Health Alert – New U.S. COVID-19 Test Entry Requirement, U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway (January 13, 2021)

Location: Norway Event: CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is  expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test  to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19, effective for inbound travelers beginning January …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway (December 22, 2020)

Location: Norway Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Norway and other locations worldwide.  For information regarding the impact of COVID-19, visit our  COVID Information Page . To prevent the introduction of a new variant of Covid-19 discovered in the UK, effective Monday December 21, 2020,  Norway banned all direct flights from the United Kingdom to Norway  for a period of 48 …

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Travel Advisory: New Norwegian Entry and Quarantine Requirements

Below you will find updates to Norwegian entry requirements and quarantine information.  The Department of State advises all U.S. citizens to read country-specific  Travel Advisories  and  U.S. Embassy Oslo’s COVID-19 information page  for updated information.  U.S. citizens are not permitted to enter Norway unless the traveler qualifies for a travel exception.  The complete list of border closure exceptions and most up-to-date information can be found on the  Norwegian Directorate of Immigration COVID-19 information page. New entry requirements and …

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Alert: COVID-19 Regulations Update and Limited ACS Services

Below you will find updates to national and local novel coronavirus (COVID-19) mitigation measures and information on emergency appointments for consular services.  The Department of State advises all U.S. citizens to read country-specific  Travel Advisories  and  U.S. Embassy Oslo’s COVID-19 information page  for updated information. New National and Local COVID-19 Mitigation Measures:  On October 26, 2020, the Norwegian Government published new national restrictions to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic.  These national regulations went into effect October 28 and include limitations on …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert (29 October 2020, 14:00)

A demonstration is planned to take place at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo off of Sørkedalsveien in the Huseby neighborhood on Thursday, October 29, 2020 beginning at approximately 2:00 p.m. The start times of the demonstrations are variable, and we cannot accurately predict the number of demonstrators involved.  Furthermore, while most demonstrations in Oslo are …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Passport Information

The Printing Facility in the U.S. is now in the process of reopening and printing U.S. passports. You are welcome to visit our Passport Services page on the website to see how to renew your passport by mail as we address the high demand for consular services within the constraints of limited capacity due to the need to …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness

During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by tourists.  We highly encourage everyone …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (9 November 2019, 15:00-16:00)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 9 November 2019 Location: Oslo, from Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station and marching to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Event: A planned demonstration by a group called the “Young Kurds Norway National Association” will take place this Saturday, November 9 …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (2 November 2019, 14:00-16:00)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 2 November 2019 Location: Oslo, from Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station and marching to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Event: A planned demonstration/ march by a group called the “Ungkurds Norge Riksforbundet” will take place this Saturday, November 2 from 14:00 to …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (26 October 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 26 October 2019 Location: The Turkish Embassy, Halvdan Svartes gate 5, in the Frogner neighborhood. Event: Two demonstrations are planned in front of the Turkish Embassy on Saturday afternoon, October 26.  The first group, “Tyrkiske Foreningers Hovedorganisasjon” in support of Turkey, will demonstrate from 13:00-14:30 while …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (19 October 2019, 14:00-18:00)

Location: Oslo, from Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station and marching to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Event: A  planned demonstration/ march by a group called the “Ungkurds Norge Riksforbundet and Solidaritet med Kurdistan” will take place this Saturday, October 19 from 14:00 to 18:00 starting at the Trafikanten meeting point in …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (12 October 2019, 15:00-17:00)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – October 12, 2019 Location: Oslo, from Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station and marching to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Event:  A  planned demonstration/ march by a group called the “Ungkurds Norge Riksforbundet and Solidaritet med Kurdistan” will take place this Saturday, …

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Coming Soon: Online Payment for DS-82 Passport Renewal Fees

Currently, all U.S. passport applicants in Norway — including adults renewing their passports through the “mail-in” form DS-82 — must arrange for in-person payment of their passport renewal fee at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo.  We understand that this situation is inconvenient for U.S. citizens residing outside Oslo and have been working on a solution. …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (12 January 2019, 13:00-14:00)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway –  12 January 2019 Location:  Demonstration at Stortinget (Parliament) downtown Oslo, Norway  Event:  A demonstration is planned to take place in the Stortinget area this Saturday, 12 January from 13:00 to 14:00.  The demonstration is related to wildlife management and conservation of Norway’s wolf population.  Previous demonstrations …

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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (21 December 2018, 16:00-17:00)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 21 December 2018 Location: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Morgedalsvegen 36 Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, December 21, 2018, from 16:00-17:00.  A Kurdish group is demonstrating against the U.S. announcement to withdraw from Syria.  Norwegian Police expect approximately 50 participants …

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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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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (13 November 2018, 14:00-15:00)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 13 November 2018 Norwegian Police have advised of a demonstration planned for today November 13th, from 14:00-15:00 at the Embassy.  The protest group includes Uyghur activists demonstrating against the government of China.  Norwegian Police expect approximately 50 participants to assemble in the grassy area next to …

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