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Phone + 47 52 74 50 00
Fax + 47 52 74 50 01

Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 3:45 pm
(May 15th – September 14th: 8 am – 3 pm)
Our case handlers are available on the phone from 9 am – 15 pm all weekdays.

Main contact point by e-mail:

or use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Contact information to our district offices

Please note that e-mails are sent over the Internet and may thus be viewed by unauthorized individuals. We recommend that you use regular mail if you have information that should be protected from unauthorized access.

Bills of Sale/ title documents, mortgages and other documents for registration in the Norwegian Ship Registers NIS/NOR

must always be sent directly to our Department of Ship Registration:
The Norwegian Maritime Authority
Department of Ship Registration
PO Box 73 Nygårdstangen
E-mail: post@nis-nor.no

Emergency preparedness

Our emergency telephone is manned 24 hours a day :  +47 52 74 50 00 for reporting accidents at sea, urgent matters that cannot wait until opening hours and matters related to ship registrations. In cases where our persons on-call are not able to help, the relevant department will be in touch within 24 hours.

Within office hours, please ask to be transferred to the person on-call.
After office hours, follow the instructions from the answering machine.

Duty officer Department of Ship Registration

Officer on duty at the Department of Ship Registration may be reached at  +47 52 74 50 00 outside regular office hours.

The Department of Ship Registration is closed on Sundays and these international holidays:

  • New Year's Day, January 1st
  • Long Friday
  • International Labor Day, May 1st
  • Christmas Day, December 25th

Addresses to the headquarter in Haugesund

Postal address 

The Norwegian Maritime Authority, PO Box 2222
N-5509 Haugesund, Norway

Visiting address

The Norwegian Maritime Authority
Smedasundet 50A
N-5509 Haugesund, Norway

Invoices to Norwegian Maritime Authority

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) requires invoices from Norwegian contractors on EHF, and our EHF reference is 974761262.

NMA requires invoices from foreign contractors on PEPPOL BIS, and our PEPPOL BIS referance/electronic address is 9908:974761262.

In addition the invoice should be marked with 1280xxx (xxx is the initials of the purchaser at NMA).

Invoice address:

Norwegian Maritime Authority
Ref: 1280xxx
Sjøfartsdirektoratet DFØ
Postboks 4746
7468 Trondheim

Bank connection

Bank account number: 7694.05.19469
IBAN number is:  NO8576940519469