Announcements and Advisories

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...
3 February, 2020 - 10:25
In view of the developing situation of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) in China and its Special Administrative Regions including Hong Kong and Macau, Philippine Foreign Service Posts, including the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately , to the following: Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions (Hong Kong and Macau),...
31 January, 2020 - 14:20
The Embassy hereby informs the public of the following information regarding dual citizenship from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI): "In accordance with the Agreement on the interpretation of Article 12, paragraph 2, of 2 April 2007, the Government of the Kingdom of Norway has denounced Chapter I of the Convention on the reduction of cases of multiple nationality and on military obligations in cases of multiple nationality...
2 January, 2020 - 16:02
The Embassy invites Filipinos naturalized as Norwegians and other concerned individuals to attend a seminar on the changes to Norway’s citizenship law allowing dual citizenship for former Filipinos who have acquired Norwegian citizenship. The talk will be on Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:00 p.m. at the Embassy . A resource speaker from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) will be available to speak on the implications of dual...
2 January, 2020 - 14:39
Effective 15 January 2020 , in view of the increase in fees for registered mail by Posten Norway, the Embassy will be collecting the following revised postage fees : For sending within Norway: Small envelope (good for one passport or visa applicant only) - NOK 225 Large envelope (for more than one passport or visa applicant or for documents such as Report of Birth/Marriage, contracts, etc.) - NOK 275 For sending outside Norway: Small...
23 December, 2019 - 14:51
The Embassy informs the public that in view of the change in Norway’s citizenship law allowing Norwegians to hold other citizenships beginning 01 January 2020, the Embassy is presently in consultations with the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to organize a public forum about the implications of having dual Filipino-Norwegian citizenship. The Embassy is aiming to organize the forum as soon as possible, sometime in January 2020...
15 November, 2019 - 15:40
Overseas voters registered in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden are hereby referred to the Commission on Elections' (COMELEC) List of Overseas Voters Due for Deactivation Due to Failure to Vote in Two Consecutive National Elections (2016 and 2019 National and Local Elections), attached below. Those on the list who may wish to reactivate their records may do so at the Embassy when overseas voter registration resumes on 16...
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 May 2022 . All qualified Filipino citizens who are not...
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, 01 January 2019 , New Year's Day (Philippine holiday) Regular...
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 either verified by POLO or acknowledged by the Philippine...