Inheritance Registration application guidelines

The Embassy of Afghanistan in Oslo issues inheritance forms to Afghan nationals and Afghan-born individuals residing in, and applying from Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

Applications for an inheritance form can only be made in person by the applicant. The applicant must be accompanied by three guarantors and two witnesses (see "Checklist of requirements" below for details).

Checklist of requirements

All applicants for inheritance registration must:
  • Be present, through a pre-arranged appointment, at the Consular Section of the Embassy.
  • Provide two standard passport size photos affixed to the appropriate box in the application form. Photos must be taken directly off the face and show both ears.
  • Bring three referees with fully detailed and signed affidavits, including two photos of each (Referees are individuals other than the applicant’s close relatives who can testify to the facts of the inheritance).
  • Bring two witnesses, including their full details and photos.
  • Provide documents verifying the identity of the applicant.
  • Provide documents relating to the inheritance concerned.
  • Provide documents verifying current address of the applicant such as utility bills.
  • Pay the processing fee (see fees table below).
Processing fees and postage costs

Item Amount
Inheritance form 115 Euro (including 2 Euro for bank charges in Norway)
Return postage cost (if necessary) 20 Euro

Payment methods


The processing fees and all other consular charges are only payable in Euros. Payment in any other currency will not be accepted.

Inheritance form fees and all consular charges must be paid by certified bank cheque (money order) made payable to "The Embassy of Afghanistan, Oslo". A money order (or certified bank cheque) can be obtained at any bank, regardless of whether you hold an account there or not, by paying the required amount alongside any applicable fee.

Applicants who are applying in person at the Embassy must pay by credit/ debit card upon applying.

Payments in cash, personal cheques or bank transfer are not accepted under any circumstances.

All payments must cover the total amount that is payable to the Embassy, including any applicable fees, and must be received by the Embassy together with your application.

How to apply

All applicants must contact the Consular Section in advance to book an interview appointment. The Consular Section’s opening hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.
The Consular Section is closed outside these hours as well as on Saturdays and Sundays.

At the appointed time, the applicants alongside witnesses and guarantors should arrive at the Embassy. The Embassy address is as follows:

Consular Section
Embassy of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange Rolvs Gate 5
0244 Oslo
Norway

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The interview, conducted by the Consul, may last for one to two hours. Usually, inheritance forms are issued at the end of the interview. In some cases, the applicants will be asked to return on a specified day and time to pick up their forms. At the request of applicants, where their re-appearance at the Embassy is not necessary, their inheritance form and documents can be sent by mail in which case the applicants will be required to present a registered, self-addressed return envelope or make the necessary payment to cover postage cost.

Return of original documents

All original documents submitted as part of application for inheritance registration will be returned to the applicant after the due process.

Ready to apply?
If you have read the information above and are ready to apply, contact the Consular Section of this Embassy to arrange an appointment for a personal interview.

Have any questions or need more information?

For further information, please contact the Consular Section during its opening hours (Monday through Friday from 9 am to 12 noon).

Telephone: (+47) 22 12 35 70

E-mail: consular.section@afghanistanembassy.no

Postal Address:
Consular Section
Embassy of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange- Rolvs gate 5
0244 Oslo
Norway 

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange-Rolvs gate 5  -  0244 Oslo  -  Norway  -  Phone: + 47 22 12 35 70

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