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17 August, 2020 - 15:52
Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia at the Philippine Embassy Oslo, Norway, 14 August 2020 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia received Mr. Daniel Skjeldam, Chief Executive Officer of Hurtigruten Cruises at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo and discussed the issues and concerns of the COVID 19 outbreak on board the MS Roald Amundsen . Mr. Skjeldam briefed the Embassy on the outbreak, the measures being...
10 August, 2020 - 17:26
The Embassy hereby informs the public of that the updated list of facilities inspected by the Bureau of Quarantine of the Philippines as suitable for quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines is available on the website of the Bureau of Quarantine . The Embassy likewise encourages all overseas Filipino workers and overseas Filipinos returning to the Philippines to follow the guide below on procedures to observe before and upon arrival...
10 August, 2020 - 11:48
The Embassy hereby announces that foreign partners of pregnant Filipino nationals may now request for exemption from the temporary suspension on visa issuance to visit the Philippines, subject to submission of the following, in addition to the requirements for a temporary visitor’s visa : Medical certificate on the pregnancy of the Filipino national; Duly notarized affidavit executed by the foreign national that he is the partner of the...
5 August, 2020 - 11:16
The Philippine Embassy in Norway hereby announces that effective immediately, the following are exempted from the temporary suspension of visa issuance and may apply for temporary visitor’s visa to visit the Philippines: Foreign spouses of Filipino nationals; Foreign minor children, and foreign children with special needs regardless of age, of Filipino nationals; and Foreign parents of minor Filipino children, and of Filipino children...
4 August, 2020 - 16:22
The promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipinos is an unwavering commitment of the Philippine Government. This has been evident in the ongoing Philippine Government’s assistance to its nationals abroad amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including through the network of Philippine Embassies around the world. In line with this commitment , as well as in support of the global efforts to contain the spread of the...
21 July, 2020 - 11:00
Pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 56, Series of 2020 dated 16 July 2020, the Embassy hereby announces that effective 01 August 2020, foreign nationals in possession of the following long-term visa categories shall be allowed entry into the Philippines : Section 13 series of Commonwealth Act No. 613, as amended (13 quota, 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e),...
16 July, 2020 - 12:53
The Embassy wishes to announce that, effective immediately, the Embassy will resume the acceptance and processing of applications for 9(c) visas for foreign seafarers who will board ships docked in the Philippines or who are crew members of ships going to the Philippines. Inbound passengers in possession of valid 9(c) visas will now be allowed entry into the Philippines. Please refer to the requirements for 9(c) visas as listed on our...
9 July, 2020 - 15:46
Further to our Notice of Hearing on overseas voting applicants who registered at the Embassy from 16 December 2019 to 30 June 2020, the Embassy hereby informs the public that a hearing will also take place on Monday, 20 July 2020, at the Commission on Elections (EBAD Conference Room, 7th Floor, Palacio del Gobernador Building, Intramuros, Manila) to take action on voters found to have double/mutiple registration records , based on the...
6 July, 2020 - 09:03
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway wishes to announce that due to an emergency, the Philippine Honorary Consulate in Stavanger will be unable to render consular services effective immediately and until further notice. All those requiring consular services from the Consulate are kindly requested to avail of said servies from the Embassy in Oslo. Please visit our “ Contact Us ” page for the Embassy’s contact details. Thank you.