You must hand in these documents when you apply for a residence permit Checklist for artist, musician, performer or their required support staff


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 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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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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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.  

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The contract must be for a specified continous period of time. It must contain information about payment/benefits for each person the contract covers, working hours and place of work. It must be signed by the employer/client and the applicant or the leader if you are a member of a group or a band. If you have several assignments, you must enclose all the contracts.

Additional documents for some applications

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

If you are applying from Norway, or wish to wait in Norway while your application is being processed, because you qualify as a skilled worker

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For example: Visitor's visa, residence permit in another Schengen country and /or documentation which shows when you travelled into Norway/Schengen.

If you have a residence permit in Norway, you do not have to hand in anything. 

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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. 

If you want your employer or another person in Norway to follow up your application in UDI

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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 want to work during application processing

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 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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The contract must be for a specified continous period of time. It must contain information about payment/benefits for each person the contract covers, working hours and place of work. It must be signed by the employer/client and the applicant or the leader if you are a member of a group or a band. If you have several assignments, you must enclose all the contracts.

Date/place:
Signature: