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...
|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.
The 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
Consul General: Mr. Arne Sivertsen
Consul: Ms. Grethe Knudsen