Want to apply
The applicant is the person who wishes to visit or live in Norway.
Many applicants and reference persons who are waiting for family immigration from Afghanistan contact UDI now. You will find information regarding the situation in Afghanistan and applications about residency in Norway here.
If you have questions about leaving Kabul, you will find information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website (external website).
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
For British citizens or family members of British citizens who live or work in Norway by 31 December 2020.
Are you an EU/EEA national or a family member of an EU/EEA national?
If so, you can either:
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 go to 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 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.
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.