Permanent residence permit with refugee status (protection/asylum)


This information is aimed at persons holding a permanent residence permit with refugee status (protection) in Norway.

If you have a permanent residence permit, the UDI may decide that your residence permit is no longer valid. It may mean that you are no longer allowed to live in Norway or that you will be granted a new residence permit and your residence period in Norway will restart.

If you lose your permanent residence permit, you also lose your Norwegian travel documents.

How am I notified that I risk losing my residence permit?

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  • You have provided incorrect information in your case

  • You have provided incorrect information about your identity

  • You have stayed too long outside Norway

You may lose your refugee status

How will I be informed that I have lost my residence permit?

Must I leave Norway?

  • You can be granted a new permit

  • You may need to leave Norway

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