In 2020, seasonal workers in Norway can renew their residence permit for more than six months.


If you are in Norway and have or have recently had a residence permit as a seasonal worker, you can renew your residence permit even if this means that you will have a permit as a seasonal worker for more than six months in total. 

Published: 25.03.2020

You must have a job offer for seasonal work in the agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishing or fishing industries.

The job offer can be with the employer you have now or with a new employer.

To apply for a renewed residence permit:

  • Register the application online.
  • Pay the application fee
  • The police will tell you how to submit the documents for the application.
  • You do not need to meet with the police to submit the application

You can start working in your new job as soon as you have registered the application in the online application portal and paid the application fee.

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