Norway Visa & Passport Photos


Below is an outline of Norwegian Passport Photo Requirements.

  • Norwegian passport photos must be sharp, clear and of good quality
  • They must be printed on high resolution, quality photo paper
  • Black & white or colour are accepted for Norwegian passport photos
  • Norwegian passport photos must be 35-40 mm (approx. 1 1/2 inch) wide
  • Recent Photos required – No more than 6 months old
  • The photos be taken from the front, and against a light background
  • The face must occupy 70-80 % of the Norwegian passport photo
  • No hair must cover the eyes in Norwegian passport photos
  • Mouth must be closed for Norwegian passport photos
  • Glasses are permitted in Norwegian passport photos
  • The lenses must not be tinted and the frames must not obscure the eyes
  • There must not be any reflection in the lenses
  • Head-dress for religious reasons is permitted in Norwegian Passport Photos
  • The head-dress also must not cast any shadows across the face