Foster child who has foster parents in Norway(2)

Requirements for the applicant

  • You must have lived on a permanent basis with your foster parents in your home country.
  • You must be under the age of 18.

Requirements for the reference person

  • If you are foster parents, you must have confirmation from the authorities in your home country that you have parental responsibility for the foster child, and you must be approved by the Child Welfare Service in Norway.
  • You must have one of these types of residence permits:
    • a permanent residence permit (formerly known as settlement permit)
    • a valid residence permit that forms the basis for a permanent residence permit, for example a residence permit for protection, most types of family immigration permits, or a residence permit for self-employed persons with a company in Norway.  (You can check in the decision you received from the UDI whether your residence permit forms the basis for a permanent residence permit.)
  • You must have a home.