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Notice of Embassy Oslo Operations

Dear Friends,

In the current circumstances, the Embassy of Ireland is making some changes to how we operate.

Operating Hours

The Embassy is open for public appointments between 0930 and 1530 Monday to Friday.

We ask that you contact us on +47 2201 7200 to arrange an appointment. 

You can also contact the Embassy here but we advise calling the above number first.


We are temporarily ceasing the acceptance of new visa applications.

For further information and information on potential exceptions please see


Passport applicants must apply online and we encourage applicants to take heed of the Passport Office's notices at this time.

The Embassy will not be accepting paper applications until further notice and received paper applications will be immediately returned to sender.


Emergency Consular assistance will continue to be provided and any callers should clearly state their name, phone number and issue.

Please call +47 4745 3298 if you are in need of consular assistance outside of business hours.

Travel Advice

We encourage citizens to download the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Travel Wise App which helps Irish citizens to stay safe and informed while travelling:

We advise all Irish citizens when travelling abroad to remain vigilant and follow the instructions and advice from the local authorities.

If you wish to travel to Ireland please follow the HSE's advice, which can be found here:

Those arriving into Ireland from Noraway are not required to quarantine but must follow all other guidance.

If you wish to travel to Norway please follow the Department's travel advice:

You can also follow the advice of NorwegianPublic Health Institute, which can be found here:

Those arriving into Norway from Ireland must quarantine for a period of ten days and follow all other guidance.


In addition, you can register your contact details on Citizens’ Registration, which allows us to contact you and provide assistance in the event of an unforeseen crisis or family emergency while you are overseas:

For Irish citizens currently in Norway please follow the current COVID-19 Advice published by the Norwegian Institute for Public Health

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Haakon VIIs gate 1
PO Box 4006 AMB
0244 Oslo

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