How to Renew Your Indian Passport in Norway

How to Renew Your Indian Passport in Norway

This guide will take you through the renewal process of renewing your Indian passport in Norway. So, if you’re an Indian citizen residing in Norway and your passport has expired or is about to expire, this one’s for you.

In this guide, we'll carefully go through the steps of everything you need to know and how to submit the necessary paperwork at the Indian Embassy in Oslo.

Everything You Need Before Applying For Your Indian Passport Renewal In Norway.

Before you start your online passport application, here are some things you need to get ready to ensure a smooth application:

  • Two recent passport-sized photographs of yourself. Passport size should be 2 by 2 inches. See other specifications here.
  • Your current passport.
  • Proof of your residential permit in Norway or a letter of approval from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration if it’s expired.
  • Photocopies of the first, last and any other pages of your passport.
  • An online application form to be filled out and submitted with other documents.
  • An appointment at the Embassy of India, Oslo to submit your application.
  • Passport renewal fees. You can find the latest fee information here.
Indian Embassy in Norway: Niels Juels Gate 30, PO Box 4055 AMB, 0244, Oslo, Norway.
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Step By Step Guide To Applying For Your Indian Passport Renewal Norway.

Now that you have everything ready, it’s time to start your passport renewal process. The following is a breakdown of the steps you need to follow:

Verify everything you need on the Indian Embassy website: First, you need to reconfirm everything you need on the Embassy of India, Oslo website here. You will get the latest information on the procedures involved in passport renewal.

Start your online application: After verifying the information on the website, it’s time to start the online application. Visit the website here. If this is your first time, you need to Register otherwise, you can click the User Login tab as shown below.

Fill out the application form carefully and accurately and submit it. You’ll be able to take a copy of the filled-out form to the Embassy for submission.

Schedule an appointment at the Embassy: Filling out the application form online is just one step to completing your passport renewal process. The next step is to contact the Indian Embassy in Oslo to schedule an appointment to submit your application and documents.

Visit the Embassy on the scheduled appointment date: On the appointment date, remember to go to the Embassy with the completed online application printout and other necessary documents. Pay the passport renewal fee as mentioned on the Embassy website here.

Wait to be contacted to collect your new passport: After submitting your application, the Embassy will give you an estimated processing time. Once your passport is ready you will receive a notification. You can receive your passport in person or by courier delivery.

Extra Tips You Might Need For Your Passport Renewal.

  • Before submitting any papers, double-check their accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensure that your passport images fulfil the required specifications.
  • Keep a copy of your application and the fee receipt for your records.
  • If you have any issues or need additional clarification, please contact the Indian Embassy in Oslo for assistance.
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Estimated Processing Time For Passport Renewal.

According to the  Indian Embassy in Oslo's website, the estimated processing time for renewing your Indian passport in Norway is  4 to 6 weeks.

However, this processing time can depend on factors like:  

  • An increase in passport renewal applications means that yours may take longer to complete.
  • Incomplete or wrongly submitted documents.
  • You might need additional verification for special cases.
The Embassy website provides the latest information on estimated processing times. You can check it here.

Wrapping Up.

You can get started on your passport renewal by following the steps mentioned above. Planning, having all the necessary documentation and scheduling your appointments well will ensure that you get your renewed passport in no time at all. 

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