Refugee travel document if you have refugee status in another country (transfer refugee status)
UDI can grant you a travel document if you have been given a residence permit in Norway and have refugee status in another country.
- have resided in Norway for more than two years, or
- have been granted a permanent residence permit, or
- have received permission to stay in Norway beyond the validity period of your travel document
- have a refugee status in a country bound by the Council of Europe Convention on the Transfer of Responsibility for Refugees
If you have received a travel document from a country that is not bound by the treaty
You cannot get a travel document. You must meet the requirements for an immigration passport to be issued a Norwegian travel document. To read the requirements for an immigrant´s passport, you must follow this link. Enter which country you (the applicant) are a citizen of and select «Immigrant´s passport». Then choose what applies to you under "who are you", and there you can read the requirements.
You have refugee status in a country bound by the treaty
If you want a Norwegian travel document, you can apply for this by using the "how to apply" button below. You must submit the foreign travel document when you apply for a Norwegian travel document, and any documents that show that you have refugee status in another country.
You have refugee status from a country that is not bound by the treaty, or you have a permit in another European country due to your relationship with the authorities of your home country:
UDI can consider issuing an immigration passport upon application, but you must submit your permit from the European country in which you received the residence permit.