Want to apply Applying for citizenship for Nordic citizens

If you are a Nordic citizen over the age of 12 and you have lived in Norway for the last two years, you can apply for Norwegian citizenship. If you are under the age of 12, you can only apply if you have one Norwegian parent or apply with one parent.

The applicant is the person who wishes to become a Norwegian citizen

How old are you?

  • Over the age of 12

  • Children under the age of 12 who have one Norwegian parent or apply together with one parent

  • New rules from 1 January 2020: Former Norwegian citizen who lost your Norwegian citizenship because you became a citizen of another country or did not renounce your previous citizenship

  • Have had a Norwegian passport without having had Norwegian citizenship


Waiting time

Check how long you have to wait for an answer to your application for citizenships. 

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