The Norwegian Gaming Authority

The Gaming Authority supervise and control all private and state operated lotteries in Norway. We also supervise and control gambling and horse racing. Gambling and horse racing are organized through the companies Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto, these having a national monopoly on gambling and horse racing respectively.

The Norwegian Foundation Authority

Norwegian foundations are submitted to supervision and control by The Foundation Authority. The basic element in this work is to secure that the foundations are loyal to their purposes. There are about 6700 foundations i Norway, out of which approximately 860 are business foundations.

Contact us

Director General, Atle Hamar
Telephone: +47 99 28 43 00. E-mail:

Head of Communications, Marie Havnen:
Telephone: +47 41 63 08 84. E-mail:

Deputy Director General, Henrik Nordal (gambling and lotteries):
Telephone: +47 97 67 25 04. E-mail: henrik. 

Deputy Director General, Siw Heggedal Longvastøl(foundations):
Telephone: +47 900 74 974. E-mail: siw. heggedal.

Deputy Director General, Marianne Skjeldestad Hove (voulantariness)
Telephone: +47 90 79 60 89. E-mail: