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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).


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).

  • 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.


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.