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U.S. Citizen Services
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The American Citizen Services (ACS) Section provides assistance with U.S. passports, Reports of Births Abroad to U.S. Citizens, Reports of Death, voting abroad, notary services, Federal Benefits, and a few other, specialized consular services, such as repatriation loans, prison visits to incarcerated Americans and welfare and whereabouts queries. ACS cannot act as your travel agent, bank, interpreter, employment office, lawyer, investigator or law enforcement agent, or assist with personal legal, medical, etc., matters. However, ACS can tell you how to receive help on these and other matters. Should questions arise while browsing through this guide, do not hesitate to contact us.

All visits to the Embassy require an appointment.

Please read about security requirements before your visit.

Contacting us:

  • Federal Benefits Unit
    E-mail to
  • Emergencies after opening hours call (47) 21 30 85 40

Visiting the Embassy

Bags and large purses are not permitted in the Embassy. Please bring as little as possible with you.

All visits to the Embassy require an appointment. You may book your appointment at a time that is convenient for you.
You will go through security before entering the Embassy.

In case of an emergency requiring immediate attention after business hours. Emergency Contact Information.

Upcoming Consular Visits (copy)

  • The American Citizen Services unit will be visiting Stavanger, Bergen and Trondheim in February 2017. Please see the consular visits section for more information.

Contact Information

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • logo Please note that the Embassy does not have a tax office.  You may contact IRS directly:
    Tax information

DOS Careers

  • Department of State

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