Adult U.S. citizens renewing their passports through form DS-82 may be eligible to pay for their passport renewal fee online. To determine your eligibility to make an online payment for your passport renewal fee, click here. Please see the fee schedule here.
Important Message: Please note that the embassy has a foreign payment system and therefore, if you wish to pay with a non-U.S. card, you should enable the international payments option before attending your appointment.
Sending your DS-82 application for passport renewal to the Embassy:
Please use registered mail to send the following items to the Embassy; completed and signed DS-82 passport, photo, current passport, copy of payment verification from Pay.gov, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope with NOK 220 stamps attached. Please send everything to:
U.S. Citizen Services
PO Box 4075 AMB
SmartPost envelopes and pre-paid envelopes are not accepted.
Do not tape the stamps on the envelope as they will not be accepted by the post office.
We are only able to send passports with registered mail to addresses in Norway.
Processing time for passports is approximately 4 weeks.
Receiving your new passport:
Please send or bring a small (C5 size, unpadded) self-addressed, stamped envelope with NOK 220 in regular stamps attached. We will send your new passport to you with registered mail when it is printed. Please use regular Norwegian postal stamps. We are not able to use handwritten codes from Posten Norge.
Receiving a CRBA:
At the time of your appointment, kindly provide a large unpadded and self-addressed envelope with NOK 270 in regular stamps so your CRBA can be sent back via registered mail. We are not able to return envelopes with the handwritten code from Posten Norge.
Acceptable Notarized Documents:
The U.S. Embassy in Oslo may accept forms, including the Parental Consent form DS-3053, that have been notarized locally by notarius publicus, sorenskriver, tingrett, or lensmann. Notarization is not acceptable from the police.
We are closed on U.S. and Norwegian holidays.
Welcome to the U.S. Citizen Services at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo. We provide information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Norway regarding passport renewal or other services listed on our website. For all non-emergency visits to the U.S. Embassy in Oslo for U.S. Citizen Services, one must schedule an appointment. Please note that not all services require a visit to the Embassy. Read the individual service instructions to determine if a visit to the Embassy is necessary.
IMPORTANT: If you are eligible to renew your passport by mail, please utilize this option to avoid visiting the embassy. We will not grant in-person appointments to applicants who are eligible to renew by mail and have the time to do so.
Passport Renewal by Mail: If you are renewing an adult 10-year passport (DS-82 application) you do not need to come into the Embassy for an appointment. With Pay.Gov, you may pay for your passport renewal online, and can expect to receive your new passport within four weeks. Check requirements for renewal by mail further below under Passport Services/Renewal by Mail. Not only is renewing your passport by mail easier for you, it avoids COVID risks for everyone! Follow the steps further below under Passport Services/Renewal by Mail to renew by mail and pay online.
If you are unable to attend a scheduled appointment, please let us know at OsloACS@state.gov as soon as possible. We will open new appointments as often as we can and reopen canceled appointments daily. Please continue to check our website for availability. Please only book one appointment per person. If you book more than one appointment, we will select one and cancel all others.
Tips for a smooth and comfortable embassy visit:
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.