundsen during the virtual meeting. (Photo credit for the 2nd picture: Stephen Cataluña) 24 August 2020. Oslo, Norway. The Philippine Embassy had an interactive dialogue with the Filipino crew of Hurtigruten’s Roald Amundsen presently docked in Tromsø, Norway. Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Deputy Chief of Mission and...
20 August, 2020 - 16:04
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed warm greetings as she signed the book of greetings for Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway 19 August 2020 – On the occasion of the birthday of Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia signed the royal book of greetings at the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway. In her message,...
17 August, 2020 - 15:52
Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia at the Philippine Embassy Oslo, Norway, 14 August 2020 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia received Mr. Daniel Skjeldam, Chief Executive Officer of Hurtigruten Cruises at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo and discussed the issues and concerns of the COVID 19 outbreak on board the MS Roald Amundsen . Mr. Skjeldam briefed...

Latest News from the Embassy

Published on 8 September, 2020 - 09:37
UPDATE 1: Norway has designated Iceland as "red" and will be requiring all persons arriving from Iceland to observe a mandatory 10-day quarantine from 15 August 2020. In addition, all counties of Sweden are reverted to "red" status except Kalmar, Södermanland, and Västerbotten - only persons arriving in Norway from these three counties in Sweden will be exempt from the...
Published on 28 August, 2020 - 17:20
According to the latest advisory from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) dated 27 August 2020, all foreign nationals, including Filipinos, presently in Norway with expired residence permits or visas must now leave Norway before 15 September 2020 or risk rejection of entry or expulsion . The advisory further states that: Foreign nationals who could not return home...
Published on 20 August, 2020 - 11:37
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway is pleased to announce that beginning 24 August 2020, the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden will begin accepting passport applications for Filipinos in Sweden and Finland. Please refer to the Facebook page “ Philippine Embassy in Sweden ” for their requirements and procedure for passport applications. Please be guided accordingly.
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...

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