Here you can find information about applying for a Norwegian passport.
Norwegian citizens residing in Jordan:
In order to apply for a Norwegian passport you will need a Norwegian personal number (ID number). For children born in Jordan, you must submit the application for ID numbers at the same time you apply for a Norwegian passport.
Norwegian citizens who wish to apply for an ID number and Norwegian passport must do this by scheduling an appointment at the Embassy. You are required to attend the appointment in person. You can schedule an appointment by sending an email to [email protected]. Please provide the following details in your email to the Embassy:
- Name and date of birth of child/person applying for ID number
- Name and nationality of parents
- ID number of parent(s) with Norwegian citizenship
- Telephone number
- Preferred date for appointment
Please bring the following documents to the appointment:
- Original birth certificate with names of both parents.
- Original marriage contract of parents (if married)
- Parents' original passports (if you have more than one citizenship, please bring all passports)
- One completed Passport application form. The form is signed at the Embassy.
If the applicant is below 18 years old, both parents must accompany the applicant. Both parents must give their consent by signing the application form.
You must submit birth and marriage certificates in their original form. You must provide a certified translation of the documents in Norwegian or English if the documents are written in a different language. The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs must notarize both the original and translated documents.
In cases where the parent with Norwegian citizenship is registered in the Norwegian Public Register (Folkeregisteret) as living in Norway and unmarried, the father must sign a declaration of paternity.
Please note: the Embassy will not accept incomplete applications.
Norwegian citizens residing in Iraq:
Norwegian citizens residing in Iraq may submit scanned color copies of the following documents via email:
- Scanned and colored copy of your Norwegian and Iraqi passports.
- Scanned and colored copy of your Iraqi identity card and nationality certificate.
- Scanned and colored copy of your children’s Iraqi birth certificates
- Scanned and colored copy of your Iraqi marriage contract
- Scanned and coloredcopy of your spouse’s Iraqi passport, identity card, and nationality certificate
- Your full address, telephone number and email in Iraq.
You must submit birth and marriage certificates in their original form. You must provide a certified translation of the documents in Norwegian or English if the documents are written in a different language.
The Embassy does not accept documents notarized by Kurdish authorities. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs must notarize all Iraqi documents, including translations.
Please note: the Embassy will not accept incomplete applications.
- The Embassy checks the received, scanned documents.
- The Embassy forwards all scanned copies to Skatt Nord to create a case number.
- Skatt Nord sends a letter to the applicant about the DNA test. In the letter, Skatt Nord notifies the applicant to submit a payment directly to the Skatt Nord bank account.
- Skatt Nord informs the Embassy when they receive the payment and forward the DNA samples to the Embassy.
- Children and parent(s) meet at the Embassy in Amman for the DNA test. The Embassy perform ID verification on all original documentation, as well as DNA testing.
- Applicant submits application for child’s passport. Both parents must sign the consent form to apply for a social security number and passport. In some cases, the Embassy may ask both parents to sign a declaration of paternity.
- Norwegian-Iraqi applicants must submit both parents' original Iraqi ID cards and citizenship certificates to the Embassy, even if they have a Norwegian passport.
- The Embassy submits the assessment of the original documents and paternity declaration to Skatt Nord.
- If the DNA test confirms the relationship, Skatt Nord assigns a Norwegian national number to the applicant.
- Skatt Nord sends notification of the decision directly to the Embassy
- ID number granted – The Embassy processes the passport application.
- ID number refused- The Embassy rejects the passport application. In order to apply for a Norwegian passport you need to have a Norwegian personal number (ID number).
Norwegian citizens living in Jordan and Iraq can apply for a new passport at the Norwegian Embassy in Amman.
To apply for a Norwegian passport, you need to have a Norwegian personal number (ID number). If you do not have a Norwegian ID number, you must submit an application for this at the same time (see information above).
All Norwegian citizens who want to apply for a Norwegian passport must do so by scheduling an appointment and meeting up at the Embassy in person.
You can schedule an appointment for to hand in your passport application by sending an email to: [email protected]. Please provide the following information in your email to the Embassy:
- Name and ID numbers of the person(s) wishing to apply for a passport, and their parents/guardians
- Telephone number
- Preferred time for appointment
Passport renewal requirements:
After you have scheduled an appointment with the Embassy, make sure to bring the following documents to your appointment.
- One completed passport application form, which will be signed at the Embassy. The name used in the application must be the same as the one in the Norwegian Public Registry (Folkeregisteret). – passport form (here)
- Your last Norwegian passport.
- Your Iraqi / Jordanian passport. If you live in Jordan or Iraq as a citizen, you must also show you passport from that country.
- Your residence permit in Iraq/Jordan - If you live in Jordan or Iraq but you are not a citizen of that country, you need to show your residence permit.
Passport applications for children under 18 years:
In addition to the documents mentioned above, applicants under 18 years must submit the following documents:
- Both parents' Norwegian passports.
- If your parents live in Jordan or Iraq as citizens of that country, your parents must also present their passports from that country.
