Want to apply Protection (asylum) and travel document for family members of refugees


Spouses, cohabitants and children of those have received a residence permit as a refugee in Norway, can apply for family immigration. After they have arrived in Norway they can apply for refugee status and travel document for refugees.

Family members who have not arrived in Norway yet

If you have a spouse, cohabitant or parent who has been given a residence permit as a refugee in Norway, you must first apply for family immigration

If you receive a family immigration permit, you can move to Norway. When you have arrived in Norway, you can apply for refugee status and a travel document for refugees. This is called ‘derived’ refugee status. 

Family members who are already in Norway

If you have a spouse, cohabitant or parent who has been given a residence permit as a refugee in Norway, and you have arrived in Norway through family immigration, you can now apply for refugee status and a travel document for refugees. This is called ‘derived’ refugee status. 

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