Norway issues a safer passport with unique design

New safer Norwegian passport

Norway has started to issue safer passports to its citizens. The application for the new passport can be submitted at all passport and ID offices in Norway. The new passport will be more secure and will be difficult to forge.

The new passport will be instrumental in preventing evils like ID theft, terrorism, and human trafficking. The first new passports have been issued on October 19, 2020. They were issued to Ine Eriksen Søreide, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Monica Mæland, the Minister of Justice and Public Security.

The application procedure for the new passport will be the same as before. For applying, an appointment has to be booked at The existing passport holders with validity remaining in them needn’t apply for the new passport. They can apply for the new passport once their current passport expires.

The passport has details from Norwegian nature that’s used both as security element and background illustration. A distinct feature of the new passport’s design is that when UV light is applied on the pages of the passports it reveals a reproduction of the Norwegian landscape that changes from day to night.

Neue Design Studio designed the new passport. Their creative and innovative design won a competition for the passport design that, besides its safety features, had criteria like:

  • Expressing the Norwegian identity
  • Maintaining Norwegian traditions
  • Having relevance that stays for many years
  • Universal design
  • High functionality

The design is lauded for successful in instilling a sense of belonging to Norway in its citizens irrespective of their gender, age, or the region the passport-holder originates from.

Norway visit visa offers you a great opportunity to reach out for several attractions of Norway. The country offers so many thrilling tasks you can undertake like skiing and trekking. The beauty of its landscape will also captivate anyone and will want them to return on a Norway tourist visa.

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