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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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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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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Remember to Register to Vote!

See Ambassador Braithwaite’s important message to American citizens in Norway about voting from abroad in the column to the right. Learn more at the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) website,  FVAP.gov .  If you have any questions about registering to vote overseas, please contact the U.S. Embassy’s Voting Assistance Officer at voteoslo@state.gov . For additional voting information, please …

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Ambassador Meets U.S. Citizens at Embassy Town Hall

On April 24, 2018, Ambassador Kenneth J. Braithwaite met with U.S. citizens at the U.S. Embassy Town Hall Meeting in Oslo.  The Embassy’s American Citizen Services unit hosted the Town Hall meeting at the American Lutheran Church in order to provide a forum for Americans in Norway to come together and share information, opinions, and …

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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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U.S. Embassy Consular Service visit in Stavanger: October 3rd and 4th, 2016

The American Citizen Services Unit will be visiting Stavanger in October to provide limited consular services.  These services are offered in regional areas to make the application process easier for citizens living outside of Oslo. Vice Consul, Luis G. Salas, will be available to provide limited consular services on: Monday, October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. …

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Social Security Number and Passport Photo Changes

Social Security Numbers Required on Passport Applications beginning Oct 1, 2016 Beginning October 1st, 2016, passport applicants are required to provide their Social Security Number on the application form, unless the applicant is applying for an SSN at the same time. Under the 22 U.S.C 2714a, a passport application may be denied if the applicant …

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IRS Webinar “Protect Your Clients and Yourself From Data Theft” on August 17, 2016.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar on “Protect your clients and yourself from data theft” on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT.      To register and attend this webinar, use the Protect your clients and yourself from data theft webinar link.  Participants should log in 10 minutes prior to the start time.  This session will be …

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Voting in 2016 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt …

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Pre Solicitation Notice

The US Embassy, Oslo hereby provides the following Pre-Solicitation Notice regarding the issuance of a Request for Quotes (RFQ) for: Packing and Moving of the US Embassy in Oslo from Henrik Ibsens Gate 48 to Morgedalsvegen 36. The US Embassy, Oslo plans to issue a fixed price completion contract during the calendar year 2016. The …

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U.S. Embassy Consular Service Visit in Tromsø – November 16, 2015

The American Citizen Services Unit will be visiting Tromsø in November to provide limited consular services.  These services are offered in regional areas to make the application process easier for citizens living outside of Oslo. Consul, Katherine Reimondez, will be available to provide limited consular services on: Monday, November 16th from 9:00 am to 3:00pm. …

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