Information regarding the situation in Afghanistan and applications about residence in Norway


Many applicants and family members of people staying in Afghanistan contact UDI now. Here you will find information regarding the prioritization of applications and the application process for applicants who are in Afghanistan.

Published: 20.08.2021 - Last changed: 07.09.2021

Information about leaving Afghanistan

Family immigration from Afghanistan

Protection in Norway

  • What can the Norwegian authorities do for my family in Afghanistan?

  • Will the situation in Afghanistan have any influence on my application for protection (asylum)?

Evacuated persons who are in Norway

  • I and/or my family were evacuated from Afghanistan to Norway by the Norwegian authorities. What must we do to get a residence permit?

  • I and/or my family now live in a quarantine hotel or at the national asylum reception centre. Can I leave this place to stay with my family?

  • Can I have visitors while staying at the Oslofjord Convention Center (OCC)?

  • Can I go on an overnight visit elsewhere while staying at the Oslofjord Convention Center (OCC)?

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