Citizenship

Personal identification numbers are assigned to Norwegian citizens and people registered as being residents of Norway. Read more

Citizenship entails affiliation to a state with rights and obligations in relation to that state. Only Norwegian citizens can apply for Norwegian passports. Read more

Norwegian citizenship may be lost if: you do not have close relationship with Norway;  you acquire another citizenship, you apply to be released from your Norwegian Citizenship, or your Norwegian citizenship is revoked    Loss due to no close relationship with Norway: A person who acquired Norwegian citizenship at birth, but who has not resided in Norway for a total period of two ye Read more

A person who acquired Norwegian citizenship at birth, but who has not resided in Norway for a total period of two years, or in Norway and other Nordic countries for a total of seven years, shall lose his or her Norwegian citizenship upon reaching the age of 22. A person with sufficient connection to Norway may, however, apply for retention of his/her Norwegian citizenship. Read more

Information from the Norwegian Directorate of Taxes concerning Norwegian citizenship for persons who emigrated between 1960 and 1975. Read more