Ministry of Justice and Public Security

Emilie Enger Mehl (Cent.)

Minister of Justice and Public Security

The Ministry of Justice and Public Security is responsible for the preservation and development of basic guarantees of the rule of law.
Coronavirus disease COVID-19

The coronavirus situation

Information about the Coronavirus situation in Norway.

Norway, Europe, Africa and Asia

Questions and answers about Norwegian immigration policy

How is responsibility divided between the Ministry, the Directorate of Immigration and the Immigration Appeals Board?

Norges riksvåpen

Civil protection and emergency preparedness

Instructions for the Ministries' work with civil protection and emergency preparedness.

News from the Ministry

Bilde av Norges nye pass i henholdsvis hvit, turkis og rød.

Press release

More European countries approve the use of expired Norwegian passports

05/07/2022: Norwegian citizens who have not renewed their passports following the pandemic are able to travel to Germany, Iceland, Estonia, and Portugal using their expired passport as identification. This change takes effect today and will apply until 31 December 2022.

Siluett av soldager mot sprukken murvegg. Veggen er farget av russisk og ukrainsk flaggfarger.

Press release

Wounded soldiers from Ukraine to Norway

01/06/2022: The Norwegian Government has now decided that wounded soldiers may also be brought to Norway,’ says Minister of Justice and Public Security Emilie Enger Mehl.


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