New Travel Restrictions to Norway
With effect from 12 noon Monday 21 December 2020, all people entering Norway, including Norwegian citizens, must register themselves as a step in improving infection control.
'Towards a Sustainable Ocean Economy' - Ocean Symposium Webinar
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in partnership with the University of Sydney and the Australian National Maritime Museum invites you to a high level Symposium Webinar on Oceans ‘Towards a Sustainable Ocean Economy’.
More family members who live outside the EU/ EEA can now travel to Norway.
The government has announced that it will be possible for more family members residing outside the EU/ EEA to travel to Norway from 21 October 2020.
Ny forskrift om pass og nasjonalt ID-kort
Fra 19. oktober gjelder en ny forskrift om pass og nasjonalt ID-kort. Fra denne datoen ble det dyrere å søke om pass i utlandet enn i Norge.
The Embassy is now accepting applications for Norwegian citizenship
From 1 January 2020 changes to the Norwegian citizenship act came into effect, allowing dual citizenship for Norwegian citizens.
The Melbourne Consulate General
The Norwegian Consulate General in Melbourne has, with immediate effect, implemented the following actions in response to the current COVID-19 threat.
The Embassy welcomes new Honorary Consul General in Papua New Guinea
The Embassy is very pleased to welcome Mr Ian Clough as our new Honorary Consul General in Papua New Guinea.
Changes in the travel advice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 15 July
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is introducing new exceptions to the travel advice against non-essential travel to all countries. The new exceptions apply to individual countries in the Schengen area/EEA from 15 July.
Norway elected to the UN Security Council
Today, 17 June 2020, Norway was elected as a member of the UN Security Council for the period 2021–2022. ‘We would like to thank the UN member states for the confidence they have shown in us.
The Embassy welcomes new Honorary Consul in Auckland
The Embassy is very pleased to welcome Ms Christina Riisnes as our new Honorary Consul in Auckland. Ms Riisnes takes over the role after Capt. John Robinson who retired late last year after almost 12 years’ service as the Norwegian Consul.
Climate and Security
The climate-security nexus must be firmly placed on the UN’s agenda, including that of the Security Council.
Record Norwegian support for humanitarian efforts and protection
Large parts of this year’s record-high NOK 5,5 billion humanitarian budget is now being disbursed to the United Nations, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Norwegian humanitarian organisations to strengthen the response including for protect