Articles for naturalisations

Articles, analysis, and publications


  1. Record number of naturalisations in 2021 in wake of new law Article 4 May

    41 100 persons were granted Norwegian citizenship last year. This was the highest number in a single year ever. Swedes, Eritreans and Russians were the largest groups among those naturalised.


  1. Sharp increase in number of naturalisations Article 21 May

    There were 19 700 naturalisations during 2020. This constituted an increase of 49 percent from 2019. The increase was most probably related to the change in the Nationality Act, which came into effect 1st of January 2020 and made holding multiple citizenships legal for all citizens.