Postal address in the National Registry

You can be registered in the National Registry with a residential address and a postal address. You can add a postal address if you want your post to be sent to a different address than your residential address. This applies regardless of whether you have a national identity number or a D number.

If you live in Norway, it's important that you notify the Norwegian Tax Administration of the address you wish your post to be sent to. You must also notify us of your new postal address if you have left Norway and you have a new address abroad. Your address information is used by public agencies and private companies that need to communicate with you. For example, if you have paid too much tax and have left Norway, we'll have to contact you in order to refund the tax you're owed. 

How to change/add a postal address:

You can do this in one of two ways:

  • You can send us an electronic notification via Altinn:
  • You can send us a notification on paper. You must remember to attach a copy of valid identification. Valid identification is an ID card showing your date of birth, name, signature and a photograph. However, you should not send us a copy of your bank card, because it contains sensitive information.
  • You can send the notification to any tax office

You can also tell us your new postal address when you notify us that you're moving to, within or from Norway.

Confirmation

We'll tell you when we have registered your new postal address. We'll send the notification to your new postal address. Remember to put your name on your new letter box.

Change in postal address for foreign employees in Norway, seafarers and artists

If you're:

  • a continental shelf worker resident abroad
  • a foreign seafarer on a Norwegian-registered ship
  • a foreign artist

you must notify the Norwegian Tax Administration if your address abroad changes. Your tax deduction card states which tax office you belong to.

You can do this in one of two ways:

  • You can send us an electronic notification via Altinn:
  • You can send us a change of address form on paper. You must remember to attach a copy of valid identification. Valid identification is an ID card showing your date of birth, name, signature and a photograph. However, you should not send us a copy of your bank card, because it contains sensitive information.

You should send the completed form to the Norwegian Tax Administration. You will find the address at the bottom of the form.     

Change in postal address for companies/self-employed persons

Businesses must notify the Brønnøysund Register Centre of any change in their postal address.

Information on postal address registered by the Norwegian post office, Posten

Posten has a separate address register. The National Registry will not notify Posten when it registers your new address. You must therefore also remember to notify Posten if your postal address changes.

The Norwegian Tax Administration communicates electronically with the public. There are many advantages to becoming an online user.

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