You must hand in these documents when you apply for a residence permit (Immigration Regulations § 6-1 (2)) Checklist for religious leader/teacher


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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  • 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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If you do not have a master's degree in your religion or in pedagogics, you must hand in an explanation of the religion/ denomination’s own, non-secular, system of education for its leaders and/or teachers, if this exists.

Your employer in Norway must explain as clearly as possible what education and/or experience someone must have in order to be a leader and/or teacher in this religion/ denomination’s. Please attach documentation which shows that you have this education/experience

Additional documents for some applications

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

If you submit your application in Norway

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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. 

If you are going to work in a position which is less than 80 percent

If you are going to work for more than one employer

If the offer of employment is not continous

If you are to work in a profession for which recognition or authorisation is required

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Check here if approval or authorization is necessary in your profession, and which recognition authority you must contact  (http://www.nokut.no/en/Foreign-education/Other-recognition-systems/Regulated-professions/List-of-regulated-professions/)

If you would like your employer to apply on your behalf, or for your employer or another person in Norway 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 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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