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
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 09:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please call for an appointment
Holidays observed in 2017
The Consulate is closed on the following dates:
January 2, New Years Day
February 20, Presidents’ Day
April 14, Good Friday
May 29, Memorial Day
July 3, Day before Independence Day
July 4, Independence Day
September 4, Labor Day
November 23, Thanksgiving
November 24, Day after Thanksgiving
December 25, Christmas
December 26, Day after Christmas