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The role of the Embassy is to protect Icelandic interests and to promote bilateral, political, economic and cultural links between Iceland and Norway, as well as the other countries to which the ambassador is accredited, Greece and Pakistan.

Embassy of Iceland in Oslo


Stortingsgata 30

0161 Oslo

Post address: Postboks 4004 AMB

0244 Oslo

Phone: +(47) 2323-7530



Open all week days from 10:00 - 15:00

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Högni S. Kristjánsson

Curriculum Vitae


1991 Cand Juris, University of Iceland

Work experience
2022 – current Ambassador of Iceland to Norway as of 1 August 2022
2022  - Acting Deputy Head of the Icelandic EU Mission, Brussels
2018-2021 - EFTA Surveillance Authority, College Member
2016-2017 - Ambassador to Liechtenstein
2016-2017 - Permanent Representative of Iceland to International Organisations in Geneva
2012-2016 - Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Director General, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs
2011 - Appointed Ambassador
2008-2012 - Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Director for European Affairs
2003-2008 - Icelandic Mission to the EU, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission as of 1 December 2005
2002 - Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, National Expert
2000-2002 - Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland, External Trade Department, Counsellor
1996-1999 - Icelandic Mission to the EU, Counsellor for Justice and Home Affairs
1993-1996 - Ministry for Justice of Iceland, Head of Section
1991-1993 - Police Commissioner of Kópavogur, Iceland, Legal Expert


Ambassador Högni Kristjánsson

Iceland’s Honorary Consuls in Norway, as well as the other countries to which the ambassador is accredited, are private citizens who have undertaken to protect Icelandic interests in the area of their jurisdiction. They are not financially remunerated for their important work.

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