Alert: Personal Security Awareness Reminder

The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

Norwegian Police have advised of a planned demonstration today at the Embassy.  The demonstration is scheduled to begin at 11:00.  The group involved is a Kurdish organization.  A prior demonstration with this group at the New Embassy Compound saw approximately 500 demonstrators and was peaceful.  It is not clear where exactly the group will gather. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Demonstrations

The Embassy has been notified of two planned demonstrations outside of the Norwegian parliament building (Stortinget) in downtown Oslo this week: The first will take place on Thursday, December 14, starting at 17:00, organized by the “Joint Committee for Palestine.” The second will take place on Friday, December 15 at 17:00, organized by “Friends of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (9 December 2017, 16:00-18:00)

The Embassy has been notified of a planned demonstration on Saturday, 9 December 2017, from 16:00 to 18:00 in downtown Oslo. The demonstrators will walk from Parliament to the Israeli Embassy. The demonstration is in protest of President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Norwegian Police may close areas/streets with ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (21 October 2017, 14:00-15:00)

The Embassy has been notified of a planned demonstration across from the Embassy main entrance on Saturday, October 21 2017, from 14:00 to 15:00. The Kurdish Cultural Association of Norway has notified the police of their intention to hold a demonstration in solidarity and support of the Kurdish civilian population in Northern Iraq. The police ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Notice (19 August 2017, 13:00-14:00)

The Embassy has been notified of a planned demonstration across from the Embassy main entrance on Saturday, August 19, 2017.  The demonstration is in response to the activity in Charlottesville, VA last weekend. The police will be present and we have been informed that the demonstration should be peaceful. Expected size of the demonstration is ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Europe Travel Alert (2 May, 2017)

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.  This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution (6 March, 2017)

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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IRS Webinar on “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” June 29, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” on June 29, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. To register and attend this webinar, use the Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers or https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/445/15416 webinar link.  Attendees should log in 10 minutes prior to the start time.  The session will be recorded and made available at a ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Europe Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL. Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016. U.S. citizens ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Extreme Weather

The U.S. Embassy in Oslo informs U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the Norwegian counties of Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane, Moere og Romsdal, Soer-Troendelag and Nord-Troendelag that the Norwegian Meteorological Institute issued an extreme weather warning for Friday, January 29, and Saturday, January 30. Sogn og Fjordane, Moere og Romsdal, Soer-Troendelag ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Alert Worldwide

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats.  Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Security Awareness

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, the U.S. Embassy in Oslo reminds U.S. citizens in Norway to review the Worldwide Caution , which provides information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world, including Europe. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated ...
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