Norwegian passports - Photo:Neue Design Studio
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All passport applicants need to schedule an appointment in order to apply for a new passport. Below you will find more information about how to do this, 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

All passports for adults and children must be applied for in person. The appointment should be made at least two months before the expiry of your passport.

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. 

All applicants must meet in person at the Embassy in Pretoria (or another Norwegian Embassy) due to the biometric requirement. Children from the age of 10 must sign the application form themselves.  

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

Norwegian passports are biometric. More information on biometric passports is published on the Norwegian Police’s website.

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 the passport is produced in Norway until the passport is back in Pretoria.