A married couple who no longer wish to live together can apply for separation and divorce. It is not necessary for both of you to agree on the separation, and there is no duty to give reasons. The county governor will contact your spouse if you apply alone. Application forms should be sent to the County Governor's Office in the county where the couple last lived together.
Here you can search for first names and surnames and find out how many in Norway who has the name and how it has been used over time.
You can change your first name, middle name and last name. Note that the middle name is not a first name. Names which can be used as a surname, may also be taken as a middle name.
If you are a father or co-mother and share custody with the mother, you must approve the name choice mother has reported. You do this online.
When the Tax Administration has sent you a request to select a name for your baby, you can report it online. This only applies to first-time name choice.
Here you can see the process for registering your child in the National Population Register and how you can give him or her a name.
Here you can order information from the National Population Register, like certificates, extracts and printouts. The National Population Register is a part of the Norwegian Tax Administration.
A confirmation of parental responsibility shows the parental responsibility that's registered for a child. You may need a confirmation for application processes, for example a bank or insurance company.
Everyone who gets married receives a confirmation after the marriage has been registered with the Tax Administration. If you need a marriage certificate on paper or you would like a copy, you can order one here.
The County Governor has an electronic form you can use to send documents and other information, to handle a case. The electronic form can also be used to send a message to County Governor.