Philippine Embassy Newsroom

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19 March, 2021 - 11:17
This announcement has been superseded by COVID-19 Advisory No. 56 on the entry rules for Filipinos and foreign nationals starting 1 May 2021. Please be guided accordingly. UPDATE (17 April 2021): The temporary suspension of travel to the Philippines detailed below is extended until 30 April 2021. Further, foreign nationals with valid exemption documents duly issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) prior to 22 March 2021 are...
17 March, 2021 - 15:21
UPDATE: This advisory has been superseded by COVID-19 Public Advisory No. 54 . Please be guided accordingly. The Embassy wishes to inform the public that in light of efforts to prevent the entry of SARS-CoV-2 variants from other countries and the further rise of cases, the number of inbound international passengers/arrivals in the Philippines will be limited to only One Thousand Five Hundred (1,500) per day, and the entry of Foreign...
17 March, 2021 - 10:24
Embassy representatives with FHS officers Sallie Ria Malayan, Eunesse Manalo, Mary Ann Bragais, Mary Ann Feliciano-Pereyra, Nicca Chuidian Darrox, Xhena Galima, Jaybell Lee Munoz 12 March 2021 – The Filipino Helping Society in Norway (Det filippinske hjelpesamfunn i Norge) paid a courtesy call on the Philippine Embassy in Oslo and presented their various programs for the Filipino community in Norway. The Filipino Helping Society in...
15 March, 2021 - 16:41
Mr. Leover A. Loyola, Overseas Representative Officer of Land Bank (top row, 2nd from left) leads the webinar on financial wellness, in cooperation with the Embassy 13 March 2021 – Budgeting is a tool for financial success: this was the message communicated by the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank), the first branchless Philippine bank under the Land Bank of the Philippines, during a webinar entitled “Managing Your Personal Finances:...
10 March, 2021 - 12:03
In celebration of National Women’s Month, the Embassy will open for a special Consular Saturday on 27 March 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Only female applicants will be accepted for this one-time weekend opening. The Embassy will receive and process the following applications by appointment on the said date: Passport (first-time and renewal applications); Issuance of emergency travel document for Filipinos for one-way direct travel...
4 March, 2021 - 15:40
The Embassy wishes to address the various requests from Filipinos in Iceland for consular services from the Embassy, particularly requests for the conduct of a consular outreach mission in Iceland as soon as possible. We are aware of the urgency of your situation and are currently looking into how we can conduct such an outreach mission, taking into account the travel restrictions in both Norway and Iceland, COVID-19 testing and...
15 February, 2021 - 15:36
The Embassy informs the public of the following protocols for the entry of foreign nationals to the Philippines: A. As a general rule, foreign nationals are still prohibited from entering the Philippines, except the following (“Excepted Foreign Nationals”), without need of an entry exemption from the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines from 01 February 2021: Diplomats and members of international organizations and their...
1 February, 2021 - 16:58
The Embassy informs the public of the following Operational Guidelines for Processing of Arriving Non-OFWs/Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Foreign Nationals (“Concerned Individuals”) issued by the National Task Force COVID-19 (NTF COVID19) Task Group on Management of Returning Overseas Filipinos (TG MROF): From the point of origin, the concerned individual shall register through the following E-CIF links to secure a unique QR...
31 January, 2021 - 10:34
UPDATE 1: Per IATF Resolution No. 98, Series of 2021 dated 04 February 2021, the requirement for a pre-booked quarantine accommodation has been amended to at least six (6) nights , instead of seven (7) nights. Further, holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa (SRRV) and Section 9(a) visas are still not allowed to enter the country , unless they are able to secure an exemption document from the Department that...
29 January, 2021 - 09:15
The Embassy hereby informs the public that Norway will begin implementing new restrictions for the entry of non-residents into Norway beginning 29 January 2021. The following foreign nationals, including Filipinos, will not be allowed to enter Norway from said date: Foreign nationals residing in the European Economic Area (EEA, i.e. the European Union plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and EEA nationals residing in third countries...