How to apply to keep your Norwegian citizenship


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Do you wish to hand in the application in Norway: No, wish to apply from abroad

Which country are you applying from?: Canada

How to apply

Print out the checklist and gather the necessary documents

Fill in your application

Hand in the application and documents in person

Are you applying to keep your Norwegian citizenship?

When registering your application in the Application Portal, please choose the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York, the United States, which is going to receive your application and send it to the UDI.

When handing in your documents on the checklist, please go to the Embassy of Norway in Ottawa, Canada (external website, opens in new window).

Are you submitting a notification of Norwegian citizenship?

Please fill in the paper form "Notification of citizenship". Please go to the Embassy of Norway in Ottawa, Canada (external website, opens in new window) to hand in the application.

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