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Province : Nordland
I blått en gull borg med tre tårn uten krenelering.
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The arms were granted on March 15, 1985.
The arms show a gate, as Sortland was the gate to the Vesterålen district with its many lakes. The arms were based on the seal used by the municipality since the 1960s, which also showed a (natural) gate in a landscape. The blue colour symbolises the blue sea.
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