Norway and the United States

Strong historical ties link Norway and the United States. Between 1825 and 1940, more than one-third of Norway's population emigrated to America. Allies ever since, the two nations fought together in World War II and were co-founders of both the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

About the Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Norway established its first embassy in Washington, DC., on October 31, 1905. Strong historical ties link Norway and the United States. Between 1825 and 1940, more than one-third of Norway's population emigrated to America. Allies ever since, the two nations fought together in World War II and were co-founders of both the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Today, the Embassy in Washington is Norway's largest, with a staff of approximately 50, including representatives from a number of Norwegian ministries.

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Consulate General in New York

The Norwegian Consulate General in New York works to promote Norwegian art, design, culture and business interests in the U.S. Our office is the hub for Schengen visa applications on the North and South American continents. We also provide consular services for 22 states on the east coast of the U.S. Established in 1906, our office is the largest and oldest Norwegian Consulate General in the US.

Consulate General in Houston

Norway has been represented in the South Central Region of the United States since it opened its first Honorary Vice Consulate in New Orleans in 1906. The Consulate General has been located in Houston since 1977.

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Consulate General in San Francisco

Norway has been represented by a consulate in San Francisco since 1906, and by a consulate general since 1938, all the while looking after the interests of Norwegian citizens and businesses in its area of jurisdiction.

Honorary Consulates

Norway has 38 Honorary Consulates around the United States. They can assist with certain consular matters.

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