You must hand in these documents with your application for a residence permit (Immigration Act section 46) Checklist for single mother or father with a child over the age of 18 in Norway


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The applicant is a citizen of : Iran

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How to use the checklist

Underneath is a list of the documents you need to submit when you apply for family immigration. Some of the documents you the applicant have to get and others the reference person need to get.

  • Print the list.
  • Mark every submitted document in the check list
  • Sign the last page.
  • You as the applicant should then submit this checklist, the questionnaire and copies of all the relevant documents in person. You must also bring the original documents. 

On this page, we use the words 'reference person' and 'applicant

  • The reference person = the family member living in Norway.
  • The applicant = the person who wants to move to Norway or continue living here and who needs a residence permit

Application documents 

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The signature form is the attachment you received via email when you registered your application online. Please print it and bring it with you. If you are handing in your application at a Danish embassy, please bring a filled-out application form instead. (www.udi.no/forms)

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You can use this form Form for granting Power of Attorney, pdf, 710 kB (pdf, 677 kB) (www.udi.no/forms) or the form you received by email when you registered your application in the Application Portal.

Identity documents for the applicant

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  • If you hand in your application in Norway, you normally only need to show your passport and hand in the copies.
  • If you hand in your application abroad, you must normally hand in both your passport and the copies. If you need your passport back before you receive an answer to your application, please contact the place where you hand in the application. 

Documents about your family

Documentation of the income of the reference person (please choose the cathegory which is relevant for the reference person)

You must document that the reference person has an income of at least 

NOK 300 988 per year pre-tax

 now. In addition, the reference person’s income last year must have been at about the same level. The reference person cannot have received any financial assistance from NAV (økonomisk sosialhjelp) during the last 12 months. Please check the income requirements, what kind of income that counts and whether you can be exempted from any of the requirements at www.udi.no/incomerequirement.

Financial guarantee from the reference person's spouse or cohabitant

As a general rule the reference person in Norway must meet the income requirement. If the reference person does not have sufficient income, the reference person's spouse or cohabitant may fulfil the requirement instead. 

In such cases the reference person's spouse or cohabitant must have an income of at least 

NOK 300 988 per year pre-tax

. Please check the requirements for the person providing an financial guarantee at www.udi.no/familyguarantee.

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The spouse or cohabitant must fill in the Guarantee form for residence in a family immigration case (pdf, 677 kB) to confirm that he or she will support the applicant.

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In the contract/confirmation it must be clear how long the employment will last and the scope (full time or part-time) of the employment. If your work is temporary, you should enclose a confirmation from your employer if it is possible to prolong your contract.

Documents you must hand in if the reference person works

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In the contract/confirmation it must be clear how long the employment will last and the scope (full time or part-time) of the employment. If your work is temporary, you should enclose a confirmation from your employer if it is possible to prolong your contract.

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Documents you must hand in if the reference person receives benefits from NAV

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Documents you must hand in if the reference person is self-employed (sole proprietorship)

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Documents you must hand in if they apply to the reference person’s current situation

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The reference person must have earned at least 

NOK 300 988 per year pre-tax

.

Housing documentation

If you are applying from Norway because you qualify as a skilled worker

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  • If you have completed an education or a degree at a university or university college, you must hand in your diploma or other documentation which shows what education or degree you have completed.
  • If you have completed a vocational training programme at upper secondary school level, you must hand in both a diploma and a transcript of your grades which shows how long the education lasted, the level and the content.
  • If you have taken education which you have not completed,  you must hand in documentation which shows how long the education lasted, the level and the content.

If you have previously handed in this documentation to the UDI, you do not have to hand it in again. 

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You must hand in documents which contain detailed information from your previous employers regarding how long you worked there, what training you were given, your work tasks and your qualifications. 

You only need to document work experience in addition to, or instead of, documentation of education if the work experience should be part of the assessment of whether or not you are a skilled worker. 

Originals and copies of the documents

Requirements for documents from Norway 

You do not need to bring originals of documents from Norwegian authorities. You are only to hand in a copy of the document. The copy does not need to be stamped.

Requirements for documents from other countries than Norway

  • You must bring the original documents and your passport. If you apply from Norway, you must present the original documents and your passport. If you apply from abroad, you must submit the original documents and your passport. These documents will be checked by the embassy and will be returned to you at the same place as you submitted the application.
  • The original documents from your home country must be legalised by the foreign authority. You can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or equivalent in your home country to get information about how to get your documents legalised. No legalisation of your passport is required.
  • You must also bring copies of all the documents and your passport.
    • If you hand in your application abroad, the copies must be stamped by the authorities in your country, or by a notarius publicus.
    • If you hand in your application to the police in Norway you do not need to have the copies stamped (neither the copies of your documents, nor the copies of your passport). 
  • If your documents are in a different language than Norwegian or English, they must be translated to Norwegian or English by an authorised/certified translator. It must be stated on the translation who translated the document and when.
  • You must also hand in a copy of the translations. If you hand in your application abroad, the copy of the translation must be stamped by the authorities in your country, or a notarius publicus.
  • Do you have documents from different countries? Check at udi.no/apostille what you need to do to get documents from different countries certified.

Application questionnaire to be filled out by the applicant (not the reference person in Norway) 

The UDI will look at your answers when we process your application. It is therefore important that you fill in this questionnaire as accurately as possible, even if not all the questions are relevant to your situation. 

Information about you and your family members

 

  1. Where do you live?

 

 

  1.  Do you live with anyone? If yes, with whom do you live?

 

 

  1. Where do you plan to stay in Norway?

 

 

  1. Information about your spouse: Name, date of birth/date of death, marital status, place of residence






  2. Information about your parents: Name, date of birth/date of death, marital status, place of residence






  3. Information about your children: Name, date of birth/date of death, marital status, place of residence






  4. Information about your grandchildren: Name, date of birth/date of death, marital status, place of residence

 

 

 

 

 

 

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