Ministry of Justice and Public Security

Monica Mæland (Con.)

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.

Topics and insight

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.


National Cyber Security Strategy for Norway

Strategy intended to address the challenges that inevitably arise in conjunction with the rapid and far-reaching digitalisation of Norwegian society.

Reduced Recidivism to Crime

National strategy for coordinated reintegration after served sentences 2017–2021

News from the Ministry

Stricter border controls being introduced – Norwegian airports not closing

15/03/2020: The EEA/EFTA-states and the United Kingdom have come to an agreement covering citizen rights in case the United Kingdom leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against non-essential travel to all countries

14/03/2020: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary. The reason is the increasing spread of coronavirus internationally and the unpredictable and difficult situation faced by many travellers. For now, this advice will remain in effect until 14 April.


Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8005 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Gullhaug Torg 4A, Oslo

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