Don’t Let the Elections Pass you By!

ACT NOW!  If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election, do not wait, return your voted ballot right away!  Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  Many states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 3.   Never …

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Voting Registration Reminder

It is easy to vote absentee while living in Norway. U.S. citizens that want to participate in the November 2020 elections, need to complete the  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020 .  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter.  …

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Lapse in Appropriations

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services in the United States and at U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. Due to the lapse in appropriations, this website will not be updated regularly. We will not update this website until full operations resume, with the …

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An Evening with the Ambassador and the American Citizen Services unit in Kristiansand

On November 13, 2018, Ambassador Kenneth J. Braithwaite met with approximately 70 U.S. citizens at the International School in Kristiansand.  The Embassy’s American Citizen Services unit hosted an informal event titled An Evening with the Ambassador, in order to provide a forum for Americans in Norway to come together to meet Ambassador Braithwaite and to share information, …

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How to get to the new embassy

From May 15, 2017, the U.S. Embassy in Oslo will be located at Morgedalsvegen 36 at Huseby in Oslo. It will no longer be located at Henrik Ibsens gate 48. Three separate entrances The new U.S. Embassy has three separate entrances: The consular entrance is located on Sørkedalsveien; the main entrance is located on Morgedalsvegen, as …

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Important notice to United States Citizens living in Norway

The United States Embassy in Oslo regrets to inform citizens in our consular district that we are no longer able to accept passport application fees by mail (as well as other consular services). Due to an unexpected change in banking procedures, the Unites States Embassy in Oslo is no longer able to deposit bank checks …

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New U.S. Embassy at Makrellbekken to open May 15

The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is pleased to announce that the construction of the new embassy compound is completed and the embassy will be open for business at the new address Morgedalsvegen 36 starting May 15, 2017. Since 1959, the U.S. Embassy has been located at Drammensveien 18/Henrik Ibsens gate 48 in the heart of …

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Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals

To allow for proper review and establishment of standards to prevent terrorist or criminal infiltration by foreign nationals, the Executive Order imposes on nationals of certain designated countries a 90-day bar on entry into the United States.  This bar also includes a 90-day prohibition on visa issuance.  These countries, as designated by Congress or the …

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