People who can work in Norway for less than three months without a residence permit


Normally, nationals of countries outside the EU/EEA must apply for a residence permit for work purposes in Norway. In some cases, you do not need a residence permit if you plan to work in Norway for less than three months.

Unless you are covered by one of the exemptions below, you must apply for a residence permit for work purposes.

What is your occupation?

  • Researchers and lecturers

  • Employees of international companies

  • Technical experts

  • Commercial and business travellers

  • Medical practitioners

  • Religious preachers

  • Athletes and their accompanying support network

  • Journalists and photographers

  • Flight crew members on aircrafts in international traffic

  • Staff on foreign trains, busses or trucks in international traffic

  • Crews on board laid-up ships

  • Tour guides

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