Announcements and Advisories

15 March, 2020 - 16:17
UPDATE 3: As of 20 March 2020, UDI has announced that those in Norway now on a visitor’s visa, a visa free permit, or on a residency permit, and are not able to travel out of Norway before the expire date due to the COVID-19 outbreak will not be expelled, even though their stay lasts longer than their visa or residency permit. Please refer to the UDI's announcement for more information: https://www.udi.no/en/important-messages...
15 March, 2020 - 12:38
The public is hereby informed of the restrictions in place in the Philippines for those traveling from the following places due to COVID-19: China, Macau and Hong Kong All foreign nationals are banned from entry Exemptions: Filipinos and their spouse or children, foreigners with permanent resident visas, members of the Diplomatic Corps South Korea All foreign nationals coming from North Gyeonsang Province (including Daegu City and...
13 March, 2020 - 16:22
For the information and guidance of all, below is the Statement of the Office of the Presidential Spokesperson, Republic of the Philippines, on the implementation of “Community Quarantine” in Metro Manila due to the COVID-19 outbreak: The Palace wishes to inform the public that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been apprised by our health officials about the decision to raise the Code Alert System for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID...
13 March, 2020 - 15:58
UPDATE: This announcement has been superseded by COVID-19 Public Advisory No. 10, available at the following link: https://www.philembassy.no/newsroom/covid-19-public-advisory-no-10-update-on-suspension-of-non-essential-consular-services-at The public is hereby informed that Norway has instituted emergency measures beginning 6.00 p.m. of Thursday, 12 March 2020 and ending 26 March 2020 to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please refer...
11 March, 2020 - 12:05
In the interest of public health and safety due to the COVID-19 situation in Norway, the Embassy will begin implementing shortened hours for its Consular Section beginning tomorrow, 12 March 2020 to reduce the possibility of spread of infection, as follows: Assessment and processing of applications for passport, civil registry, legalization/authentication, and visa will be from 0900H to 1200H only, Mondays to Fridays except holidays...
11 March, 2020 - 09:07
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Thursday, 09 April 2020 , Araw ng Kagitingan / Maundy Thursday (Philippine holiday) • Friday, 10 April 2020 , Good Friday (Philippine holiday) • Monday, 13 April 2020 , Easter Monday (Norwegian 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.
9 March, 2020 - 09:02
UPDATE NO. 1: In the interest of public health and in view of growing concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 in Norway, the Embassy's consular outreach mission in Stavanger, Norway has been POSTPONED indefinitely. A new schedule will be announced as soon as possible. We hope for the public's understanding on the matter. The Embassy announces the following schedule for consular outreach missions from January to June 2020. Kindly...
3 March, 2020 - 15:21
In view of the developing situation concerning the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Norway, the Embassy seeks the public’s cooperation in complying with the following guidelines when visiting the Embassy to avail of consular services: Individuals experiencing fever are strongly advised to postpone non-essential transactions with the Embassy and practice home quarantine. If you are experiencing fever along with other symptoms of...
3 March, 2020 - 14:56
The public is hereby informed of the following temporary travel restrictions imposed on them to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The travel restrictions, which are based on Resolutions No. 8 and 9 of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) dated 26 February and 03 March 2020, respectively, include: FOR TRAVELERS ENTERING THE PHILIPPINES Temporary ban of entry into the Philippines of any...
4 February, 2020 - 14:17
Further to the public advisory on the Temporary Suspension of Visa Issuance to Travelers from China and its Special Administrative Regions, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo informs the public of the following measures implemented by the Philippine government to manage the situation on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Temporarily banning the entry of any person, regardless of nationality, except Filipino citizens and holders of Permanent...