News & Events

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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Virtual Voting Assistance on Zoom!

Event: Virtual Voting Assistance The Federal Voting Assistance Program is offering recurring virtual voting assistance via Zoom for the next two weeks to provide direct support to overseas citizens. Voters can participate in any of the meetings and speak with an FVAP voting Ambassador who can answer questions about absentee voting, including inquiries about the ...
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Microsoft signs MoU with Equinor on carbon capture and storage value chain

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Microsoft and Equinor October 14, representing the Northern Lights carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, serves as a great example of transatlantic public-private cooperation on new technology development, as well as a strong signal when it comes to addressing shared global challenges.  Chargé d’Affaires Richard Riley was pleased ...
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