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15 April, 2019 - 17:18
REMINDER: Kindly note that on weekends and holidays during the election period (Satudays and Sundays, plus 18, 19, 22 April and 01 May 2019), the Embassy will be open for overseas voting ONLY . The Embassy will not provide consular services (passport, visa, civil registry, notarials/authentication, dual citizenship) on those days. Please be guided accordingly. Further to our previous bulletins on conduct of the 2019 National Elections...
12 April, 2019 - 15:52
All registered Filipino overseas voters in the Nordic region are hereby informed that due to unforeseen delays in the delivery of ballots from Manila to the Embassy, no ballots are available yet for claiming at the Embassy for voters in Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Sweden. The Embassy has received this week a portion of the ballots for voters in Finland, which we have begun to mail directly to the voters. We will post updates on our...
28 March, 2019 - 10:57
UPDATE 3: Due to unforeseen delays in our receipt of ballots from COMELEC, the Embassy will not be able to distribute ballots for registered voters in Sweden during the outreach. All ballots will be mailed directly to voters instead. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. UPDATE 2: The outreach team will also be processing applications for Special Power of Attorney, notarials and authentication. Please submit the requirements in...
20 March, 2019 - 14:20
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) wishes to inform the public that its frontline services for the copy issuance, authentication, and annotation of civil registry documents (Birth, Marriage, and Death) and CENOMAR at the PSA Central Outlet, Solicarel Bldg. I & II, Ramon Magsaysay Blvd., Sta. Mesa, Manila will transfer starting 20 March 2019 to the Civil Registration Service (CRS) Building, PSA Complex, East Avenue, Quezon City....
18 March, 2019 - 12:34
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wishes to reiterate its advisory against engaging in business with Shin Premier International Merchant and its related aliases, proven to be engaged in advance payment scam, posing as an exporter of A4 paper supplies. Research of the DTI-Export Marketing Bureau has also traced that said company is using other company names in their illegal activities: Shin International Export Company Shin Pulp...
15 March, 2019 - 10:09
UPDATE: The venue for the outreach will be at the Scandic S:t Jörgen, Stora Nygatan 35, 211 37 Malmö, Sweden. Please ask for the exact room at the hotel. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Sweden and Denmark that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Malmö, Sweden on 30-31 March 2019. When: 30-31 March 2019 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Where: Scandic S:t Jörgen Stora...
14 March, 2019 - 15:22
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Tuesday, 09 April 2019 , Araw ng Kagitingan • Thursday, 18 April 2019 , Maundy Thursday • Thursday, 19 April 2019 , Good Friday • Monday, 22 April 2019 , Easter Monday 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.
14 March, 2019 - 14:32
UPDATE: In addition to the information below, please check if your name is on the list of those with no or incomplete addresses, per COMELEC records (link below). If your name is on the list, please email your current address to phelection2019.oslo@gmail.com on or before 08 April 2019. Otherwise, you will need to claim your ballot personally at the Embassy. For the information of all registered overseas voters in Norway, Denmark,...
12 March, 2019 - 09:23
The Embassy hereby informs the public that the application period for accreditation of Mass Media Organizations for coverage of the 2019 National Elections is now open. All parties requesting accreditation shall be required to submit the following to the Embassy by 29 March 2019, Friday: - A fully accomplished accreditation application form (downloadable from link below) - Two (2) recently taken 2x2 colored photographs - An endorsement...
5 March, 2019 - 10:05
The Embassy hereby informs the public that the application period for accreditation of Filipino Community Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Civil Society Organizations for the conduct of 2019 National Elections is now open. All parties requesting accreditation shall be required to submit the following to the Embassy by 29 March 2019, Friday: - A fully accomplished accreditation application form (downloadable from link...