Norwegian passports  - Photo:Neue Design Studio
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All regular passports for adults and children must be applied for in person at the Embassy in Pretoria due to biometric requirements. Please contact in order to make an appointment. Below you will find more information about how to apply for a passport, as well as the application procedures.

In order to apply for a passport you need a Norwegian Personal ID Number. Read more about how to apply for one here.

If your passport is lost or stolen, please report it to the local police immediately. You should then contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate. Read more about Emergency passports below.

Application procedure

In order to verify whether you qualify to apply for a Norwegian passport, you will be asked to provide a copy of your current Norwegian passport and your residence permit or entry visa for the country you are resident in.

In order to apply for a Norwegian passport you need to have a Norwegian personal number (ID number). If you do not have a personal number, you must apply for this before lodging a passport application.   

For information regarding name and personal ID number, you are kindly requested to read paragraphs relating to change of name and personal number below.

Which documents do you need in order to apply?

See requirements for adults and children below.

Processing time:
Passport applications take approximately 2-3 weeks from submission until the passport arrives in Pretoria from the producer in Norway.