Are you having trouble finding your way around www.udi.no? Here you will find a guide to the most important pages.
Do you know which keyword you are searching for information about? Then we recommend using our alphabetised keyword list.
You can find a link to the list from the main page, where it looks like this:
Family: Information for you who wish to live with a family member in Norway, or who wish to have a family member come to Norway to live with you.
Work: Information for you who wish to work in Norway or employ foreign workers.
Studies: Information for you who wish to study in Norway.
EU/EEA/EFTA: Information for EU/EEA nationals who wish to live in Norway and their family members.
Visa: Information for you who wish to come to Norway on a short visit (maximum 90 days).
Permanent residency: Information for you who would like to apply for a permanent residence permit.
Citizenship: Information for you who wish to become a Norwegian citizen.
Travel documents: Information for you who wish to apply for a Norwegian refugee travel document or an immigrant's passport.
Au pair: Information for families who wish to have an au pair and for you who would like to be an au pair in Norway.
Return and repatriation: Information about schemes which can offer support to people returning to their home countries.
Protection (Asylum): Information for you who are applying for protection (asylum) in Norway.
Do you know when my application will be processed?
How do i book an appointment for handing in application documents/attachments?
How long are the case processing times at the UDI?
How do I get myself a residence card (replaces the residence sticker in passport scheme)?
Where do I register my application electronically?
How can I contact the UDI?
Which documents must I hand in with my application?
What are the requirements for family immigration? Requirements for the person in Norway. Requirements for the person who wishes to move to Norway.
If I do not fill the requirements for a family immigration permit, are there any other kinds of residence permits which i can apply for?
Is it possible for me to get a residence and work permit in Norway (Please look at the requirements for the different types of work permits to see if one suits you.)
Where do I find information for skilled workers and spesialists?
How do I renew my residence permit?
What kind of permit should I apply for if I wish to come to Norway to get married?
What requirements are there for knowledge of the Norwegian language in order to get a permanent residence permit or Norwegian citizenship?
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