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duo launches flight from Oslo to Edinburgh

A long awaited direct flight between the capitals will be operated from the 1. November. With 6 flights a week, people will be able to travel whenever it is appropiate at competitive fares. Flights will be operated by modern Canadair 200 and 700 series regional jets offering 48 and 68 seats. There will be a single class cabin, however passengers will have a choice of two tickets with different privileges...


Networking reception at Consul General house

On the occasion of the opening on 2 September of the first Norwegian Technology Office "Springboard UK" in Scotland a Scottish-Norwegian networking reception was held on 4 September in Edinburgh hosted by the Norwegian Consul General Arne Sivertsen

Norsk Barokkorkester plays Dowland on Scottish label

Norsk Barokkorkester is made up of the best period instrument players from Norway and beyond.  Run by the musicians themselves, the orchestra has collaborated widely with a number of eminent conductors - most notably, Norwegian harpsichordist Ketil Haugsand, Andrew Parrott and Joshua Rifkin...

To see all the listed events and other happenings, please visit [Events in Scotland and N.Ireland]
To read reports from Norwegian events, please visit the [Archive]
[New regulations] for travellers to the United States of America.

On these pages you will find information about Scottish-Norwegian relations. As Consulate General for Scotland, including Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles, and Northern Ireland, it is our main responsibilities to take care of Norwegian interests and promote Norwegian culture and trade.

The Consulate General also provides general information about Norway, advise on Norwegian rules and regulations and keep updated lists on Scottish-Norwegian
Events and Friendship Societies. There is also a collection of videos, CD's, records and books both in English and Norwegian which are readily available for the public to borrow. Please contact us for details.

For foreign nationals we assist in matters regarding applications for visas and residence and work permits. Scotland also has a large Norwegian population, and the Consulate General issues passports to Norwegian nationals and translations of official documents. For any queries, please go to Visas and Passports.

To promote Norwegian business in Scotland, The
Scottish Norwegian Business Forum was set up in 1988. The aim of the Forum is to work as a door opener for Norwegian business interests and a catalyst for Scottish- Norwegian business co-operation. The 90 members are also kept up to date on Scottish and Norwegian market trends and developments.

Norwegian Seamen's Mission has a representative in Edinburgh, and some services are conducted in Norwegian. The Norwegian Student Chaplain covering Great Britain, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Monaco visits regularely.

We hope that you find the information you need on these pages, or by following any of the links. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. See below for contact details.

The office of the Consulate General is in 86 George Street, in the centre
of Edinburgh. Opening hours Monday to Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. The Visa and Passport Section is open: 10.00 a.m. -12.00 p.m. (var 12:30 pm)


Royal Norwegian Consulate General
86 George Street

Edinburgh EH2 3BU
Tel: +44 (0) 131 226 5701
Fax: +44 (0) 131 220 4976
E-mail: cons.gen.edinburgh@mfa.no
Consul General: Mr. Arne Sivertsen
Consul: Ms. Grethe Knudsen                                                                                  



Royal Norwegian Embassy: 25 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QD T: 020 7591 5500 F: 020 7245 6993 E: emb.london@mfa.no
Royal Norwegian Consulate General: 86 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 3BU T: 0131 2265701 F: 0131 2204976 E: cons.gen.edinburgh@mfa.no