What is a resettlement refugee?
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) can help you who are a refugee. One of the solutions they offer is that you may be offered protection in another country than the one you are in now. This is known as being a resettlement refugee (quota refugee).
How to become a resettlement refugee
Who can become a resettlement refugee in Norway?
- If you are to come to Norway as a resettlement refugee, the UNHCR have to send your application to Norway.
- The UDI considers the application from the UNHCR, and decides whether or not you can come to Norway.
- You cannot send an application to become a resettlement refugee in Norway directly to the UDI. The UDI does not ask the UNHCR to send us the application of a specific person.
- Norway grants roughly 3 000 resettlement refugees in 2019.