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


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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 you having to wait longer for an answer 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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  • 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. 
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The cover letter is the attachment you received via email 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/forms)

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You must show that you have funds equivalent of NOK 116 369 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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You must document this in one or more of these ways:

  • Receipt of payment of the tuition fee from the school/university/university college
  • 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.

The money for the tuition fee comes in addition to the sum of NOK 116 369 per year which you must show that you have for your living expenses. 

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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 follow up your application in UDI on your behalf

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

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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  • 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. 
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The cover letter is the attachment you received via email 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/forms)

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You must show that you have funds equivalent of NOK 116 369 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/all your accounts in a Norwegian bank
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You must document this in one or more of these ways:

  • Receipt of payment of the tuition fee from the school/university/university college
  • 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.

The money for the tuition fee comes in addition to the sum of NOK 116 369 per year which you must show that you have for your living expenses. 

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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 (pdf, 598 kB) (www.udi.no/forms)

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