- If your parents live in Jordan or Iraq but they are not citizens of that country, they need to present their residence permits.
- Both parents must attend the appointment with the minor. If one of the parents cannot come with the child, the parent must give his/her consent. The consent (FULLMAKT) is given at the local police in Norway. You find the consent form on the web page of the police (here).
The consent (FULLMAKT) must be the original document, and you must present it with the original Norwegian passport of the parent who cannot attend.
NB! The Embassy can only issue passports to persons under 18 years at the written request of both parents. The Embassy cannot accept parental consent issued in Iraq. Therefore, parents residing in Jordan or Iraq must come with the minor to the Embassy.
Children under 12 years must also bring:
- Two passport photos without any head garments or dark glasses (in focus, high quality, same photo series, white background, maximum 3 months old, minimum 36x47mm)
Please note that the Embassy will not accept incomplete applications.
If your application is accepted, the passport(s) will be produced in Norway and sent to the Embassy in Amman upon completion. Estimated processing time is 2-3 weeks.
Fees apply for all passports
Applicants over 16 years old: 37 JOD
Children under 16 years old: 22 JOD
Notorization of official stamps: 32 JOD
True copy of original documents: 32 JOD
Fees are to be paid by card when submitting the application. Please note that cash payment is not accepted.
You will be informed when your passport is ready for collection. The Embassy will schedule an appointment for you to collect it. You must have an appointment before collecting your passport. Please remember to bring your old passport and proof of identity.
Loss of passport should be reported to the local police. The police will give you a report of theft, which is to be handed in to the Embassy together with a completed 'Notification of loss of passport' form. The police report must be submitted in its original form and translated to English. Both versions must be legalized by the Jordanian/Iraqi MFA. Please note that we use the attached form of lost passport, where more information about the lost/stolen passport is required.
You should also bring identification (driver’s licence, Norwegian credit/debit card with photo and signature, Norwegian birth certificate, etc.). You can apply for an emergency passport at the Embassy.
If you find a passport that has been reported lost, you must hand it in to the Embassy or the Police in Norway. Please note that if your passport has ever been reported lost or stolen, it is no longer a valid travel document.
If you lose your passport in Jordan or Iraq, the Embassy can issue an emergency passport for travel back to Norway. Emergency passports are issued to those who have an immediate need, and do not have the possibility to await the issuing of an ordinary passport.
The emergency passport must be delivered to the police, passport authorities or border control upon your return. This applies also to ordinary passports that have been registered as invalid in the passport registry. Emergency passports are not normally issued if you have been issued one more than two times within the last five years, or have previously failed to hand in an emergency passport to the above mentioned authorities.
You must schedule an appointment and meet up at the Embassy in person to be issued an emergency passport. You can request an appointment by emailing [email protected]. Please provide the following information in the email to the Embassy:
- Applicant's full name and personal number (ID number)
- Telephone number
- Preferred appointment time
- Planned time of return to Norway
Documents required for an emergency passport:
- Norwegian ID document (e.g. drivers license, bank card with picture and signature, Norwegian birth certificate etc.)
- Report from local police of lost/stolen passport. The report must be added in its original form together with a version translated into English.
- Completed 'Notification of loss of passport' form
- Two passport photos without headwear or dark glasses (high quality, same photo series, white background, max. 3 months old, min. 36x47 mm)
- Travel documentation
A person in possession of an ordinary passport may be issued a second passport when there is a documented need for it, e.g. in connection with extensive business travel that requires frequent visa applications. Applications for a second passport must be accompanied by the following:
- A signed letter from the employer stating the reasoning for a second passport application (written on the organisation's letter paper)
- Valid original passport or expired second passport
Please note: second passports are valid for 2 years.
The same procedure as for ordinary passport applications applies (see above information).
Persons residing in Norway are obliged to report change of address to the Norwegian authorities. If you are staying outside of Norway or a Nordic country for at least six months, you must report the change of residence and new address.
You must fill out a form from the Norwegian Tax Administration and send it to the tax office at your place of residence in Norway, at least 14 days before leaving Norway. Please see the web pages of The Norwegian Tax Administration for the form and more information regarding this issue. You will get a letter when your move from has been registered. The letter sent to your new address abroad.
This is especially important when applying for a passport and personal number. Correctly registered residency is important in order for the Norwegian authorities to give information to citizens and to secure their rights and duties. This applies to among other things social benefits, taxation and residence permits for foreigners. Registered residency does not influence the Norwegian citizenship.
Name(s) stated in the passport application must be identical to the one(s) registered in the Norwegian Public Register (Folkeregisteret). If this is not the case, the passport application will not be accepted. Please click here for the name change form and further information.
Name change forms are sent to:
Skatt Nord Hammerfest
Estimated processing time for name changes is 14 days including postage time to and from Norway.
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, will lose their Norwegian citizenship at the age of 22. The period of residence is defined as a continuous stay of not less than seven months. A person with sufficient connection to Norway may, however, apply for retention of his/her Norwegian citizenship. Such applications must be submitted before the applicant reaches the age of 22 years. Please click here for further information.