You must submit these documents when you apply for a residence permit Students at university college/university/vocational school and in upper secondary education


Informasjon

The applicant is the person who wishes to visit or live in Norway. 

Name:
DUF number/date of birth:

How to use the list

When you turn up to your appointment with the police or embassy/consulate you must hand in this list and copies of the documents on this list. You must also present the original documents

If any of your documents are in a different language than Norwegian or English, you must hand in a translation of the documents into Norwegian or English.

It is your responsibility to make sure that you have handed in all documents on the list which are required for your application. If all relevant documents are not handed in, this may lead to longer processing time or your application being rejected.

Please note: Some embassies may request additional documents based on local conditions if you are applying from abroad.

Documentation you must hand in when applying for the first time

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The cover letter is the attachment you received via e-mail when you registered your application online. Please print it and bring it with you. If it was not possible for you to apply online, please bring a filled-out application form. (www.udi.no/en/forms)

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You must show that you have funds equivalent of NOK 103 950 per year or that you will have a yearly income equivalent of this sum (or a combination of funds and income). You must document this in one or more of these ways:

  • Statement of support from the State Education Loan Fund (Lånekassen) or documentation which shows that you receive other types of grants/financial support
  • A work contract for part time work which shows how many hours you will work per week, your pay and the duration of the contract. 
  • A bank statement from your account  in a Norwegian bank, or a statement from the educational institution that you have deposited the amount in an account that the educational institution has opened for this purpose.
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This can be a house, apartment, a room in a shared flat or similar. If you are renting, you must hand in a written rental contract which is approved by the house owner, manager or housing co-operative.  

Additional documents for some applications

If you submit your application in a country other than your home country

If you want a representative to be able to talk with the UDI on your behalf

If you are between 15 and 18 years old

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You must hand in one of these two documents

Your parents must go to the embassy/consulate/Visa Application Centre to hand in the form or statement and show their passport or another form of ID with photo and signature. Alternatively , your parents can have the form/statement stamped by a notary public. 

Documents which you must hand in when you apply to renew your residence permit

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The cover letter is the attachment you received via e-mail when you registered your application online. Please print it and bring it with you. If it was not possible for you to apply online, please bring a filled-out application form. (www.udi.no/en/forms)

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You must show that you have funds equivalent of NOK 103 950 per year or that you will have a yearly income equivalent of this sum (or a combination of funds and income). You must document this in one or more of these ways:

  • Statement of support from the State Education Loan Fund (Lånekassen) or documentation which shows that you receive other types of grants/financial support
  • A work contract for part time work which shows how many hours you will work per week, your pay and the duration of the contract. 
  • A bank statement from your account  in a Norwegian bank
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A bank statement which shows how much money you had in your account on the first day of every month for the last six months. 

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The educational institution must fill out this form: Statement on study progress, pdf, 835 kB, Norwegian language only (www.udi.no/en/forms)

Date/place:
Signature: