Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General
901 Marquette Ave. S, Suite 2750
Minneapolis, MN 55402-2961
Phone: (612) 332-3338
Hon. Consul General Gary Gandrud (ext. 3)
Vice Consul Christina Carleton (ext. 2)
Vice Consul Britt Ardakani (ext. 1)
Consular Officer Catherine Solheim
Fax: (612) 332-1386
General Office Hours
Monday–Friday 09:00–16:00 (regular hours)
Monday–Friday 09:00–15:30 (May 15–September 15)
Holidays observed in 2013
The Consulate is closed on the following dates:
January 1 and 21, February 18, March 29, May 1, 17 and 27, July 4, September 2, October 14, November 28, December 25 and 26.
The Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis serves primarily the state of Minnesota, but assists fellow Honorary Consulates in the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
The Consulate will accept applications for passports a few times per year going forward. If you need to renew/apply for a passport, please contact us at the Consulate. We are currently setting appointments for passport applications for November 2013. Please call for more information, and to make an appointment.
We accept applications for children's passports, (age 12 and under) and issue emergency passports all year.
The Honorary Consulate General can:
Provide information about Norway and Norwegian-American relations
Accept applications for work, student, and family immigration permits
Process all consular matters
Assist with your application for a Norwegian personal number "personnummer"
Issue emergency passports
Process applications for citizenship, children's passports (12 and under) and name changes
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)
Facilitate development of commercial, economic, cultural and scientific relations between Norway and the upper Midwest region.
- 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).
Click here for general information regarding visa requirements to Norway.
For Schengen Tourist Visa questions: Please call the Swedish Embassy in Washington DC at (202) 467-2600.