Want to apply Citizenship for people who have residence cards for family members of EU/EEA nationals

The requirements for Norwegian citizenship are not the same for everyone. How old you are, when you came to Norway and who you are married to, can affect how long you must have lived in Norway before you can apply.

The information on this page is personalised for

The applicant is a citizen of : United States

When you apply, UDI will consider which group you belong to, and whether you meet the requirements. Here you can check for yourself what the requirements are for the most common groups of applicants. Remember that you may belong to more than one group. 

What group do you belong to?

  • Over the age of 18

  • Spouse, registered partner or cohabitant of a Norwegian citizen

  • Children under the age of 18 who have one Norwegian parent or apply together with one parent

  • Children over the age of 12 who apply on their own


Waiting time

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

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