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.
If you have previously opted out of receiving letters and documents from public authorities digitally, and now wish to change this, you can do so here.
You can add or change a postal address if you want post from the public sector to be sent there instead of your address registered with the National Population Register. This also applies even if you live abroad.
If you intend to move within Norway, you must send a change of address notification to the National Population Register (folkeregisteret) no later than eight days after you have moved. The National Population Register is managed by the Norwegian Tax Administration.
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.
You must notify the tax office in Norway if you intend to leave Norway to go to a country outside the Nordic countries. If you are moving to another Nordic country, the move only needs to be reported in the country you are moving to.
If you plan to live in Norway for more than 6 months, you must report your relocation to Norway no later than 8 days after your arrival.
If you have your contact information deleted in the Contact and Reservation Register, you will be unable to receive SMS or e-mail messages containing useful civic information from public authorities, such as reminders telling you about your doctor appointments, changes to your water supply, or when your municipality plans to clear snow from your street, so you can move your car in time. If you want to opt out of digital communication and receive official documents and letters on paper, go to the page Opting out.