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Apply for a Norwegian ID number

The Norwegian ID number is an 11 digit personal identifier, issued by the Norwegian National Registry (Folkeregisteret).

Who:

Students staying in Norway for more than six months can apply for a Norwegian ID number after obtaining the residence card/registration certificate.

Book an online appointment at the Norwegian Tax Administration (Skatteetaten).

Documentation:
  • Passport or ID card (must include information about gender)
  • Registration certificate (EU/EEA/EFTA citizens)
  • Residence card (NON-EU/EEA/EFTA citizens)
  • Tenancy agreement with your address in Bergen

The documentation requirements may vary depending on your nationality.

Where

Norwegian Tax Administration/Skatteetaten,  Nonnesetergaten 4 

Office hours Monday-Friday 9:00-15:00

Please notify UiB by using this online form when you receive your Norwegian ID number.