How to become a citizen of Norway. It is possible for citizens of other countries to become citizens of Norway. The rules vary depending on your circumstances, but generally anyone who has been legally resident in Norway for at least seven years will have earned the opportunity to apply. Norwegian citizens can vote in national elections, and receive a Norwegian passport. According to the … [Read more...]
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Relocation from overseas to Norway can be a stressful time. Having to deal with a new home, a new job, and a new culture all at once is something that's almost impossible to prepare for. But we'll do our best to help! Here's some helpful relocation advice from foreigners who have successfully moved to Norway.
The Norwegian Government confirms that it supports the concept of double citizenship, and that proposals will be presented before the end of the year. Immigration and Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug announced on Wednesday that the Government is in favour of a change in the Citizens' Act that would allow for dual citizenship. Proposals to introduce a system of dual citizenship (known as … [Read more...]
The British Ambassador to Norway speaks about life post-Brexit. The UK will take several steps to maintain a strong post-Brexit relationship with Norway, the British Ambassador to Norway has said. Sarah Gillett wrote an editorial piece for our friends at The Local in which she says that Britain wants a "new, deep and special" partnership with Norway. While the piece of course doesn’t shed any … [Read more...]
17 asylum reception centres are to close after a big drop in asylum applications to Norway. According to a report in The Local, Norway’s Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has said that it will close 17 asylum centres across the country. Norway's national broadcaster NRK reported that the decision is likely to affect several hundred under-age asylum seekers. A big drop in asylum seekers A UDI … [Read more...]
The Norwegian Football Association has entered into an agreement to provide access to football activities for asylum seekers in Norway. During the past year, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has entered into agreements on activities for those in asylum centres with the voluntary and humanitarian organisations Caritas Norge, the Salvation Army, the Church City Mission, … [Read more...]