Announcements and Advisories

2 April, 2020 - 17:09
Dear Kababayans, The past few weeks have been trying times not only for us here in Norway, but also for our countrymen back home and for the rest of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives. All of us are faced with great odds in the battle against this virus. The report of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health issued on 02 April 2020 indicated that thirty-four (34) individuals who have been tested...
26 March, 2020 - 17:07
The Philippine Embassy thanks the Filipino community for abiding by the emergency measures of the Philippine and Norwegian governments in order to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. The Embassy commends our Kababayans who have responded or intend to respond positively to the call of Norwegian authorities for persons with background in healthcare to register and voluntarily assist in hospitals and COVID-19 testing centers. In this regard, the...
25 March, 2020 - 12:06
The Embassy informs the public that Norway has extended its emergency measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak until 13 April 2020. Details about the announcement from the Norwegian Government are available here: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/coronavirus-measures-to-continue/id2694682/ In this regard, the Embassy’s SUSPENSION OF ALL CONSULAR SERVICES HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY, 13 APRIL 2020 . The Embassy will remain closed...
24 March, 2020 - 18:12
For ease of reference, the Embassy has compiled the following links to official websites in Philippines for information related to COVID-19: Department/Agency Website Official COVID-19 website http://www.covid19.gov.ph/ Department of Health https://www.doh.gov.ph/2019-nCoV Department of Foreign Affairs https://www.dfa.gov.ph/covid-19-advisories Department of the Interior and Local Government https://www.dilg.gov.ph/ Department of...
23 March, 2020 - 15:46
For ease of reference, the Embassy has compiled the following links to official websites in Norway, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden for information related to COVID-19: Norway Government of Norway: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/topics/koronavirus-covid-19/id2692388/ Norwegian Directorate of Health: https://www.helsedirektoratet.no/english/corona Norwegian Institute of Public Health: https://www.fhi.no/en/id/infectious-diseases/coronavirus/...
19 March, 2020 - 11:25
UPDATE 1 (21 April 2020): Dual citizens may present a valid Philippine passport, Identification Certificate, or Certificate of Re-acquisition/Retention of Philippine Citizenship upon arrival in order to be exempt from the travel restrictions to the Philippines and allowed entry into the country. The Embassy hereby informs the public that the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs has instructed all Philippine Foreign Service Posts to...
18 March, 2020 - 19:30
In full support of the emergency measures of the Governments of the Philippines and Norway to stop the spread of COVID-19, THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY WILL SUSPEND ALL CONSULAR OPERATIONS FROM THURSDAY, 19 MARCH 2020, UNTIL THURSDAY, 26 MARCH 2020 . The Embassy will be closed for both processing of applications and releasing of processed applications, including new passports. For emergencies, please call the Embassy’s hotlines: +47 902 41...
17 March, 2020 - 23:25
As announced by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, from 16 March 2020 onward, the legalization of Finnish documents will be possible only by post. This procedure will be in force until further notice. Customers can send the documents and contact details to: Ministry for Foreign Affairs KPA-40/Legalisations/KAN PO Box 176 00023 Government Finland For more information, please visit https://um.fi/legalisation-of-documents-for-use...
17 March, 2020 - 10:43
UPDATE: The 72-hour window for departing overseas has been lifted for OFWs, balikbayans and foreign nationals. They will be allowed to leave anytime during the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Luzon, provided they travel only to the airport within 24 hours of the date and time of their departure. Outgoing passengers must provide documents of their departure, such as an electronic ticket or flight itinerary. The Embassy informs the...
16 March, 2020 - 13:45
The following is an update of Embassy COVID-19 Public Advisory No. 6 on suspension of essential consular services at the Embassy until 26 March 2020: An ONLINE APPOINTMENT confirmed by the Embassy will be required for all those wishing to transact with the Embassy in person , for both processing of applications and claiming of processed applications, including claiming of new passports. Appointments will be scheduled between 9:00 a.m....