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Identification checks at selected ID offices

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You must report to one of the tax offices in the list below when you apply for a tax deduction card for the first time. You must bring valid identification with you and a contract or written offer of employment.

You must report in person to one of the following tax offices for an identity check:

  • Tax Region East:
    Oslo, Sandvika (Bærum Municipality), Lillestrøm (Skedsmo), Gjøvik, Grålum, Hamar and Tynset
  • Tax Region South:
    Drammen, Kristiansand, Skien, Tønsberg, Gol, Lyngdal and Grimstad
  • Tax Region West:
    Førde, Sogndal, Bergen, Haugesund, Egersund (Eigersund), Stavanger, Nordfjordeid (Eid) and Odda
  • Tax Region Central:
    Trondheim, Ålesund, Kristiansund, Namsos, Steinkjer, Molde and Hitra
  • Tax Region North:
    Kirkenes (Sør-Varanger), Hammerfest, Alta, Tromsø, Harstad, Bodø, Mo i Rana (Rana), Brønnøysund (Brønnøy), Vadsø, Leknes, Narvik and Svalbard

Valid identification

  • Nordic citizens:
    Passport or national ID card containing a photograph of you and indicating your citizenship and gender, or a valid driving licence together with an extract from the National Population Register of your home country. The extract must not be more than three months old.
  • EEA citizens:
    Passport or national ID card containing a photograph of you and indicating your citizenship and gender.
  • Citizens outside the EEA:
    Passport