Announcements and Advisories

17 October, 2019 - 11:37
UPDATE 5: As of 26 November 2019, 16.25 Oslo time, all slots for passport application at the outreach have been filled. Thank you. UPDATE 4: In view of the ongoing strike of Finnish postal workers, the Embassy invites those in Finland whose names are on the list of passports for release to claim their passports during the outreach. If you wish to do so, please email consular.outreach@philembassy.no on or before 3:00 p.m. of Wednesday,...
30 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Embassy announces that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has issued instructions for the return of unclaimed voter’s IDs to COMELEC in the Philippines for storage purposes. As such, the Embassy wishes to issue a last call for voters registered in the Nordic region (Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden) from 2011 to 2015 to claim their voter’s IDs from the Embassy . Those wishing to claim their IDs must email helpdesk...
17 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Board of Foreign Service Examinations (BFSE) of the Department of Foreign Affairs announces the holding of the 2020 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV. Interested applicants shall submit in person their duly accomplished application forms and documentary requirements at any Consular Office, Philippine Embassy or Consulate General...
17 July, 2019 - 17:00
The Philippine Consulate in Helsinki, Finland will be CLOSED from 16 to 26 July 2019 (Summer holiday). During said period, consular applicants may contact the consular section of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. Consular Section: Open from Mondays to Fridays, except declared Philippine and Norwegian holidays 0900H to 1400H - Assessment and processing of applications for passport, civil registry, legalization/authentication, and...
13 June, 2019 - 16:11
The Embassy wishes to inform the public that beginning 15 June 2019, we will no longer physically affix red satin ribbons to documents brought to the Embassy for consularization , or more commonly known as “red ribbon” (ex. acknowledgements of Special Power of Attorney and other documents, authentication, attestation of au pair contracts and employment contracts, etc.). The documents will continue to bear the round gold seal embossed...
31 May, 2019 - 14:20
UPDATE 4: Registration for dual citizenship application for the outreach is now CLOSED as of 01 July 2019, 09.30, as we have reached 20 applicants. Thank you. UPDATE 3: Registration for passport renewal for the outreach is CLOSED as of today, 25 June 2019, 15.30, as we have reached 200 applicants. We are still accepting applications for dual citizenship. For those with complete requirements, please email them to consular.outreach...
29 May, 2019 - 13:57
UPDATE 2: The deadline for submission of entries has again been extended to 15 September 2019. Please read the link below on the mechanics for submission of entries. UPDATE: The deadline for submission of entries has been extended to 15 August 2019. Please read the link below on the mechanics for submission of entries. The Embassy would like the inform the public that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is now accepting...
24 May, 2019 - 14:30
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Monday, 10 June 2019 , Whit Monday (Norwegian holiday) • Wednesday, 12 June 2019 , Philippine Independence Day (Philippine 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.
10 May, 2019 - 11:33
The Embassy hereby informs the public that beginning 14 May 2019, we will no longer authenticate public documents issued in Norway, Iceland, and Sweden that will be used in the Philippines. Such documents must instead bear an Apostille from the appropriate authority of the document’s origin country. Apostillized documents from these countries no longer have to be authenticated by any other entity and will automatically be accepted in...