Permanent residence permit

This information is aimed at persons holding a permanent residence permit in Norway.

If you have a permanent residence permit, the UDI can decide that your residence permit is no longer valid.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 will I be notified that I risk losing my residence permit?

Reasons for losing your residence permit

  • You have provided incorrect information in your case

  • You have provided incorrect information about your identity

  • You have stayed abroad for too long

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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