You can be granted a residence permit as a seasonal worker if you are going to do a job that can only be carried out at a special time of the year, or if you are going to work as a holiday stand-in for a permanent employee.
The applicant is the person who wishes to visit or live in Norway.
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Youmust have a job before you apply for a residence permit.
The work must be full-time for the whole period you will be staying here. You do not need vocational training.
What kind of work is not seasonal?
Examples of work that is not deemed to be seasonal work:
There are no longer restrictions for entering Norway due to the corona pandemic. UDI has now started to process more applications for residence permits for seasonal workers. If you have an open application for a seasonal worker permit with UDI, you must send us updated documentation. Read more here.