Want to apply
The applicant is the person who wishes to visit or live in Norway.
Do you have a family member living in Norway who you want to come and live with? If so, you may be eligible for applying for family immigration for
Are you an EU/EEA national or a family member of an EU/EEA national?
If so, you can:
If you are going to stay in Norway for up to 90 days, you must apply for a visitor's visa.
If you wish to work in Norway, for example as a skilled worker or a seasonal worker, you need a residence permit.
If you want to learn about Norwegian culture and language by staying with a Norwegian host family, you can apply for an au pair permit.
If you are to study at a university college/university/vocational school, or attend school, you can apply for a study permit.
You can apply for protection (asylum) if you are persecuted or if you fear persecution or inhumane treatment in your home country.
With a permanent residence permit or permanent right of residency, you can reside and work in Norway indefinitely.
If you are staying in Norway without a legal residence permit, you must return to your home country. You can apply for support to return.
Some people become Norwegian citizens when they are born. Others can apply for Norwegian citizenship.
If you have been expelled from Norway, but you nevertheless wish to travel here, you can apply to have the prohibition against entry lifted.
If you hold a residence permit in Norway, you can apply for a Norwegian travel document for refugees or an immigrant's passport.
If you are a Swedish, Danish, Icelandic and Finnish citizen, you must report relocation to the National Population Register.
If you have a family immigration permit and have been abused by your spouse or cohabitant, you can apply for an independent residence permit.