Honorary Norwegian Consulate General
901 Marquette Ave. S, Suite 2750
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 332-3338
Vice Consul Britt Ardakani (ext. 1)
Vice Consul Christina Carleton (ext. 2)
Hon. Consul General Gary Gandrud (ext. 3)
Fax: (612) 332-1386
General Office Hours
Monday–Friday 09:00–16:00 (regular hours)
Monday–Friday 09:00–15:30 (May 15th–September 15th)
Holidays observed in 2012
The Consulate is closed on the following dates:
January 16 , February 20, April 6, May 1, May 17, May 28, July 4, September 3, November 12, November 22, December 25, and December 26.
The Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis serves primarily the state of Minnesota, but assists fellow Consulates for the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
The Consulate will be able to take application for passports a few times per year going forward. If you need to renew/apply for passport, please contact us at the Consulate. We are currently taking appointments for passport applications in March 2013. Please call for more information, and to make an appointment.
We take applications for childrens passport, (age 12 and under) and we can also issue emergency passports.
The Honorary Consulate General can:
Provide information about Norway and Norwegian-American relations.
Accept applications for work, student, and family immigration
Process all consular matters
You may apply for personal Norwegian numbers "personnummer"
Issue emergency passports
Citizenship applications, passport applications for children under 12, name change
Translation of marriage certificates, birth certificates, licences etc.
Answer all questions on the process of moving to Norway
Assist with pension questions; study abroad questions, UDI questions
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 Norway for short term tourist visits of a maximum of 90 days.
Click here for general information regarding visa to Norway.
For Schengen Tourist Visa questions: Please call the Swedish Embassy in Washington DC at (202) 467-2600.
Please visit the FAQ site for all general questions.