Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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13 July, 2020 - 10:32
UPDATE 2: As of 10 July 2020, Norway has removed travel restrictions for those coming from the counties of Blekinge, Kronoberg, and Skåne in Sweden. Those arriving from rest of Sweden will still need to undergo mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Norway. UPDATE 1: As of 26 June 2020, Gotland in Sweden no longer satisfies Norway’s requirements for infection control, and thus the whole of Sweden is excluded from Norway’s travel list....
13 July, 2020 - 10:29
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Friday, 31 July 2020 , Eid al-Fitr (Philippine holiday; final date subject to confirmation) 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.
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....
30 June, 2020 - 09:58
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 public that it is now looking into the possibility of organizing a chartered flight from Norway to the Philippines. If the flight will be confirmed, persons joining the flight will pay for their own airfare ; the cost for the flight will not be...