Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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23 February, 2018 - 17:32
Listed below are regular holidays and special non-working days in the Philippines and Norway (wherein the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway will be closed to the public). January 01 January- New Year’s Day February 16 February - Chinese New Year March 29 March Maundy Thursday 30 March Good Friday April 02 April Easter Monday 09 April Araw ng Kagitingan May 01 May Labor Day 17 May Constitution Day (National Day of Norway) 10 May...
23 February, 2018 - 11:18
Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Maria Elena P. Algabre (third from left) with Jeepney’s proprietors after the ribbon cutting. From left to right: Arnel Caballa, Teresa Dahlberg, CDA Maria Elena P. Algabre, and John Noceda. Oslo, 9 February 2018 – Jeepney (Filipino Crossover Cuisine) opens in Oslo, becoming the first Filipino restaurant in the scenic Frogner borough. The Philippine Embassy officers and enthusiastic guests joined Jeepney’s...
16 February, 2018 - 09:11
The Philippine Embassy will be closed on 16 February 2018 because of the Lunar New Year. Regular Work Hours will resume on 19 February 2018. For cases of emergency, the Philippine Embassy's duty officer may be reached at (+47) 95001072 (+47) 90241171 (+47) 94726900
25 January, 2018 - 17:02
24 January 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism in London (DOT London), and the Philippine Consulate General in Helsinki, participated in the Matka Nordic Travel Fair, held on 18-21 January 2018, at the Messukeskus, Helsinki, Finland. On its second year of participating in the Matka Nordic Travel Fair, the Philippines highlighted the country’s majestic mountains, pristine beaches, and...
24 January, 2018 - 11:07
Consular Outreach and Overseas Voter Registration in Helsinki, Finland, 16-18 February 2018 The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Helsinki, Finland that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Service and Overseas Voting Registration on 16-18 February 2018, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 16:00. What : Conduct of Consular Services and Overseas Voter Registration When:...
16 January, 2018 - 15:58
#ItsMoreFuninthePhilippines at the Reiselivsmessen Oslo 2018 15 January 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism in London, participated in the Norwegian travel fair “Reiselivsmessen Oslo”, on 12-14 January 2018, at the Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway. The “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” booth of the Philippines promoted the different tourist spots of the country through maps and brochures...
16 January, 2018 - 15:45
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway would like to inform all Filipinos in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has opened the nominations for the 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. These awards seek to honor and recognize overseas Filipinos and other individuals or organizations which contribute to Philippine development initiatives, or...
11 January, 2018 - 15:15
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo would like to announce the following updated prospective Consular Outreach Schedule for 2018. The schedule has been updated to include the Consular Outreach Mission in Stavanger, Norway on 9-10 June 2018. Location and Dates NO AREA PROPOSED DATE 1 Helsinki, Finland 16-18 February 2018 2 Sundsvall, Sweden 17-18 March 2018 3 Copenhagen, Denmark 6-8 April 2018 4 Stockholm, Sweden 27-29 April 2018 5 Bergen,...
8 January, 2018 - 10:32
Notice of 4th RERB Hearing Hearing for OAV Applicants for the Period of 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017. A hearing will be held on 22 January 2018 at 4:00 pm for the Overseas Absentee Voting Registration Applicants for the Registration Period of 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017. The hearing will be held at the Philippine Embassy in Oslo to determine if those who are registered are eligible to vote. Any objections to the names on...
22 December, 2017 - 14:31
In line with the new Philippine Passport Act which will extend the validity of Philippine passports to 10 years beginning 2018, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo will be updating its passport application processes and requirements. Prospective passport applicants in 2018, are advised to check the Passport page of the Embassy’s website at http://philembassy.no/consular-services/passport for updates within the coming days.