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Norwegian Citizenship

Learn everything you need to know about qualifying to become a citizen of Norway. It is possible for citizens of other countries to become citizens of Norway – but it is understandably not an easy process!...
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Brexit and Norway: The Ambassador Speaks

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...
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Asylum Centres to Close

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...
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Football for Asylum Seekers

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...
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Høyre Backs Dual Citizenship

Campaigners to bring dual citizenship to Norway are celebrating after the leading party in the Norwegian government backed the concept at their annual conference. Norway is the only Nordic country – and one of very few European...
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Why Move to Norway?

Why do so many people from around the world want to move to little old Norway? Equality The egalitarian values which are at the heart of Norway's welfare state manifest themselves throughout society in many ways. Gender...
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Immigration from Outside Europe

Moving to Norway from outside the EU/EEA is possible for skilled workers, students and various other categories. If you're an EU/EEA citizen, the process of moving to Norway is pretty straightforward. Unfortunately if you're from the...
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Retire to Norway

How to retire to Norway: The rules and regulations you need to know. I get many emails from people all over the world asking if they can spend their last years in Norway. I completely understand!...
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From Australia to Norway for Love

My story of how I am now living a ‘life in Norway’ began a little over two years ago. My best friend of 12 years had moved to Norway 2 years prior to see if she...

Living in Alta: First Impressions

Here are some of the first impressions I had about Alta, Norway, after moving there as a student. They say that the first impression is the most important thing when meeting someone new, or in my...