Passports and consular services

Updated 16th April:

Appointments for May are now released. Please note that until further notice we will be releasing appointments 1-2 times monthly for the month ahead, only.

An exact time or date will not be given in advance, however, appointments are usually dropped towards the middle of the month ahead. Appointments will be released during office hours (9.00-16.30), no appointments will be released at 23.00 during this period, and you will not find appointments for more than one month ahead. Please ignore the message in the booking system that says that we are fully booked several months ahead as this is a bug in the booking system.

The embassy in London is the largest passport office outside of Norway. However, the demand for appointments continues to be higher than our capacity, which leads to long waiting times. We are in the process of improving our system, and routines as well as hiring additional staff to increase capacity. However, we do expect the lack of capacity to meet the demand to be an issue going forward and therefore we do ask that applicants who are able to do so apply in Norway or at other Norwegian missions.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and your family.

Apply and pay less in Norway. Please note that if you have a valid passport, you can apply for passport renewal at any Norwegian embassy, as well as at the police in Norway. The application fee is significantly lower when you apply in Norway, and you may also apply for an ID-card at the same time, more information about the application process can be found the website of the Norwegian Police. Please also bring a copy of your EUSS share code as you may be asked to show this. When you submit your application in Norway you can request the new passport to be sent directly to the embassy in London for passport collection upon your return to the UK. Make sure to have the Police register your email address, and if you don't hear back from us within 3 weeks of applying in Norway please send us an email. 

Be considerate and cancel appointments you won’t attend. If you have an appointment that you cannot attend, we strongly urge you to cancel your appointment so that others might take advantage of the free slot. We are currently facing an increase in no-shows which is very unfortunate considering that many applicants are trying to book appointments.

First-time passport applicants. Please note that if you have already submitted an application for first time passports and personal number with the embassy, you do not need to book a second appointment for submitting biometrics and picture taking. We will be in touch with you to set up an appointment. This only applies to applications that have already been lodged in person at the Embassy.

Emergency passports (nødpass). If you have an urgent need for travel related to strong welfare reasons, please write to the embassy at to inform us about your situation and document your need for an emergency passport. Please include the name and date of birth of the applicant.


How to apply for a Norwegian passport

Step 1: Book an appointment via our booking portal:

Book an appointment

Step 2: After booking an appointment you will need to submit your application in person at the Norwegian Embassy in London.

If there are no available appointments in the booking system, you have to wait until new appointments are made available. We are unable to make booking requests via email or telephone. 

If you need a passport urgently due to a threat to health or an imminent emergency, see more information below under ‘Emergency passports’.

There are new rules regarding consent for applications for children under 18. See more information from the Norwegian Police Directorate: Samtykke for pass og ID-kort til barn og unge –

Please note that you can only apply for National ID-cards ( in Norway.


Opening times for consular services other than passports: Consent for passports/national ID-cards for children under 18, Citizenship applications, and Notarial Acts: Wednesday 13.30-15.00. Please note that passport applications are by appointment only