The British Embassy in Oslo develop and maintain relations between the UK and Norway.
Their work covers a range of issues including political, business, economic and security issues that are important to the UK and Norway.
If you are in Norway and you urgently need help (e.g. if you have been attacked, arrested or there has been a death), call +47 2313 2700. If you are in the UK and concerned about a British national in Norway, call 020 7008 1500.
Get or renew a passport
The British Embassy cannot help with passport enquiries. Contact Her Majesty’s Passport Office, if you need help, here: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-passport-office
If you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, you may be able to get an emergency travel document, see: www.gov.uk/emergency-travel-document
Get an emergency travel document
You can apply for an emergency travel document, if you are abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, here: www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact the British Embassy in Oslo as soon as possible.
Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:
are over 16 years old and
are a British citizen and
have previously owned a British passport
Contact the Embassy to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:
over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
not a British citizen or
applying for a child under 16 years old
Once you have contacted them, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Oslo, here: www.consular-appointments.service.gov.uk/fco/#!/british-embassy-oslo/issuing-an-emergency-travel-document/company_list
Get a visa
The British Embassy cannot help with visa enquiries.
If you are not a British national, you may need a visa to travel to the UK. Check if you need a UK visa, here: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
If you are a British national travelling abroad and need to apply for a visa to visit a particular country or check if you need a visa, see the entry requirements on their foreign travel advice for the country you want to visit, see: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
For more information on visas, see UK visas and immigration: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
Notarial and documentary services
The Embassy may be able to offer notarial services, including Administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document, etc. See the full list of notarial and documentary services they provide here: www.gov.uk/guidance/notarial-and-documentary-services-guide-for-norway
The British Embassy in Oslo does not provide legalisation services. Read their notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation here: www.gov.uk/guidance/notarial-and-documentary-services-guide-for-norway
Ask the UK Government to get a UK document legalised (certified as genuine), here: www.gov.uk/get-document-legalised
Local service providers
Use the Embassy’s list of local suppliers and services if you need help in Norway. Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute official endorsement by the British Embassy or the UK Government.
Medical facilities and practitioners: www.gov.uk/government/publications/norway-list-of-medical-facilitiespractitioners
How else the British Embassy in Oslo can help
In addition to the services listed above they can also:
provide information about transferring funds
provide appropriate help if you have suffered rape or serious assault, are a victim of other crime, or are in hospital
help people with mental illness
offer support and help in a range of other cases, such as child abductions, missing people and kidnapping
contact family or friends for you if you want
make special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters or other crises abroad
For more information on the services we can provide, see Support for British nationals abroad: A guide, here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-british-nationals-abroad-a-guide
The British Embassy in Oslo charge fees for some of their services. See the full list of consular fees in Norway here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/norway-consular-fees