Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
NOR002 Den Kongelige Norske Fortjenstorden
- Order was instituted on 14 June 1985.
- Order is awarded to foreigners, Norwegian citizens living abroad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs diplomats, foreign civil servants in Norway, and Norway's honorary consuls for outstanding service in the interests of Norway.
- Order is awarded in five classes: Grand Cross, Commander with Star, Commander, Knight 1st Class, and Knight.