Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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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.
3 July, 2020 - 16:24
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed warm greetings as she signed the book of greetings for Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway 3 July 2020 – On the occasion of the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen Sonja 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 Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway, including...
3 July, 2020 - 10:01
A hearing will be held on 20 July 2020 at 10:00 a.m. for overseas voting registration applicants for the registration period of 16 December 2019 to 30 June 2020. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway to determine if those who are registered are eligible to vote. Any objections to the names on the list may be filed at the Embassy 7 days before the hearing. Only objections on valid grounds will be entertained....
1 July, 2020 - 07:29
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Friday, 31 July 2020 , Eid al-Adha (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 .
30 June, 2020 - 09:58
UPDATE 1: This survey is now CLOSED. We will post updates on the outcomes of the survey, including whether a chartered repatriation flight will be arranged, in due course. Please continue to monitor our website and Facebook page for updates. In response to various requests for assistance received by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway from Filipinos stranded in Norway wishing to return to the Philippines, the Embassy informs the...
15 June, 2020 - 17:40
UPDATE 6: As previously announced, Norway has designated Iceland as "red" and will be requiring all persons arriving from Iceland to observe a mandatory 10-day quarantine from 15 August 2020. In addition, all counties of Sweden are reverted to "red" status except Kalmar, Södermanland, and Västerbotten - only persons arriving in Norway from these three counties in Sweden will be exempt from the quarantine requirement. For the information...