AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING NORWAY
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Norway starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Noway. All tourists entering Norwegian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Norwegian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed. The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted. Although Svalbard islands are part of Norway, they are not considered part of Schengen area and all the tourists traveling from Norway to Svalbard are required to pass through visa and passport check in Tromso.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Goods brought from outside the country by air or sea can be subject to the following limitations:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: strong liquor (1L), of beverage with less than 22% alcohol volume (1,5L), beer or wine (2L).
Money Amounts of over NOK25,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit. Visitors entering Norway with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
List of American diplomatic offices in Norway
List of Norwegian diplomatic offices in United States of America
Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Houston, United States
Royal Norwegian Consulate General San Francisco, United States
Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Minneapolis, United States
Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York, United States
Address: 825 Third Avenue, 38th floor, New York, NY 10022
Phone: 646 430 7500
Fax: 646 430 7599
Office Hours: Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm For passports and visas, our opening hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am - 12noon, Wednesdays: Closed
Details: Sissel Breie is the Consul General of Norway in New York
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Bokmal Norwegian;
- Nynorsk Norwegian;
- Small Sami and Finnish speaking minorities
Area: 324,220 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Krone (NOK)
Calling Code: +47
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