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24 February, 2022 - 16:19
This advisory may already have been updated. Please check for more recent announcements. The Embassy hereby informs the public that pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution No. 160-B dated 03 February 2022, visa-free privileges for foreign nationals of countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s. 1960), as amended, shall resume on 10 February 2022. NOTE: Norway and Iceland...
15 February, 2022 - 12:38
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO MARRY between MR. ROMEO II ALCONES PASCUAL and MS. KATE CATHERINE MAGNAYE CATAPAT
7 February, 2022 - 14:01
Entry, Testing, and Quarantine Protocols for Filipino Nationals Arriving from Abroad Effective 10 February 2022 The Philippine Embassy in Oslo advises the public that pursuant to Resolution No. 160-A, Series of 2022, of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) dated 03 February 2022, and in view of the suspension of the classification of countries/territories/jurisdictions as “Green,” “Yellow...
31 January, 2022 - 17:13
No . Date Day Philippines Norway 1 1 February Tuesday Special (Non-Working) Holiday Chinese New Year 2 25 February EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary 3 14 April Thursday Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday 4 15 April Friday Good Friday Good Friday 5 18 April Monday Easter Monday 6 17 May Tuesday Constitution Day 7 26 May Thursday Ascension Day 8 6 June Monday Whit Monday 9 29 August Monday National Heroes Day 10 1 November Tuesday All...
25 January, 2022 - 17:19
This advisory may already have been updated. Please check for more recent announcements. Beginning 16 February 2022, proof of full vaccination shall be made a requirement for entry of all foreign nationals to the Philippines: 1. An individual shall be considered fully vaccinated for Covid 19: a. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having received the second dose in a 2-dose series, or; b. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having...
14 January, 2022 - 18:03
YELLOW LIST COUNTRIES (LIKE NORWAY) A. The protocols for “Yellow” List countries/jurisdictions/territories in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be as follows: 1. For fully vaccinated individuals: a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight hours (48 hrs) prior to departure from the country of origin will be required. Upon arrival, they shall undergo facility-based quarantine with an RT-PCR test taken on the fifth (5th) day...
7 January, 2022 - 13:44
A new law that would further open up the Philippine retail trade sector to more foreign trade businesses by lowering their required capital was recently enacted in the Philippines. Republic Act (RA) 11595, which amends RA 8762, also known as the Retail Liberalization Act of 2000, was signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 10 December 2021. Under the law, a foreign retailer shall have a minimum paid-up capital of PHP25...
30 December, 2021 - 07:55
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CELEBRATES RIZAL'S MARTYRDOM The Philippine Embassy in Oslo observed Rizal Day this year with a heartfelt commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, and the meaning of his many achievements for our country and our people, especially our youth. The commemoration started with the opening prayer led by a young lady, Ms. Ghail Rafol. The millennials were the main performers of the ceremony, with nine-year old...
26 December, 2021 - 16:10
Philippine Embassy Conducts Pamaskong Handog 2021 Christmas amidst the pandemic brings a golden opportunity instead of a challenge. In this joyous season, the Filipino community comes together in the spirit of mutual care and concern, especially as Filipinos in Norway are far from home. Thus on 22 December, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, under the leadership of the newly arrived Ambassador, Enrico T. Fos, conducted Pamaskong Handog...