How to become a permanent resident of Norway and stay in the country for good. Becoming a permanent resident of Norway is a goal for many new arrivals. It offers more protection than a regular work permit, which is usually linked to a specific job, but stops short of having to become a Norwegian citizen. The rules for permanent residence are complex and depend on many things, but the most … [Read more...]
To move to Norway with the intent to live, work, or study, you will need a residence permit. How you get one of these is determined by a complicated set of rules and regulations. Broadly speaking, the award of a residence permit depends on two things: your country of citizenship and your ability to financially sustain yourself and any dependents.
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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...]
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...]