Royal Norwegian Consulate
Honorary Consul Susan Meyer
Greensfelder Attorney Susan Meyer has been appointed as
Norway’s Honorary Consul for Illinois, assuming the new
role on Dec. 1, 2019.
The role of Norway’s Honorary Consul includes assisting
with consular affairs and helping to facilitate
development of business, cultural, and educational
relations between Norway and the U.S. In conjunction with
Meyer’s appointment, Greensfelder’s Chicago office is
designated by Norway’s Foreign Ministry as the Royal
Norwegian Honorary Consulate.
In her practice, Ms. Meyer frequently advises companies
on matters related to commerce between the U.S. and
Scandinavia. She is a past president of the Chicago
Chapter of the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce and
is an active member of the Norwegian-American Defense and
Homeland Security Industry Council (NADIC).
Please note that only the Embassy
and Consulates General have full time staff and
issue visas to Norway. The Royal Norwegian Embassy
is in Washington, DC, and Consulates General are in
Houston, New York and San Francisco.
Honorary consuls are not career diplomats. They are
usually citizens of the host country, where they live,
work and pay taxes. They are designated by a foreign
government to look after the affairs of its citizens.
United States Citizens may vacation in Norway for up to 90 days without a visa.