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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

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 3:30 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 

September 22 | 4:00PM | Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis (map)


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

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis