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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.


The Honorary Consulate General can:

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

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 09:00 am to 3:30 pm

Please call for an appointment


Holidays observed in 2019 

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 24-25 - Christmas 


Holidays observed in 2020

January 1 - New Year's Day

February 17 - Presidents’ Day 

April 10 - Good Friday 

May 25 - Memorial Day 

July 1, 2, 3 - Independence Day 

September 7 - Labor Day 

November 26-27 - Thanksgiving 

December 24-25 - Christmas  

December 31 - New Year's Eve 

December 6-8 | Utepils Brewing Co, Minneapolis (map) | Free

Nordic Julemarket is a unique holiday market with a cultural inspiration taking ...

November 23 - January 5 | Norway House, Minneapolis (map) | $5, members and children under 12 free

Together with families, friends, and ...

November 26 | 7:00AM | DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington (map) | $30

Come celebrate with the Nordic community in Minnesota at the ...

The bookshelves at Norway House are now filled with literature featuring Nordic, Nordic-American, and Minnesotan authors. The Lending Library at ...




Honorary Consul Eivind J. Heiberg
Eivind J. Heiberg is Honorary Consul in Minneapolis

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis