The Norwegian Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis
covers the state of Minnesota. The Consulate collaborates with fellow Consuls in the Midwest, helping if need be. We facilitate development of commercial, economic, cultural, scientific and educational relations between Norway and the upper Midwest region.
Provide information about Norway and Norwegian-American relations
Process consular matters
Assist with your application for a Norwegian personal number "personnummer"
Issue emergency passports
Take applications for childrens passports (12 and under)
Assist with applications for citizenship
Name changes, which will be further processed in Norway
Translation of marriage certificates, birth certificates, licences etc.
Answer all questions on the process of moving to Norway
Assist with general questions regarding pension, study abroad and UDI (Utlendingsdirektoratet, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration)
Answer questions about travel to Norway. US citizens do not need a visa to travel in Norway for short term tourist visits (maximum 90 days).
General Office Hours
Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please call for an appointment
Holidays observed in 2019
The Consulate is closed on the following dates:
January 1 - New Year's Day
February 18 - Presidents’ Day
April 19 - Good Friday
May 27 - Memorial Day
July 3, 4, 5 - Independence Day
September 2 - Labor Day
November 28, 29 - Thanksgiving
December 23, 24, 25 - Christmas