Adopted children

If you were adopted after 1 September 2006 

If you were adopted by a Norwegian citizen on 1 September 2006 or later, you automatically became a Norwegian citizen if you

If you were adopted before 1 September 2006 

If you were adopted before 1 September 2006, you may have become a Norwegian citizen when you were adopted, or have become one later after handing in a notification or application.

If you have not become a Norwegian citizen, and are still under the age of 18, you can become Norwegian now by handing in a notification. Please contact UDI for information about what you need to do to become Norwegian.