Registration of overseas voters for the 2016 Philippine
national elections begins May 6
The Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Basel shall be closed to the public effective 01 July 2014.
Applications for issuance of visas and processing of
authentication documents and other notarial services can be sent to the
Philippine Embassy in Berne with address at Kirchenfeldstrasse 73-75, 3005
Extensions of Validity of Passports No longer Allowed Beyond October 2015
failures, technical breakdowns and natural calamities may delay the
release of passports. Applicants are advised to book flights taking
into consideration such incidents. NO REFUND of fees will be made on
account of these unforeseen delays.
The public is advised to secure their passports prior to booking their flights.
Flight bookings should ONLY be made if passports are still valid for at least six (6) months.
mga di-inaasahang pagkawala ng kuryente, pagkasira ng makina at
pagtigil ng proseso dahil sa kalamidad ay maaaring makaabala sa
pagre-release ng pasaporte. Pinapayuhan ang mga aplikante na
isaalang-alang ito sa kanilang pagpapagawa ng flight booking. HINDI
MAISASAULI ANG BINAYARAN NA PASSPORT EXPRESS FEE DAHIL SA MGA NABANGGIT
Pinapayuhan ang publiko na kumuha muna ng pasaporte bago magpagawa ng flight booking.
Dapat lamang magpagawa ng flight booking kung ang pasaporte ay may bisa pa na di-kukulangin sa anim (6) na buwan.
Important Announcement For Filipino Spouses/Partners Of Foreign Nationals
Advisory on Philippine Passports - Phasing out manually scripted passports by 2014.
PHL EXTENDS VISA-FREE PRIVILEGE FROM 21 TO 30 DAYS
Bureau of Immigration Memo No. 013-
Six (6) Months Validity of Passports
Philippines launches the Long-Stay Visitor Visa Extension (LSVVE) for Tourists
New Visa Regulations for Indian Nationals entering the Philippines
Friday, 1 March 2013, Post Finance Swiss Post will no longer be
accepting Postanweisung/ Postal Money order. Applicants can send
their cash/ payments by "registered letter" value added service.
Letter contents are insured up to a value of 500 francs. Cash can
also be sent by A Mail Plus, the contents of which are insured up to a
value of 100 francs.
Procedure for Payment of Immigration Annual Report Fee
Exclusion of Temporary Visitors with No Return/Outbound Tickets
Foreign Service Circular No. 75-12
Entry Visas for Holders of Travel Documents
Notarials, Authentication, Certification
ISSUANCE OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATE (OEC) FOR VACATIONING OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS FROM SWITZERLAND
UPDATES ON TYPHOON HAIYAN/YOLANDA
Whereabouts of missing relatives of Filipinos in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Information on Financial Donations to Philippine Agencies
Monetary Donations from Foreign Governments
Those who wish to donate to the victims of typhoon Haiyan through Swiss Solidarity may give their donations to:
Swiss Solidarity (www.swiss-solidarity.org)
Postal Account: 10-15000-6 (endorsed “Typhoon Haiyan”)
Swiss Solidarity, 1211 Geneva 8
IBAN: CH82 0900 0000 1001 5000 6
Swiss Post: Postfinance, 3030 Bern
Tel. No. to call for the pledges of donations: 0800 87 0707
UN Flash Appeal
Updates for NBI Clearance Application
Information on the Au Pair Program
The Philippine-Swiss Agreement on the Exchange of Professional and Technical Trainees
Operating of motor vehicles in the PH by foreigners
Revised Guidelines on the conversion of a foreign drivers license into a philippine driver's license
15 April 2014
There will be an Information Event on "Familiennachzug" (Family Reunion) on Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 1900h-2100h in Le Cap, Französische Kirche, Predigergasse 3, Bern.
Public warned vs fake OWWA receipts
DTI and AISL sign MOA to curb undelivered balikbayan boxes
DTI Public Advisory on Cargo Forwarding
Information on My Shelter Foundation and the solar bottle bulb technology
DFA Tourism Information Portal
Renewal of Driver's License for Overseas Worker
University of the Philippines now offers distance learning degree and non-degree programs to Filipino overseas