Submission of the asylum application and registration with the police
- You will be registered by and must submit your asylum application to the National Police Immigration Service.
- You must state your name, age and address.
- You must submit your passport and any other documents that can tell us who you are.
- You must state the name, age and address of your closest relatives.
- You will have your fingerprints taken.
- You must explain how you came to Norway and whether you have been in other countries on your way here.
- You must then briefly explain why you are applying for asylum and what you fear.
- After you are registered, you will be taken to a transit reception centre
What happens at the transit centre?
Here you will stay until you are moved to an ordinary asylum reception centre.
- You will be tested for tuberculosis and must undergo a health examination.
- The Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS) will inform you about your rights and obligations as an asylum seeker.
- You will get information about what it is important that you talk about in the asylum interview.
- You will stay at the transit centre until you have been interviewed by the UDI. After the interview, you are moved to an ordinary asylum reception centre.
Unaccompanied minor asylum seekers
- If you are under the age of 18 and are applying for asylum without being accompanied by your parents, you are entitled to a representative. You will also be appointed a lawyer.
- You will be offered an age examination.
- You get to live at a special reception centre for young people.