Announcements and Advisories

18 November, 2019 - 11:51
In conjunction with the Embassy's Consular Outreach Mission in Helsinki, Finland on 29 November - 01 December, 2019, the Embassy wishes to announce that a team from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – London will be on hand during the outreach for consultations regarding overseas employment, as well as to render the following services for Filipinos in Finland: Registration/verification of overseas employment contracts Overseas...
15 November, 2019 - 15:40
Overseas voters registered in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden are hereby referred to the Commission on Elections' (COMELEC) List of Overseas Voters Due for Deactivation Due to Failure to Vote in Two Consecutive National Elections (2016 and 2019 National and Local Elections), attached below. Those on the list who may wish to reactivate their records may do so at the Embassy when overseas voter registration resumes on 16...
13 November, 2019 - 13:36
Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on 09 May 2022, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice President, Senators and Party-List Representatives in the National and Local Elections on 09 May 2022 . All qualified Filipino citizens who are not...
5 November, 2019 - 16:59
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Tuesday, 24 December 2019 , Special Non-Working Day (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 25 December 2019 , Christmas Day (Philippine holiday) • Thursday, 26 December 2019 , Boxing Day (Norwegian holiday) • Monday, 30 December 2019 , Rizal Day (Philippine holiday) • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 , Last Day of the Year (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 01 January 2019 , New Year's Day (Philippine holiday) Regular...
30 October, 2019 - 14:59
The public is hereby informed of the following change in procedure for processing of employment contracts of directly hired workers, per Memorandum Circular No 08-2019 of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA): “IV. All employers seeking exemption from the direct hire prohibition shall have the employment contract documents of their directly hired workers either verified by POLO or acknowledged by the Philippine...
17 October, 2019 - 11:37
UPDATE 3: As of 21 November 2019, 14.00 Oslo time, all slots for dual citizenship oath-taking at the outreach have been filled. We are still accepting passport applicants, please email your requirements to consular.outreach@philembassy.no as soon as possible to secure an appointment. UPDATE 2: In conjunction with the outreach, a team from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – London will be on hand for consultations regarding overseas...
30 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Embassy announces that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has issued instructions for the return of unclaimed voter’s IDs to COMELEC in the Philippines for storage purposes. As such, the Embassy wishes to issue a last call for voters registered in the Nordic region (Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden) from 2011 to 2015 to claim their voter’s IDs from the Embassy . Those wishing to claim their IDs must email helpdesk...
17 September, 2019 - 10:47
The Board of Foreign Service Examinations (BFSE) of the Department of Foreign Affairs announces the holding of the 2020 Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV. Interested applicants shall submit in person their duly accomplished application forms and documentary requirements at any Consular Office, Philippine Embassy or Consulate General...
17 July, 2019 - 17:00
The Philippine Consulate in Helsinki, Finland will be CLOSED from 16 to 26 July 2019 (Summer holiday). During said period, consular applicants may contact the consular section of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. Consular Section: Open from Mondays to Fridays, except declared Philippine and Norwegian holidays 0900H to 1400H - Assessment and processing of applications for passport, civil registry, legalization/authentication, and...