Applying for a Norwegian Passport

Last updated: 17.01.2014 // Here you can find information on applying for a Norwegian passport in Canada.

Adults and children over the age of 12 must apply for a biometric passport at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa. Please note that all applicants over 12 must apply in person at the Embassy.

Children under 12 years can apply through a Norwegian Honorary Consulate. All Norwegian citizens applying for a passport must have a Norwegian personal number. To apply for a personal number and passport for children under 12 please contact your nearest Consulate to set up an appoitment.

In accordance with the Norwegian Passport Act the applicant must provide proof of his or her identity and Norwegian citizenship. The Norwegian Nationality Act is based on the principle of singular citizenship, any person who acquires another nationality by application or explicit consent shall lose his or her Norwegian nationality.

 

Passport Renewal

You must hand in the original and copy of the following documents.

For children under 18 years of age:

  • passport for both parents (copy of ID page)
  • Norwegian passport (copy of ID page)
  • valid Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) card / work visa in Canada / 'Search for Citizenship Records' form from Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • signed passport application form (available at the Consulate or Embassy)
  • 1 Passport photo* - meeting the photo requirements (*for children under 12)

For individuals over 18 years of age:

  • Norwegian passport (copy of ID page)
  • valid Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) card / work visa in Canada / 'Search for Citizenship Records' form from Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • verification from the Embassy of valid personal number

Please note that indivuduals over 12 applying for a passport at the Embassy in Ottawa do not need to bring a photo.

The processing time for a passport is 20 working days, after a completed application is received by the Embassy.

Passport Validity
adult passport: 10 years
children between 10 – 16: 5 years
children between 5-10: 3 years
children 0 - 4: 2 years 

Passport Cost
persons under 16 years of age - 43 CAD
persons over 16 years of age - 72 CAD
courier shipment - up to 30 CAD
 

The Embassy will accept cash, credit card and debit card payments.

Please contact the Embassy to verify your personal number and to set up a passport appointment.

 


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