Requirements for both

  • Both of you must be over the age of 18.
  • You are going to live together in Norway.
  • You must meet one of the following two requirements:
    • You must have lived together for at least two years and neither of you can be married to someone else. If you have lived together in Norway, both of you must have had legal residence.
    • You have, or are expecting, a child together. You are both unmarried or divorced.
  • You must be at least 24 years old.

Requirements for the applicant

Requirements for the reference person

  • You must have or have applied for a residence permit as a student at a university college or university.
  • You must have at least one year left of your studies in Norway.
  • You must have an income of at least 

    NOK 334 876 per year pre-tax

    . This can be income from employment, loans or grants received in connection with studies, and money that you or the applicant has in an account.