Parent who is visiting children in Norway for up to nine months(2)

Requirements for the applicant

  • You must return to your home country after the visit.
  • If you have previously held a residence permit to visit a child in Norway, at least one year must have elapsed since you left Norway before you can be granted such a permit again. 

Requirements for the reference person

  • 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 be a resident in Norway. 
  • You must have a home.