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Information and answers to frequently asked questions about the corona situation.
You should check if the embassy or VFS application centre you will use is open to receive applications.
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
If you wish to work in Norway, you need a residence permit.
You can apply for protection (asylum) if you are persecuted or if you fear persecution or inhumane treatment in your home country.
If you wish to work while you are waiting for an answer to your application, you must apply for a permit.
Those who do not need a visa to visit Norway, can stay here for up to 90 days. There are additional rules you must follow.
Some people become Norwegian citizens when they are born. Others can apply for Norwegian citizenship.
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 go to school, you can apply for a study permit.
For British citizens or family members of British citizens who live or work in Norway by 31 December 2020.
With a permanent residence permit or permanent right of residence, 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.
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 have been expelled from Norway, but you nevertheless wish to travel here, you can apply to have the prohibition against entry lifted.
If you have a family immigration permit and have been abused by your spouse or cohabitant, you can apply for an independent residence permit.