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The National Archives

The Organisation

The Central Office of the National Archives of Norway in Oslo and the regional state archives together form the National Archives of Norway, headed by the Director General. The National Archives of Norway is an independent government authority under the Ministry of Culture.



The National Archives

The National Archives Central Office in Oslo is responsible for the records created by the government's central administration, i.e. ministries and directorates, etc., as well as the archives of the Supreme Court.



The Regional State Archives in Oslo

The Regional State Archives in Oslo is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Oslo, Østfold, and Akershus. The Regional State Archives in Oslo and The National Archives are both situated in the National Archives Building in Oslo.



The Regional State Archives in Hamar

The Regional State Archives in Hamar is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Hedmark and Oppland.



The Regional State Archives in Kongsberg

The Regional State Archives in Kongsberg is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Buskerud, Telemark and Vestfold.



The Regional State Archives in Kristiansand

The Regional State Archives in Kristiansand is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the districts of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder.



The Regional State Archives in Stavanger

The Regional State Archives in Stavanger is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Rogaland.



The Regional State Archives in Bergen

The Regional State Archives in Bergen is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Hordaland og Sogn and Fjordane.



The Regional State Archives in Trondheim

The Regional State Archives in Trondheim is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Møre og Romsdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag og Nordland.



The Regional State Archives in Tromsø

The Regional State Archives in Tromsø is a part of the National Archives of Norway, covering the district of Troms, Finnmark and Svalbard.



The Sámi Archives

The Sámi Archives is situated in Kautokeino and is depo responsible for public archives of importance to the Sámi community, history and culture. Archives is also responsible for Sami private archives.



The Norwegian Health Archives

The Norwegian Health Archives will be established as a part of The National Archives of Norway.



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