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20 August, 2020 - 16:04
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed warm greetings as she signed the book of greetings for Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway 19 August 2020 – On the occasion of the birthday of Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia signed the royal book of greetings at the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway. In her message, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her well wishes for...
20 August, 2020 - 11:37
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway is pleased to announce that beginning 24 August 2020, the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden will begin accepting passport applications for Filipinos in Sweden and Finland. Please refer to the Facebook page “ Philippine Embassy in Sweden ” for their requirements and procedure for passport applications. Please be guided accordingly.
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...
14 August, 2020 - 22:00
UPDATE 3: As of 26 September 2020, Iceland has reverted to "red" status for Norway, and all those arriving in Norway from Iceland will again be required to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival in Norway. Please be guided accordingly. UPDATE 2: Beginning 19 September 2020, Norway has designated Iceland as "yellow", and all persons arriving from Iceland will not be required to quarantine upon arrival. Thus, the Embassy will...
10 August, 2020 - 17:26
NOTE: The list of quarantine facilities on the website of the Bureau of Quarantine has been updated as of 08 April 2021. 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...
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 : Omnibus Sworn Statement accomplished by Visa Applicant (See attached form) Duly notarized Medical Certificate of the pregnancy of the Filipino partner...
5 August, 2020 - 11:16
UPDATE 1: Beginning 20 November 2020, aside from the requirements below, the Embassy will also require additional documents that will establish that the Filipino spouses, parents and/or child/children or foreign nationals are currently in the Philippines or will be traveling with the latter . Such documents include, but are not limited to, airline tickets, enrollment records, immigration arrival stamps, and/or affidavits or...
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),...