Renunciation from BH Citizenship


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Total costs amount 6.780,00 NOK


1. The Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina decides about the case in question.

2. Citizenship of BiH is renounced when a competent authority in BiH issues a decision, accepting the statement of renunciation and when the applicant gets such decision in the Embassy of BiH.

Consular Fee according to the Consular Fee Tariffs payable to bank account: 6030.05.73897, Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Please include required amount for the expenses of registered mail - via Posten Norge.

3. When submitting documents from Norway with an "Apostille" certificate (by Statsforvalteren - County governor), there is a possibility that such documents should have a certification "Presented as an original document" (by Notary Public - Notarius Publicus)! When supplying translations done in Norway with an "Apostille" certificate (by Statsforvalteren), it is necessary to have certified a signature of the Government Authorized Translator by Notary Public (Notarius Publicus)!

4. The persons who initiate the proceedings of renunciation from BiH citizenship are warned to avoid any traveling until the end of the proceedings!



Dual citizenship as of 01 January 2020

Pursuant to the Law on Citizenship of the Kingdom of Norway, which entered into force on 01 January 2020, persons may apply for admission to Norwegian citizenship. The acquisition of citizenship of the Kingdom of Norway does not terminate the citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is allowed to have one or more citizenships in addition to a Norwegian citizenship. 

All relevant information can be obtained at the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI)