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3 January, 2020 - 14:37
The Embassy announces the following schedule for consular outreach missions from January to June 2020. Kindly note that this schedule is tentative and is subject to change without prior notice . Please continue to monitor this page for the updated schedule. We will be processing applications for passport (new and renewal), Report of Birth, Report of Marriage, dual citizenship, acknowledgement of documents (ex. Special Power of Attorney,...
2 January, 2020 - 16:02
The Embassy invites Filipinos naturalized as Norwegians and other concerned individuals to attend a seminar on the changes to Norway’s citizenship law allowing dual citizenship for former Filipinos who have acquired Norwegian citizenship. The talk will be on Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:00 p.m. at the Embassy . A resource speaker from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) will be available to speak on the implications of dual...
2 January, 2020 - 14:39
Effective 15 January 2020 , in view of the increase in fees for registered mail by Posten Norway, the Embassy will be collecting the following revised postage fees : For sending within Norway: Small envelope (good for one passport or visa applicant only) - NOK 225 Large envelope (for more than one passport or visa applicant or for documents such as Report of Birth/Marriage, contracts, etc.) - NOK 275 For sending outside Norway: Small...
2 January, 2020 - 10:04
Philippine Embassy in Oslo personnel headed by Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the New Year Day Mass at St. Olav’s Cathedral on the First Day of January 2020. Father Pål Bratbak officiated the Mass with the participation of the Filipino community in the liturgy. The all Filipino choir sang songs of praise. The Ambassador and Staff exchanged New Year greetings with the Filipino Community who were encouraged to continue working...
2 January, 2020 - 09:43
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended Mass with the Filipino Community in Stockholm on 28 December 2019­­. The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Gabriel Felipe Baldostamon, CP, at the St. Eugenia Parish. Several dozen Filipinos were also in attendance. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Vice Consul Josel Mostajo joined in the celebration. She also introduced Minister Raul Dado to the community. She exchanged views with some members of the...
27 December, 2019 - 09:14
The Ambassador with the Piamonte and Lillebordal families (24 December 2019) On the invitation from members of the Filipino Community in Trondheim, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia visited Trondheim during the 2019 Christmas season. This was the first visit of the Ambassador to Trondheim, the fourth largest city in Norway and the neighboring town of Melhus. Trondheim is in the center of Norway and is home to several hundred Filipinos....
23 December, 2019 - 14:51
The Embassy informs the public that in view of the change in Norway’s citizenship law allowing Norwegians to hold other citizenships beginning 01 January 2020, the Embassy is presently in consultations with the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to organize a public forum about the implications of having dual Filipino-Norwegian citizenship. The Embassy is aiming to organize the forum as soon as possible, sometime in January 2020...
15 December, 2019 - 16:13
15 December 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo joined the Filipino community in observing the custom of attending the nine-day series of masses leading up to Christmas. This is the second year for the Embassy to host the Unang Simbang Gabi in Oslo. The Unang Simbang Gabi was held at St. Joseph’s Church. The celebration started with a Holy Rosary conducted in Filipino language. This was followed by a Holy Mass celebrated by the very...
14 December, 2019 - 17:14
14 December 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo including the different Philippine foreign service posts joined the countdown of the Philippine government to the Quincentennial Celebrations which will culminate on April 27, 2021. The Quincentennial Celebrations marks the victory of Filipino hero Lapu-Lapu against the Spanish fleet of Ferdinand Magellan, a battle which is now known in historical books as the Battle of Mactan. As...
13 December, 2019 - 09:15
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia reminds Filipino community members on the importance of knowing the rights of both women and men against all forms of violence 09 December 2019 – In observance of the Philippine Commission on Women’s 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, the Philippine Embassy conducted an information seminar on Norway’s laws on domestic violence. The seminar aimed to inform and equip members of the Filipino community...