Press Releases

11 February, 2020 - 10:05
A packed audience learned about President Quezon’s “open door policy” which saved more than a thousand Jews during the Holocaust period 7 February 2020, Oslo – The Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with the ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel-Norway, conducted a block screening of the critically acclaimed movie “Quezon’s Game” on 7 February 2020, at the Felix Kino in Oslo, Norway. Based on a...
11 February, 2020 - 09:54
Women Ambassadors in Oslo with Norwegian Minister of Agriculture and Food, Ms. Olaug Vervik Bollestad (front row: third from left) Norwegian Minister of Agriculture and Food Ms. Olaug Vervik Bollestad had a lively discussion on various matters about Norwegian agriculture and food security policies with the Members of the Women Ambassadors in Oslo, on 31 January 2020. The Women...
10 February, 2020 - 17:45
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Mr/ Marko Silen 6 February 2020, Helsinki – Strong economic links between the Philippines and Finland are evidenced by the presence of a number of Finnish companies in the Asian country. Finnish Telecoms giant Nokia in the Philippines has been providing employment to many Filipinos. Intent to support the Finnish business community’s continued...
10 February, 2020 - 17:03
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Ms. Tiina Larvala of the Parliament of Finland and Minister Raul Dado of the soon-to-be established Philippine Embassy in Stockholm 5 February 2020, Helsinki – A small but steady increase of Filipino professionals and skilled workers are finding their way into Finland, which is seen as a welcome, if not necessary, trend...
10 February, 2020 - 16:50
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Vice Rector Hanna Snellmann and Minister Raul Dado 5 February 2020, Helsinki -- Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia visited the University of Helsinki and met with Professor Hanna Snellman, the Vice Rector of the University. Vice Rector Snellman welcomed the Ambassador’s proposal to look into mutually-beneficial specific modes of cooperation between the...

Latest News from the Embassy

Published on 17 February, 2020 - 13:33
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway would like to inform all Filipinos in Norway, Finland, Iceland and Sweden that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has opened the nominations for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. The nominations will end on 31 July 2020. Nominations must first be endorsed by the Philippine Embassy...
Published on 7 February, 2020 - 15:50
Effective 17 February 2020, the Embassy will be using the new mailing address below: P.O. Box 1758 VIKA N-0122 Oslo Norway Please send your mails to the Embassy in the abovementioned new mailing address. All mails received at P.O. Box 322 SENTRUM, N-0103 Oslo (old mailing address) before 17 February 2020 will be forwarded to P.O. Box 1758 VIKA, N-0122 Oslo. Please be guided...
Published on 7 February, 2020 - 10:00
The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Finland that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Helsinki, Finland on 06-08 March 2020. When: 06-08 March 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Where: Hotel Helka, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23 , 00130 Helsinki, Finland IMPORTANT PASSPORT APPLICATIONS • The consular outreach...
Published on 4 February, 2020 - 14:17
Further to the public advisory on the Temporary Suspension of Visa Issuance to Travelers from China and its Special Administrative Regions, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo informs the public of the following measures implemented by the Philippine government to manage the situation on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Temporarily banning the entry of any person, regardless of...
Published on 3 February, 2020 - 10:25
In view of the developing situation of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) in China and its Special Administrative Regions including Hong Kong and Macau, Philippine Foreign Service Posts, including the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately , to the following: Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its...
Published on 31 January, 2020 - 14:20
The Embassy hereby informs the public of the following information regarding dual citizenship from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI): "In accordance with the Agreement on the interpretation of Article 12, paragraph 2, of 2 April 2007, the Government of the Kingdom of Norway has denounced Chapter I of the Convention on the reduction of cases of multiple nationality...

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