Norwegian national identity number to get a passport

You need a Norwegian national identity number to get a passport. If you're staying abroad and apply for a Norwegian passport at a Norwegian Foreign Service Mission, you need a Norwegian national identity number. If you do not have a national identity number, the National Population Register must issue one as a part of the passport application process.

You apply for a Norwegian passport at a Norwegian Foreign Service Mission with issuing authority. To get a national identity number, it’s important that you bring the correct documentation when you go to the Foreign Service Mission. You’ll be asked to answer a few questions so that we can give you information relevant to your situation.

Please note that these questions are only used to provide information that is more relevant to you. The message shown as a result of your replies cannot be used as documentation.